On This Day

What Happened on June 24, 2012

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • Female athletes will be allowed to compete for Saudi Arabia at the Olympics for the first time
  • Mohamed Morsi of the Muslim Brotherhood becomes President of Egypt

Famous Deaths

  • John Morgan, British ambassador (to Mexico), dies at 83
  • Lonesome George, Pinta giant tortoise and rarest creature in the world, dies at c. 100