On This Day

What Happened on February 24, 1949

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • Israel & Egypt sign an armistice agreement
  • V-2/WAC-Corporal rocket 1st object to reach 5x the speed of sound at White Sands Missile Range in New Mexico

Famous Birthdays

  • John Lever, cricketer (England lefty quick in 21 Tests 1976-81)