On This Day

What Happened on July 24, 1991

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • Ottawa Rough Riders Board of Directors resign
  • Universityof Manchester scientist announce finding a planet outside of solar system

Famous Birthdays

  • Emily Bett Rickards, Canadian actress (Arrow), born in Vancouver, Canada

Famous Deaths

  • Freddie Brown, cricketer (English Test captain 1950-51), dies
  • Isaac Bashevis Singer, Polish-American yiddish writer (Yentl, Nobel Prize for Literature 1978), dies at 87
  • Karl Ellis, dies at 41