On This Day

What Happened on May 24, 1971

Historical Events

  • A commuter bus plunges into Panama Canal, killing 38 of 43 aboard

Famous Birthdays

  • Paul Ragusa, Canadian 48 kg freestyle wrestler (Olympics 1996), born in B├╝lach, Switzerland
  • Troy Barnett, American NFL defensive end (NE Patriots), born in Jacksonville, North Carolina
1971 Highlights

About May 24, 1971

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 50 years, 6 months and 16 days
Leap Year: No

Holidays: Victoria Day (Canada)

Generation: Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Gemini