What Happened on February 24, 2008

Historical Events

Event of Interest

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

About February 24, 2008

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 15 years, 7 months and 1 day
Leap Year: Yes

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Low - Flo Rida Featuring T-Pain
  • UK #1 Song: Mercy - Duffy