top of page

On This day

February 24

National Tortilla Chip Day

Estonia Independence Day

1918 Estonia gains Independence

1960 USA wins Olympic gold in hockey over Germany

1920 The Nazi Party is formed

1980 USA wins Olympic gold in hockey over Finland completing the miracle on Ice

1991 WCW WrestleWar '91 main event is a War Games match where The Four Horsemen beat the team of Sting, Brian Pillman & Steiner Brothers.

1993 Brain Mulroney steps down as Prime Minister of Canada

2008 The 80th Academy Awards take place No Country For old Men wins the Oscar for best picture

Happy Birthday

1619 Charles Le Brun Panter

1912 Abe Vigoda actor The Godfather, Good Burger, Batman: Mask of the Phantasm, Sugar Hill, Joe Versus the Volcano, Prancer, Cannonball Run II, & The Littlest Hobo

1938 Phil Knight cofounder of Nike

1950 George Thorogood musician

1955 Steve Jobs co-founder of Apple

1963 Mike Vernon NHL played with Detroit Red Wings, Florida Panthers, San Jose Sharks, & Calgary Flames Goaltender 2 x Stanley Cup champion 1 x Conn Smythe Trophy

1966 Billy Zane actor

1972 Manon Rheaume the first women to play in the NHL

1975 Ashley Maclsaac Musician

1977 Floyd Mayweather JR. boxer 30 - 0

1980 Shinsuke Nakamura WWE wrestler Mixed Martial Artists 3 x IWGP Heavyweight Championship, 1 x Royal Rumble winner.

1984 Corey Graves wrestler and board-caster

1990 Emily Didonato model for Guess?, Ralph Lauren& Victoria's Secret & Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue.

1991 O'Shea Jackson Jr. actor in Straight Outta Compton.

1994 Earl Sweatshirt Rapper

1995 Brittany Raymond actress

1995 Rachel Levin Youtube Star

1997 Jacy Jordan dancer was on the tv So You Think You Can Dance