What Happened on August 24, 2014

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • Nurse William Pooley flies back to the UK for emergency treatment after contracting Ebola virus after attempting to treat patients in Sierra Leone

Famous Deaths


Person of interestRichard Attenborough

Richard Attenborough, English actor and director (Gandhi, Young Winston), dies at 90

Director and Actor Richard Attenborough
Director and Actor
Richard Attenborough