On This Day

What Happened on May 24, 2004

Historical Events

  • North Korea bans mobile phones.

Famous Deaths

  • Captain Stubby [Tom Fouts], American author and comedian (Captain Stubby and the Buccaneers), dies of a stroke at 85
  • Edward Wagenknecht, American literary critic (b. 1900)
  • Henry Ries, American photographer (b. 1917)
  • Milton Shulman, Canadian author and critic (b. 1913)
2004 Highlights

About May 24, 2004

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 17 years, 4 months and 20 days
Leap Year: Yes

Holidays: Victoria Day (Canada)

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