On This Day

What Happened on February 24, 1934

Day of the Week: Saturday

Famous Birthdays

  • Bettino Craxi, Italy's 1st socialist premier (1983-87)
  • Bingu wa Mutharika, Thyolo, Nyasaland (Malawi), Malawi President (2004-2012), (d. 2012)
  • Flemming Nielsen, Danish soccer player (Olympic silver 1960)
  • Frank Chapot, American equestrian (Olympic silver 1960, 1972), born in Camden, New Jersey (d. 2016)
  • Renata Scotto, soprano and opera director (Violetta-La Traviata), born in Savona, Italy
  • Shuko Mizuno, composer

Famous Weddings

LoveWedding of Interest

High-ranking member of British intelligence Kim Philby (22) weds communist Litzi Friedmann in Vienna, Austria