On This Day

What Happened on May 24, 1985

Famous Birthdays

  • Tim Bridgman, British racing driver, born in Harlow, England
  • Yasushi Gonjo, Japanese jazz double bassist (Gingerbread Boys), born in Yamaguchi, Japan

Famous Deaths

  • Joe Darensbourg, Cajun-American dixieland-style jazz clarinetist (Jelly Roll Morton; Louis Armstrong), dies at 78
1985 Highlights

About May 24, 1985

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 36 years, 6 months and 9 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Gemini