2021 September

September 24: Facts & Historical Events On This Day

Facts & Historic Events That Happened on September 24

September 24th is officially Cherries Jubilee Day and Punctuation Day.

Today marks the 267th day of the year. We now have only 98 days left until the end of the year.

Everyone who was born on September 24 shares the same zodiac sign, Libra.

You’re about to unearth some incredibly important events that happened in years gone by on September 24th, including historical events, key births and so much more.

Did you know that on this day in 1950, the final two planes of Operation Magic Carpet landed in Israel? This was the transportation of almost 50,000 Jews through a series of airlifts from Yemen to Israel.

Keep reading for more facts about September 24th in history!

What Happened On September 24 In History?

2017

Large pieces of plastic polystyrene was found in the middle of the Arctic Ocean.

OTD in 2017: Large pieces of plastic polystyrene was found in the middle of the Arctic Ocean.
The discovery had people scratching their heads how it came to be there just 1,000 miles away from the North Pole.
2012

China banned all literature from Japan or by Japanese authors.

2010

American biographical drama movie “The Social Network” was released at the New York Film Festival.

2007

American Sitcom “Big Bang Theory” premiered on CBS.

The show lasted for 12 seasons and stars such as Jim Parsons and Kunal Nayyar are now some of the most well-paid actors in the world.
1991

American rock band “Nirvana” released their second album called Nevermind.

The album features two of the bands most famous songs "Smells Like Teen Spirit," and "Come as You Are."
1984

Paul McCartney released his song “No More Lonely Nights.”

1976

Theatrical “Oh! Calcutta!” opened at the Edison Theatre in New York City.

1952

KFC opened their first franchise in Salt Lake City, Utah, US.

1950

Almost 50,000 Jews were transported to Israel which became known as “Operation Magic Carpet.”

OTD in 1950: Almost 50
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1493

Explorer Christopher Columbus set sail on his second voyage with a larger flet of 17 ships.

Did you know that on this day, September 24th 1950, the final two planes of Operation Magic Carpet landed in Israel?