On This Day

What Happened on September 24, 2016

Historical Events

  • US National Museum of African American History and Culture opens in Washington D.C. (established by Act of Congress 2003)

Famous Weddings

  • No Country for Old Men actor Josh Brolin (48) weds model Kathryn Boyd in North Carolina

Famous Deaths

  • Bill Nunn, American actor (Do the Right Thing), dies at 63
  • Buckwheat Zydeco [Stanley Dural, Jr.], American B-3 organist, accordionist and singer ("Where There's Smoke, There's Fire"), dies of lung cancer at 68
2016 Highlights

About September 24, 2016

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 5 years, 1 month and 1 day
Leap Year: Yes

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