On This Day

What Happened on August 24, 2014

Historical Events

  • Canadian Open Women's Golf, London Hunt CC: Ryu So-yeon wins by 2 from fellow South Korean Na Yeon Choi
  • 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

2014 Highlights

About August 24, 2014

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 6 years, 2 months and 5 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Virgo