February 24 (*24*)

February 24 in Pop Culture History


February 24th is…

Bartender Day It is held annually February 24th as a celebration of bartenders, one of the world’s oldest professions. This day is dedicated to bartenders and their creative skills. The modern role of bartender may sound new, but this profession is not new. It dates back as far as the 1400s.

Cupcake Day It is the celebration of this popular sweet treat. The original cupcake recipe was made from simple ingredients, such as sugar and butter. in England. Cupcake Day is a day to enjoy and appreciate this beloved dessert’s delicious and creative variations.

Tortilla Chip Day Tortilla Chips is a delicious snack food that’s crispy and crunchy. Tortilla Chips come from Mexico. Made from corn tortillas cut in triangle shapes, they can be fried or baked to crisp up. These chips are very much a favorite snack today, and often served with dips like salsa, guacamole, cheese sauce.

Trading Card Day: Trading Cards’ origins date back to the late 1800s. Trading cards first appeared as marketing tools for gum and cigarette companies. They featured images featuring celebrities and sports stars. They quickly became popular and were collectible. Companies began producing cards in the 1920s and 30s for certain sports such as baseball and football. Later, they added basketball to their appeal.

Twin Peaks Day Celebrated on February 24 Each year we commemorate this day in 1989: Dale Cooper (FBI Agent) arrives in town to investigate Laura Palmer’s murder.


1582 – The Gregorian CalendarThe, which the majority of people use today, was invented.

1711 – The London premiere of Rinaldo by George Frideric Handel. This was the London premiere of the first Italian opera.

1863 – Arizona was organized as a United States territory.

California: 1892, Earthquake. Imperial Valley.

1938 – A nylon-bristled toothbrush became the first commercial product made with nylon yarn.

1938 – Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM) bought the rights to adapt L. Frank Baum’s beloved children’s novel The Wonderful Wizard of OzVariety magazine reports that.

1938 – DuPont began commercial production of nylon toothbrush bristles for the so-called “Miracle Tuft Toothbrush.”

1942 – In what may or may not have been a UFO attack, Los Angeles Battle It lasted well into the wee hours of the morning. February 25.

1970 – National Public Radio was founded in The United States.

1973 – # 1 Hit February 24, 1973 – March 23, 1973: Roberta Flack – With His Song, Killing me Softly

1980 – The United States Olympic Hockey team completed its Miracle on Ice by defeating Finland 4–2 to win the gold medal.

1981 – Lady Diana Spencer and Charles Price, Price of Wales were engaged.

1982 – The U.S. Supreme Court voted 8-0 to overturn the $200,000 settlement awarded to the Reverend Jerry Falwell for his emotional distress at being parodied in Hustler, pornographic magazine.
According to the Supreme Court, you are allowed to mock public figures.

1993- Michael Jackson was presented with the Grammy Legend Award by Janet, his sister at the 35th Annual Grammy Awards.

2001 – # 1 Hit February 24, 2001 – March 23, 2001: Joe features Mystikal – Stutter

2011 – Final Launch of Space Shuttle Discovery (OV-103).