What Happened on July 24, 2012

Historical Events

Friends Forever: A Novel

Danielle Steel’s novel “Friends Forever: A Novel” is published

  • Four barrels containing 248 human fetuses are found in Sverdlovsk, Russia
  • John Dramani becomes President of Ghana after the death of President John Atta Mills
2012 History

Famous Deaths

  • Chad Everett [Raymon Lee Cramton], American actor (Medical Center, Airplane II), dies from lung cancer at 75
  • John Atta Mills, Ghanaian President, dies at 68
  • Robert Ledley, American scientist (invented the CT scanner), dies at 86
  • Sherman Hemsley, American actor (All in the Family; The Jeffersons; Amen), dies from natural causes at 74

About July 24, 2012

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 11 years, 2 months and 6 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Leo

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Call Me Maybe - Carly Rae Jepsen
  • UK #1 Song: Payphone - Maroon 5 Ft. Wiz Khalifa