On This Day

What Happened on August 24, 1947

Day of the Week: Sunday

Famous Birthdays

  • Paulo Coelho, Brazilian author (The Alchemist), born in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
  • Roger De Vlaeminck, Belgian racing cyclist, born in Eeklo, East Flanders, Belgium
  • Vladimir Masorin, Russian admiral (commanded the Caspian Flotilla 1996-2002), born in Bely, Tver Oblast, Soviet Union