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March 24th, 2008 (March 24 2008)EventBhutan officially becomes a democracy, with its first ever general election.
March 24th, 2008 (March 24 2008)DeathChalmers "Spanky" Alford?, American guitarist (born in 1955)
March 24th, 2008 (March 24 2008)DeathNeil Aspinall, British record producer (born in 1941)
March 24th, 2008 (March 24 2008)DeathRichard Widmark, American actor (born in 1914)
March 24th, 2008 (March 24 2008)DeathHal Riney, American advertising executive (born in 1932)
March 24th, 2007 (March 24 2007)EventThe Australian Labor Party is reinstated after the New South Wales state elections.
March 24th, 2006 (March 24 2006)EventLong-term protests in Belarus are broken by police.
March 24th, 2006 (March 24 2006)EventPope Benedict XVI adds 15 men to the College of Cardinals, in the first consistory of his Pontificate.
March 24th, 2006 (March 24 2006)DeathLynne Perrie, English actress (born in 1931)
March 24th, 2003 (March 24 2003)EventThe Arab League votes 21-1 in favor of a resolution demanding the immediate and unconditional removal of U.S. and British soldiers from Iraq.
March 24th, 2003 (March 24 2003)DeathHans Hermann Groer, Austrian Catholic archbishop (born in 1919)
March 24th, 2002 (March 24 2002)DeathCesar Milstein, Argentine scientist, recipient of the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine (born in 1927)
March 24th, 2001 (March 24 2001)DeathMuriel Young, English TV entertainer (born in 1928)
March 24th, 1999 (March 24 1999)EventKosovo War: NATO commences air bombardment against Yugoslavia, marking the first time NATO has attacked a sovereign country.
March 24th, 1999 (March 24 1999)EventMont Blanc Tunnel Fire: 39 people die when a Belgian transport truck carrying flour and margarine caught fire in the Mont Blanc Tunnel.
March 24th, 1999 (March 24 1999)DeathGertrud Scholtz-Klink, German women s activist (born in 1902)
March 24th, 1999 (March 24 1999)DeathBirdie Tebbetts, American baseball player and manager (born in 1912)
March 24th, 1998 (March 24 1998)EventJonesboro massacre: Two students, ages 11 and 13, fire upon teachers and students at Westside Middle School in Jonesboro, Arkansas; five people are dead and ten are wounded.
March 24th, 1998 (March 24 1998)EventA tornado sweeps through Dantan in India killing 250 people and injuring 3000 others.
March 24th, 1997 (March 24 1997)DeathMartin Caidin, American aviation writer (born in 1927)
March 24th, 1997 (March 24 1997)DeathHarold Melvin, American singer (Harold Melvin & the Blue Notes) (born in 1939)
March 24th, 1993 (March 24 1993)DeathJohn Hersey, American author (born in 1914)
March 24th, 1992 (March 24 1992)BirthThomas Law, English actor
March 24th, 1991 (March 24 1991)DeathSir John Kerr, Australian politician (born in 1914)
March 24th, 1990 (March 24 1990)BirthKeisha Castle-Hughes, Australian-born New Zealand actress
March 24th, 1990 (March 24 1990)DeathRay Goulding, American comedian (born in 1922)
March 24th, 1990 (March 24 1990)DeathAn Wang, Chinese-born computer engineer (born in 1920)An Wang Quotes
March 24th, 1989 (March 24 1989)EventExxon Valdez oil spill: In Prince William Sound in Alaska, the Exxon Valdez spills 240,000 barrels (42,000 m?) of petroleum after running aground.
