On This Day

What Happened on February 24, 1998

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events


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Elton John knighted by Queen Elizabeth II at Buckingham Palace in London

Singer Elton John
Singer
Elton John
Queen of the United Kingdom Elizabeth II
Queen of the United Kingdom
Elizabeth II

Famous Deaths

  • Antonio Prohias, Cuban-born cartoonist (b. 1921)
  • Henny Youngman, American comedian and violinist (Take my wife ... please), dies at 91