On This Day

What Happened on January 24, 2018

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • Former US Olympic team doctor Larry Nassar found guilty of molesting over 150 girls, sentenced up to 175 years in prison
  • UK charity Presidents Club forced to close after revelations of sexual harassment at event revealed by the "Financial Times"

Famous Deaths

  • Jack Ketchum [Dallas William Mayr], American horror fiction author (Off Season, Red, The Woman), dies of cancer at 71
  • Mark E. Smith, British rock vocalist (The Fall, The Post-Nearly Man), dies after a long illness at 60