On This Day

What Happened on February 24, 2008

Historical Events

Historic Event

Fidel Castro retires as the President of Cuba due to ill health after nearly fifty years


Famous Deaths

  • Larry Norman, American musician and pioneer of Christian rock music (Why Should the Devil Have All the Good Music?), dies at 60
  • Philip Bodner, American jazz clarinetist and studio musician (also played flute, oboe, saxophone, piccolo, and English horn), dies at 90
2008 Highlights

About February 24, 2008

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 13 years, 9 months and 4 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Pisces