On This Day

What Happened on February 24, 1932

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • Sir Malcolm Campbell sets world land speed record speed of 253.96 mph driving his famous Blue Bird car at Daytona Beach, Florida

Famous Birthdays

  • Andrew Jacobs Jr, (Rep-D-IN, 1965-73, 75- )
  • Everard Goodman, English real estate developer (TOPS Estates)
  • John Vernon [Adolphus Agopsowicz], Canadian actor (Animal House, Chained Heat, Dirty Harry), born in Zehner, Saskatchewan (d. 2005)
  • Michel Legrand, French composer and jazz musician (Summer of '42, Windmills of Your Mind), born in Paris, France (d. 2019)