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)

About July 24, 2001

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 22 years, 2 months and 5 days
Leap Year: No

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

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