On This Day

What Happened on October 24, 2016

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • Suicide bomb kills 61 and injures 117 at a police training academy in Quetta, Pakistan, ISIS claims responsibility

Famous Deaths

  • Bobby Vee, American pop singer (Night has a Thousand Eyes), dies at 73
  • Jorge Batlle Ibáñez, Uruguayan politician, President of Uruguay (2000-2005), dies at 88
  • Pete Burns, English singer (Dead or Alive, "Spin Me Round"), dies of a cardiac arrest at 57