On This Day

What Happened on June 24, 1979

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

Sports record brokenBaseball Record

Rickey Henderson debuts for Oakland & steals his 1st base

MLB Outfielder Rickey Henderson
MLB Outfielder
Rickey Henderson

Famous Birthdays

  • Craig Shergold, British internet folklore subject
  • Mindy Kaling, American actress and TV producer (The Office, The Mindy Project), born in Cambridge Massachusetts
  • Petra Němcová, Czechoslovakian-born model, born in Karviná, Czechoslovakia