On This Day

What Happened on June 24, 1935

Day of the Week: Monday

Famous Birthdays

  • Pete Hamill, journalist (NY Post), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Terry Riley, American minimalist composer (In C, A Rainbow In Curved Air), born in Colfax, California

Famous Deaths

Person of interestCarlos Gardel

Carlos Gardel, Argentine singer and the most prominent figure in the history of tango, dies in a plane crash at 44