On This Day

What Happened on July 24, 1986

Historical Events

  • 13th Commonwealth Games open in Edinburgh, Scotland
  • SF Federal jury convicts navy radioman Jerry Whitworth of espionage

Famous Birthdays

  • Andrei Lutai, Russian figure skater
  • Megan Park, Canadian actress

Famous Deaths

  • Fritz A Lipman, discoverer (co-enzymes, Nobel 1953), dies at 87
  • Laurie Nash, Australian cricketer (two Tests for Australia 1932-36), dies at 76
1986 Highlights

About July 24, 1986

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 34 years, 4 months and 2 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Leo