On This Day

What Happened on February 24, 1990

Day of the Week: Saturday

Famous Birthdays

  • Ryan Swain, English presenter (Minister FM), born in Malton, England

Famous Deaths

  • Johnnie Ray, American singer (Cry), dies of liver failure at 61

Person of interestMalcolm Forbes

Malcolm Forbes, American publisher of Forbes Magazine, dies of a heart attack at 70

Publisher Malcolm Forbes
Malcolm Forbes
  • Sandro Pertini, 7th President of Italy (1978-85), dies at 93
  • Tony Conigliaro, baseball player (Red Sox), dies of pneumonia at 45