Historical Events In June - 24
Tuesday, 26 September 2023
1997 On June - 24 brian Keith, actor (Family Affair), commits suicide at 75
1997 On June - 24 june 24 - Port Colborne Harbour Railway, a division of the Caledonia and Hamilton Southern Railway (Trillium Rail), starts operation between Welland and Port Colbourne on the following lines in Ontario: CN Port Colbourne Spur (6.6 miles). Macy Spur (west of the Welland Canal). Government Spur (off Macy Spur). a new 1.1 mile connection between the Port Colbourne Spur and the Macy Spur.
2007 South Lake Tahoe - A wildfire starts eventually destroying 254 homes in the area on this day in history.
2007 On this day in history the refurbished Millennium Dome, now called The O2, reopens in London.
2012 Mohamed Morsi of the Muslim Brotherhood becomes President of Egypt on June - 24.
2012 Shenzhou 9, a Chinese spacecraft carrying three Chinese astronauts, including the first-ever female one, docked manually with an orbiting module Tiangong 1, first time as the country, making them as the third country, after the United States and Russia, to successfully perform the mission on June - 24.
2012 Lonesome George, the last known individual of the Pinta Island Tortoise subspecies, dies at a Galapagos National Park, thus making the subspecies extinct on June - 24.
2013 TheÂ Chicago BlackhawksÂ defeat theÂ Boston Bruins to win the NHL Stanly Cup Finals on June - 24.
2014 On this day in history sidney Crosby wins the Hart Memorial Trophy and the Ted Lindsay Award for the 2014 NHL season
2017 UN states Yemen cholera epidemic reached 200,000 cases, with 1,300 deaths. Worst cholera outbreak anywhere in the world on June - 24.
2017 On this day in history world record for highest altitude football match ever played at 18,799ft on Mount Kilimanjaro by women's international team
2018 On this day in history women drive for the first time in Saudi Arabia after ban is lifted
2018 On June - 24 turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan wins second term with president's AK Party winning 42% parliamentary votes
2018 Britain's Prince William begins a five-day tour of the Middle East visiting Jordan, Israel and the Palestinian territories on this day in history.
2018 On this day in history saudi Arabia allows women to drive.
2019 On June - 24 uS President Donald Trump imposes sanctions on Iran, targeted at Iran's Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei in response to the shooting down of a US drone
2020 NY Governor Andrew Cuomo announces people arriving from nine states hard-hit by the COVID-19 pandemic will have to isolate for two weeks on June - 24.
2021 On June - 24 surfside condominium collapse: A portion of the Champlain South Towers condominium building collapses in Surfside, Florida, United States, leaving 98 people dead. One survivor was pulled from the wreckage while 35 others were evacuated from the uncollapsed section of the building.