March 24th, 1988 (March 24 1988)BirthRyan Higgins, Zimbabwean cricketer
March 24th, 1986 (March 24 1986)BirthKohei Hirate, Japanese racing driver
March 24th, 1986 (March 24 1986)BirthAnthony McMahon, English footballer
March 24th, 1985 (March 24 1985)BirthHaruka Ayase, Japanese actress and model
March 24th, 1984 (March 24 1984)BirthChris Bosh, American basketball player
March 24th, 1984 (March 24 1984)DeathSam Jaffe, American actor (born in 1891)
March 24th, 1983 (March 24 1983)BirthT. J. Ford, American basketball player
March 24th, 1982 (March 24 1982)BirthCorey Hart, American baseball player
March 24th, 1982 (March 24 1982)BirthDustin McGowan, American baseball player
March 24th, 1982 (March 24 1982)BirthNivea, American singer
March 24th, 1981 (March 24 1981)BirthRon Hainsey, American ice hockey player
March 24th, 1980 (March 24 1980)EventArchbishop Oscar Romero is killed by right-wing terrorists while celebrating Mass in San Salvador.
March 24th, 1980 (March 24 1980)BirthTassos Venetis, Greek footballer
March 24th, 1980 (March 24 1980)DeathOscar Romero, Salvadorian Catholic archbishop (born in 1917)
March 24th, 1979 (March 24 1979)BirthLake Bell, American actress
March 24th, 1979 (March 24 1979)BirthEmraan Hashmi, Indian actor
March 24th, 1979 (March 24 1979)BirthNorris Hopper, American baseball player
March 24th, 1979 (March 24 1979)BirthPeriklis Iakovakis, Greek athlete
March 24th, 1979 (March 24 1979)BirthGraeme Swann, English cricketer
March 24th, 1978 (March 24 1978)BirthMichael Braun, Australian rules footballer
March 24th, 1977 (March 24 1977)BirthCorneille, Canadian-Rwandan singer
March 24th, 1977 (March 24 1977)BirthDarren Lockyer, Australian rugby league footballer
March 24th, 1976 (March 24 1976)EventArgentina s military forces depose president Isabel Peron and start the National Reorganization Process.
March 24th, 1976 (March 24 1976)BirthAaron Brooks, American football player
March 24th, 1976 (March 24 1976)BirthAliou Cisse, Senegalese footballer
March 24th, 1976 (March 24 1976)BirthAthanasios Kostoulas, Greek footballer
March 24th, 1976 (March 24 1976)BirthPeyton Manning, American football player
March 24th, 1976 (March 24 1976)DeathBernard Montgomery, British field marshal (born in 1887)
March 24th, 1975 (March 24 1975)BirthThomas Johansson, Swedish tennis player
March 24th, 1975 (March 24 1975)BirthKrisdayanti, Indonesian singer, actress and diva
March 24th, 1974 (March 24 1974)BirthChad Butler, American drummer (Switchfoot)
March 24th, 1974 (March 24 1974)BirthAlyson Hannigan, American actress
March 24th, 1973 (March 24 1973)EventKenyan track runner Kip Keino defeats Jim Ryun at the first-ever professional track meet in Los Angeles, California.
March 24th, 1973 (March 24 1973)BirthJacek Bak, Polish footballer
March 24th, 1973 (March 24 1973)BirthSteve Corica, Australian soccer player
March 24th, 1972 (March 24 1972)EventThe United Kingdom imposes "Direct Rule" over Northern Ireland.
March 24th, 1972 (March 24 1972)BirthSteve Karsay, American baseball player
March 24th, 1971 (March 24 1971)BirthMegyn Price, American actress
March 24th, 1970 (March 24 1970)BirthLara Flynn Boyle, American actress
March 24th, 1970 (March 24 1970)BirthSharon Corr, Irish musician (The Corrs)
March 24th, 1970 (March 24 1970)BirthJudith Draxler, Austrian swimmer
March 24th, 1970 (March 24 1970)BirthMike Vanderjagt, Canadian football player
March 24th, 1969 (March 24 1969)BirthHouston, American pornographic actress
March 24th, 1968 (March 24 1968)DeathAlice Guy-Blache, American film director (born in 1873)
March 24th, 1965 (March 24 1965)EventNASA spacecraft Ranger 9, equipped to convert it s signals into a form suitable for showing on domestic television, brings images of the Moon into ordinary homes before crash landing.
