August 24, 1942 in History

Day of the Week: Monday

Events in History

  • Sea battle off Eastern Solomon Islands between United States Navy and the Imperial Japanese Navy
  • Transport #23 departs with French Jews to nazi-Germany

Birthdays in History

  • Howard Jacobson, British novelist and newspaper columnist
  • Karen Keskulla Uhlenbeck, mathemetician/educator
  • Max Cleland, American politician