On This Day

What Happened on February 24, 1986

Historical Events

  • Texas Air buys Eastern Airlines for $676 million

Famous Birthdays

  • Wojtek Wolski, Polish Ice hockey player

Famous Deaths

Person of interestTommy Douglas

Tommy Douglas, Canadian politician and "Father of Medicare", dies of cancer at 81

Father of Medicare Tommy Douglas
Father of Medicare
Tommy Douglas

1986 Highlights

About February 24, 1986

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 34 years, 9 months and 5 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Pisces