On This Day

What Happened on February 24, 1968

Historical Events

  • "Darling of the Day" closes at George Abbott NYC after 31 performances

Scientific Discovery

Discovery of 1st pulsar announced (CP 1919) by Jocelyn Bell Burnell and Antony Hewish

  • Gary Unger begins NHL consecutive game record of 914 games
  • US troops reconquer Hue Vietnam

Famous Birthdays

  • John Velddman, soccer player (Sparta)
  • Mitch Hedberg, American comedian (d. 2005)
1968 Highlights

About February 24, 1968

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 53 years, 9 months and 4 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Pisces