On This Day

What Happened on April 24, 1971

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • "Frank Merriwell" opens and closes at Longacre Theater NYC (1 performance only)
  • Soyuz 10 returns to Earth

Famous Birthdays

  • Jeff Brohm, American football quarterback (San Francisco 49ers), born in Louisville, Kentucky
  • Ken Klee, NHL defenseman (Washington Capitals), born in Indianapolis, Indiana
  • Kumar Dharmasena, Sri Lankan cricketer (Sri Lankan off-spinner), born in Colombo, Sri Lanka
  • Mauro Pawlowski, Belgian guitarist and singer, born in Koersel, Belgium
  • Phil Rogers, Australian 100m breaststroker (Olympic bronze 1992, 96), born in Adelaide, South Australia