On This Day

What Happened on July 24, 1969

Historical Events

Famous Birthdays

  • Chris King, NBA forward (Vancouver Grizzlies)
  • Jennifer "J.Lo" Lopez, American actress and pop singer (Selena), born in The Bronx, New York
  • Rick Fox, NBA guard/forward (LA Lakers, Boston Celtics)
  • Steve Jennings, field hockey midfielder (Olympics 1996), born in Washington, D.C.

Famous Deaths

  • Witold Gombrowicz, Polish author (Ferdydurke, Dziennik), dies at 64
1969 Highlights

About July 24, 1969

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 52 years, 5 months and 27 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Leo