March 24th, 1965 (March 24 1965)BirthPeter Jacobson, American actor
March 24th, 1965 (March 24 1965)BirthGurmit Singh, Singaporean actor
March 24th, 1965 (March 24 1965)BirthThe Undertaker, American professional wrestler
March 24th, 1964 (March 24 1964)BirthAnnabella Sciorra, American actress
March 24th, 1962 (March 24 1962)BirthStar Jones Reynolds, American television personality
March 24th, 1962 (March 24 1962)BirthAngele Dubeau, Canadian violinist
March 24th, 1962 (March 24 1962)DeathJean Goldkette, Greek-born musician (born in 1899)
March 24th, 1962 (March 24 1962)DeathAuguste Piccard, Swiss physicist and explorer (born in 1884)
March 24th, 1961 (March 24 1961)BirthDean Jones, Australian cricketer
March 24th, 1960 (March 24 1960)BirthKelly LeBrock, American actress
March 24th, 1960 (March 24 1960)BirthBarry Horowitz, American professional wrestler
March 24th, 1960 (March 24 1960)BirthNena, German pop singer
March 24th, 1960 (March 24 1960)BirthScott Pruett, American race car driver
March 24th, 1959 (March 24 1959)EventThe Party of the African Federation (PFA) is launched by Leopold Sedar Senghor and Modibo Keita.
March 24th, 1958 (March 24 1958)EventElvis Presley is officially inducted into the U.S.Army.Elvis Presley Quotes
March 24th, 1958 (March 24 1958)BirthMike Woodson, American basketball player and head coach
March 24th, 1957 (March 24 1957)BirthPierre Harvey, Canadian cyclist and cross-country skier
March 24th, 1955 (March 24 1955)BirthDoug Jarvis, Canadian ice hockey player
March 24th, 1954 (March 24 1954)BirthRobert Carradine, American actor
March 24th, 1954 (March 24 1954)BirthDonna Pescow, American actress
March 24th, 1953 (March 24 1953)DeathMary of Teck, queen consort to George V of the United Kingdom (born in 1867) George V of the United Kingdom Quotes
March 24th, 1951 (March 24 1951)BirthPat Bradley, American golfer
March 24th, 1951 (March 24 1951)BirthTommy Hilfiger, American fashion designer
March 24th, 1951 (March 24 1951)BirthDougie Thomson, British bassist (Supertramp)
March 24th, 1950 (March 24 1950)DeathJames Rudolph Garfield, American politician (born in 1865)
March 24th, 1949 (March 24 1949)BirthNick Lowe, British musician
March 24th, 1948 (March 24 1948)DeathSigrid Hjerten, Swedish modernist painter (born in 1885)
March 24th, 1947 (March 24 1947)BirthChristine Gregoire, American politician, current governor of Washington
March 24th, 1947 (March 24 1947)BirthMeiko Kaji, Japanese singer and actress
March 24th, 1947 (March 24 1947)BirthAlan Sugar, English businessman
March 24th, 1946 (March 24 1946)BirthKlaus Dinger, German musician (Neu!, Kraftwerk)
March 24th, 1946 (March 24 1946)DeathAlexander Alekhine, Russian chess player (born in 1892)
March 24th, 1945 (March 24 1945)BirthRobert T. Bakker, American paleontologist
March 24th, 1945 (March 24 1945)BirthCurtis Hanson, American film director
March 24th, 1944 (March 24 1944)EventArdeatine Massacre: German troops kill 335 Italian civilians in Rome.
March 24th, 1944 (March 24 1944)EventWorld War II: In an event later dramatized in the movie The Great Escape, 76 prisoners begin breaking out of Stalag Luft III.
