On This Day

What Happened on April 24, 1970

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • Gambia becomes a republic within the Commonwealth
  • People's Republic of China launches its 1st satellite transmitting song "East is Red"

Famous Birthdays

  • Damien Fleming, Australian cricket pace bowler (hat-trick on Test debut), born in Bentley, Perth, Australia
  • Emanuela Zardo, Swiss tennis star