On This Day

What Happened on April 24, 1965

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • "Comedy in Music-Opus 2" closes at John Golden NYC after 192 performances
  • Military coup under Donald Reid Cabral in Dominican Republic
  • NY Met Casey Stengel wins his 3,000 game as manager

Famous Birthdays

  • Mike Blowers, MLB infielder (NY Yankees, LA Dodgers), born in W├╝rzburg, Germany
  • Son Chang-Min, South Korean actor, born in Busan, South Korea

Famous Deaths

  • Louise Dresser, actress (State Fair, Ship Comes In, Mammy), dies at 86