On This Day

What Happened on May 24, 1973

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • George [Earl] Jellicoe resigns as British Lord Privy Seal and Leader of the House of Lords

Famous Birthdays

  • Dermot O'Leary, British-Irish television presenter (The X Factor), born in Colchester, Essex, England
  • Karim Alami, Moroccan tennis star, born in Casablanca, Morocco
  • Ruslana [Lyzhychko], Ukrainian singer and songwriter, born in Lviv, Ukraine
  • Ville Peltonen, Finnish hockey forward (Team Finland Olympic bronze 1998), born in Vantaa, Finland