On This Day
Discover events that happened On This Day including famous birthdays and notable deaths. Each day we highlight famous people, past and present, who have impacted our world. Browse sections by selecting the links below or click the calendar to view events on another day.
Events on This Day
Hershey Park opens with a game of baseball. Milton Hershey founded the park to build a pleasant factory town for his employees and their families.
Jane Fonda releases her first workout video.
Mariah Carey’s comeback, The Emancipation of Mimi, tops the U.S. albums chart, going on to earn multi-platinum sales.
Born on This Day
Born: April 24, 1942
Age: 71 years old
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, United States
Occupation: Actress, Singer
Film Actress, Theater Actress, Television Actress, Dancer, Singer, Journalist / 1934 -
Shirley MacLaine is one of Hollywood's legendary leading ladies, known for a vast span of films that include The Apartment, Sweet Charity and Terms of Endearment.
1934 | 79 years old
Film Actress, Theater Actress, ...
1973 | 40 years old
Singer / 1982 -
Kelly Clarkson is an American Idol winner who went on to record several top 10 hits including "Breakaway," "Behind These Hazel Eyes" and "Because of You."
Born: April 24, 1982
Age: 31 years old
Birthplace: Fort Worth, Texas, United States
1952 | 61 years old
1964 | 49 years old
Film Actor, Television Actor, Comedian
Died on This Day
Died: April 24, 1974
Age: 78 years old
Place: Los Angeles, California , United States
Occupation: Film Actor, Theater Actor
1942 | 67 years old
2004 | 95 years old
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