On This Day

What Happened on June 24, 1987

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • CFL's Montreal Alouettes fold
  • Salt Lake City Trappers begin pro baseball record 29 consecutive win streak

Famous Birthdays

  • Arturo Lupoli, Italian footballer

Person of interestLionel Messi

Lionel Messi, Argentine football star striker (5 FIFA Ballon d’Or, FC Barcelona), born in Rosario, Argentina

Football Star Lionel Messi
Football Star
Lionel Messi

Famous Deaths

  • Hophnie Hobah Hines Johnson, cricketer (3 Tests for WI), dies
  • Jackie Gleason, comedian (Honeymooners), dies of colon cancer at 71