On This Day

What Happened on February 24, 2008

Historical Events

Film tv awardsAcademy Awards

80th Academy Awards: "No Country for Old Men", Daniel Day-Lewis & Marion Cotillard win

Event of interestEvent of Interest

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

Cuban Revolutionary and President Fidel Castro
Cuban Revolutionary and President
Fidel Castro

Famous Deaths

  • Larry Norman, American musician and pioneer of Christian rock music (Why Should the Devil Have All the Good Music?), dies at 60
2008 Highlights

About February 24, 2008

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 12 years, 9 months and 3 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Pisces