On This Day

What Happened on August 24, 2007

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • 11th Athletics World Championships open at Osaka, Japan

Famous Deaths

  • Aaron Russo, American political activist, movie producer and director (Trading Places, Wise Guys, The Rose), dies of cancer at 64
  • AndrĂ©e P. Boucher, Canadian politician, Mayor of Quebec City, dies at 70