24 June

24 June

We have some interesting facts & historic events all about June 24th, including areas in religion, crime, health and more.

Keep reading for more interesting facts about June 24th in history!

Global Celebrations

  • International Fairy day
  • International UFO day
  • Swim a Lap Day
  • National Pralines Day
  • Take Your Dog To Work Day

Historic Events

2010: Australia elected its first woman Prime Minister, Julia Gillard in 2010.

1978: Muhammad Ali in Samarkand, Uzbek SSR, USSR, 1978.

Muhammad Ali in Samarkand, Uzbek SSR, USSR, 1978.

1960: Korean pop group “The Kim Sisters” performing in Las Vegas, in 1960

Korean pop group “The Kim Sisters” performing in Las Vegas, in 1960

1948: The Soviet Union blockaded West Berlin in 1948.

1901: Pablo Picasso had his first major exhibition at a gallery in Paris’s renowned Rue Laffitte. A celebrated fact about Picasso’s genius is that he actually started exhibiting six years before, at only 13!

On this day, Pablo Picasso had his first major exhibition at a gallery in Paris’s renowned Rue Laffitte. A celebrated fact about Picasso’s genius is that he actually started exhibiting six years before, at only 13!

1885: Tobacco factory in Ottoman Empire, 1885

Tobacco factory in Ottoman Empire, 1885

Famous Birthdays

  • Lionel Messi was born.
  • Mindy Kaling was born.
  • Minka Kelly was born.

Heartbreaking Deaths

  • V. V. Giri died.
  • Hongwu Emperor died.
  • Benigno Aquino III died.

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