On This Day

What Happened on July 24, 2014

Historical Events

  • 116 people are killed after Air AlgĂ©rie Flight 5017 crashed in Mali
  • 47th San Diego Comic-Con International opens at San Diego Convention Center
  • Fuad Masum is elected as the President of Iraq
  • Over 10,000 Palestinians protest Israel's operation in Gaza; 2 Palestinians killed after Al-Aqsa Brigades members fire at Israeli forces
  • Reuven Rivlin is sworn in as the President of Israel

Famous Deaths

  • Ik-Hwan Bae, South Korean-American violinist (Bargemusic, 1982-95) and educator (Indiana University Jacobs School of Music, 1999-2014), dies of cancer at 57
2014 Highlights

About July 24, 2014

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 7 years, 4 months and 13 days
Leap Year: No

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