On This Day

What Happened on August 24, 1949

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) goes into effect

Famous Birthdays

  • Anna Lee Fisher [Tingle], American chemist, emergency physician and astronaut (STS 51-A), born in St Albans, New York
  • Joe Regalbuto, American actor (Knots Landing, Frank-Murphy Brown), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Stephen Harrison Paulus, American composer, born in Summit, New Jersey