On This Day

What Happened on June 24, 2021

Historical Events

  • Residential tower Champlain Towers South collapses at 1.30am in Surfside, Miami Beach, with 156 people missing (97 bodies eventually recovered)
  • Second discovery of the remains of 761 people, mainly indigenous children announced at former Marieval Indian Residential School in Saskatchewan

Famous Deaths

  • Benigno Aquino III, 15th President of the Philippines (Liberal Party: 2010-16), dies of diabetes related kidney failure at 61
  • Eleazar Soria, Peruvian soccer defender (29 caps, Copa America 1975; Universitario, Independiente, Sporting Cristal), dies at 73
  • Ludwig Müller, German soccer defender (6 caps; FC Nürnberg, Borussia Mönchengladbach, Hertha BSC), dies at 79
2021 Highlights

About June 24, 2021

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 1 month and 2 days
Leap Year: No

Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Cancer