What Happened on August 24, 1957

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • English soccer player Jimmy Greaves' (17) 1st game for Chelsea

Famous Birthdays

  • Jeffrey Daniel, American dancer and singer (Shalamar), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Stephen Fry, English comedian and actor (Blackadder, QI), born in London

Famous Deaths

  • Albert Edward Sammons, composer, dies at 71
  • Ronald Arbuthnott Knox, British priest, broadcaster and author (Viaduct Murder), dies at 69