Thu, August 24, 2017 | 04:33

Today is Thursday, August 24, the 236th day of 2017. There are 129 days left in the year.

1960 — 60 people die when bus plunges off bridge into Turvo River, Brazil

1966 — USSR launches Luna 11 for orbit around Moon 1967 — Liberian flag designed

1968 — France became world’s 5th thermonuclear power

1972 — 8th Mayor’s Trophy Game, Yanks beat Mets 2-1

1972 — Gordie Howe & Jean Beliveau inducted in Hockey Hall of Fame

1975 — Tampa Bay Rowdies beat Portland 2-0 for NASL cup

1976 — Soyuz 21 returns to Earth