On This Day

What Happened on April 24, 2016

Famous Deaths

  • Billy Paul [Paul Williams], American soul singer ("Me & Mrs Jones"), dies of pancreatic cancer at 81
  • Jan Henrik Kayser, Norwegian concert pianist (Grieg Prize, 1978), dies at 83
  • Papa Wemba [Wembadio Kikumba], Congolese singer, known as the "King of Rumba Rock", dies after collapsing on stage at 66
  • Tommy [Tamio] Kono, American weightlifter (Olympic gold 1952, 60), dies at 85
2016 Highlights

About April 24, 2016

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 5 years, 7 months and 6 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Taurus