What Happened on February 24, 1938

Historical Events

  • Du Pont begins commercial production of nylon toothbrush bristles

Famous Birthdays

  • James Farentino, American actor (The Final Countdown; Dynasty; Mary), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 2012)
  • Kathleen Richardson (née Fountain), British clergywoman (President of Methodist Conference of Great Britain, 1992-93), born in Chesterfield, England
  • Louie Ramirez, American salsa and Latin jazz vibraphonist, bandleader, composer, and record producer, born in New York City (d. 1993)
  • Phil Knight, American sportswear manufacturer (Nike), born in Portland, Oregon
1938 Highlights

About February 24, 1938

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 84 years, 11 months and 7 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Pisces