What Happened on October 24, 2016

Historical Events

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

Famous Deaths

  • Bobby Vee [Velline], American pop singer ("Devil Or Angel"; "Take Good Care Of My Baby"), 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
2016 Highlights

About October 24, 2016

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 6 years, 5 months and 8 days
Leap Year: Yes

Holidays: Labour Day (New Zealand)

Generation: Generation Alpha
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Scorpio

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Closer - The Chainsmokers Featuring Halsey
  • UK #1 Song: Shout Out To My Ex - Little Mix