On This Day

What Happened on February 24, 1938

Historical Events

  • Du Pont begins commercial production of nylon toothbrush bristles

Famous Birthdays

  • James Farentino, actor (The Final Countdown), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 2012)
  • Kathleen Richardson, president (Methodist Conference)
  • Phil Knight, American sportswear manufacturer
1938 Highlights

About February 24, 1938

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 82 years, 5 months and 11 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Pisces