On This Day

What Happened on July 24, 2009

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • FINA Congress votes to ban all body-length swimsuits; men's suits to maximally cover from the waist to knee, and women's from shoulder to knee; fabric must be a "textile" or woven material; effective 1 January 2010

Famous Deaths

  • E. Lynn Harris, American Author (b. 1955)
  • Marcel van Maele, Belgian poet and playwright, dies at 78