What Happened on July 24, 2012

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • Four barrels containing 248 human fetuses are found in Sverdlovsk, Russia
  • John Dramani becomes President of Ghana after the death of President John Atta Mills

Famous Deaths

  • Chad Everett, American actor, dies from lung cancer at 75
  • John Atta Mills, Ghanaian President, dies at 68
  • Robert Ledley, American physiologist, biophysicist, and radiologist, dies at 86
  • Sherman Hemsley, American Actor, dies from natural causes at 74