On This Day

What Happened on May 24, 1998

Historical Events

  • 51st Cannes Film Festival: "Mia aioniotita kai mia mera / Eternity and a Day" by Theo Angelopoulos wins the Palme d'Or
  • Indianapolis 500: American ex-Formula One driver Eddie Cheever Jr finishes 3 seconds ahead of 1996 winner Buddy Lazier; first Indy fully sanctioned by the IRL

Famous Birthdays

  • Daisy Edgar-Jones, British actress (Normal People), born in London, England
1998 Highlights

About May 24, 1998

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 23 years, 6 months and 9 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Gemini