On This Day

What Happened on May 24, 1973

Historical Events

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

Famous Birthdays

  • Dannes Coronel, Ecuadorian soccer defender (27 caps; El Nacional), born in Naranjal, Ecuador (d. 2020)
  • 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 pop singer and songwriter, born in Lviv, Ukrainian SSR, USSR (now Ukraine)
  • Ville Peltonen, Finnish hockey forward (Team Finland Olympic bronze 1998), born in Vantaa, Finland
1973 Highlights

About May 24, 1973

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 48 years, 4 months and 23 days
Leap Year: No

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