On This Day

What Happened on February 24, 1971

Historical Events

  • Algeria nationalizes 51 percent of French oil concessions

Famous Birthdays

  • Aki Rahunen, Finland, tennis star
  • Brian Savage, Sudbury, NHL left wing (Montreal Canadiens)
  • Pedro de la Rosa, Spanish Formula One driver
1971 Highlights

About February 24, 1971

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 49 years, 9 months and 6 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Pisces