On This Day

What Happened on August 24, 2018

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Aerosmith lead singer Steven Tyler sends cease-and-desist letter to President Trump demanding he stop using the band's songs at rallies

45th US President, Businessman and TV Personality Donald Trump
45th US President, Businessman and TV Personality
Donald Trump

Sport awardTennis Open

French Open Tennis bans Serena Williams' black Nike catsuit from future tournaments citing 'respect for the game and the place'

Tennis Player Serena Williams
Tennis Player
Serena Williams
  • Scott Morrison becomes Prime Minister of Australia after defeating Peter Dutton in a leadership spill, replacing Malcolm Turnbull

Famous Deaths

  • Robin Leach, English TV host (Life Styles of Rich & Famous), dies at 76
  • Tom Frost, American rock climber (founder gear & apparel company Patagonia), dies of prostate cancer at 82