On This Day

What Happened on February 24, 1983

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • A special commission of the U.S. Congress releases a report that condemns the practice of Japanese internment during World War II.
  • Dow Jones closes above 1100 mark for 1st time
  • USSR performs underground nuclear test

Famous Deaths

  • Herbert Norman Howells, composer, dies at 90