What Happened on August 24, 2018

Historical Events

Music History

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

Tennis Open

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

Election of Interest

Scott Morrison becomes Prime Minister of Australia after defeating Peter Dutton in a leadership spill, replacing Malcolm Turnbull

2018 History

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

About August 24, 2018

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 4 years, 6 months and 27 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation Alpha
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Virgo

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: In My Feelings - Drake
  • UK #1 Song: Shotgun - George Ezra