On This Day

What Happened on July 24, 2001

Historical Events

  • An Iranian warship in the Caspian Sea threatens a BP oil exploration ship off the coast of Azerbaijan
  • Simeon Saxe-Coburg-Gotha, the last Tsar of Bulgaria when he was a child, is sworn in as Prime Minister of Bulgaria, becoming the first monarch in history to regain political power through democratic election to a different office.

Famous Deaths

  • Georges Dor, Canadian author, composer, singer and playwright (b. 1931)
2001 Highlights

About July 24, 2001

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 20 years, 4 months and 11 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Leo