March 24th, 1944 (March 24 1944)BirthR. Lee Ermey, American actor
March 24th, 1944 (March 24 1944)BirthVojislav Kostunica, Serbian Prime Minister
March 24th, 1944 (March 24 1944)DeathOrde Wingate, British soldier (born in 1903)
March 24th, 1940 (March 24 1940)BirthBob Mackie, American fashion designer
March 24th, 1940 (March 24 1940)BirthDon Jardine, Canadian professional wrestler (died in 2006)
March 24th, 1938 (March 24 1938)BirthHolger Czukay, German musician (Can)
March 24th, 1938 (March 24 1938)BirthDavid Irving, British historian
March 24th, 1937 (March 24 1937)BirthBilly Stewart, American singer (died in 1970)
March 24th, 1936 (March 24 1936)EventThe longest game in NHL history was played between Detroit and Montreal. Detroit scored at 16:30 of the sixth overtime and won the game 1-0.
March 24th, 1936 (March 24 1936)BirthDavid Suzuki, Canadian scientist and environmentalist
March 24th, 1935 (March 24 1935)BirthPeter Bichsel, Swiss writer
March 24th, 1934 (March 24 1934)EventU.S. Congress passes the Tydings-McDuffie Act.
March 24th, 1934 (March 24 1934)BirthWilliam Smith, American actorWill Smith Quotes
March 24th, 1930 (March 24 1930)BirthDavid Dacko, 1st President of the Central African Republic (died in 2003)
March 24th, 1930 (March 24 1930)BirthAgustin Gonzalez, Spanish actor (died in 2005)
March 24th, 1930 (March 24 1930)BirthSteve McQueen, American actor (died in 1980)
March 24th, 1928 (March 24 1928)BirthByron Janis, American pianist
March 24th, 1927 (March 24 1927)BirthMartin Walser, German author
March 24th, 1926 (March 24 1926)BirthDario Fo, Italian writer, Nobel laureate
March 24th, 1925 (March 24 1925)BirthPuig Aubert, French rugby league footballer (died in 1994)
March 24th, 1924 (March 24 1924)BirthNorman Fell, American actor (died in 1998)
March 24th, 1923 (March 24 1923)EventGreece becomes a republic.
March 24th, 1923 (March 24 1923)BirthMurray Hamilton, American actor (died in 1986)
March 24th, 1922 (March 24 1922)BirthOnna White, Canadian choreographer (died in 2005)
March 24th, 1921 (March 24 1921)BirthVasily Smyslov, Russian chess player
March 24th, 1921 (March 24 1921)DeathLarry McLean, Canadian baseball player (born in 1881)
March 24th, 1920 (March 24 1920)BirthGene Nelson, American actor (died in 1996)
March 24th, 1919 (March 24 1919)BirthLawrence Ferlinghetti, American author and publisherLawrence Ferlinghetti Quotes
March 24th, 1919 (March 24 1919)BirthRobert Heilbroner, American economist (died in 2005
March 24th, 1917 (March 24 1917)BirthJohn Kendrew, British molecular biologist, Nobel laureate (died in 1997)
March 24th, 1917 (March 24 1917)BirthConstantine Andreou, Greek-Brazilian artist (died in 2007)
March 24th, 1916 (March 24 1916)BirthDonald Hamilton, Swedish-American novelist (died in 2006)
March 24th, 1916 (March 24 1916)DeathEnrique Granados, Spanish composer (born in 1867)
March 24th, 1915 (March 24 1915)BirthGorgeous George, American professional wrestler (died in 1963)
March 24th, 1915 (March 24 1915)DeathKarol Olszewski, Polish scientist (born in 1846)
March 24th, 1911 (March 24 1911)BirthJoseph Barbera, American cartoonist (died in 2006)
March 24th, 1910 (March 24 1910)BirthRichard Conte, American actor (died in 1975)
March 24th, 1909 (March 24 1909)BirthClyde Barrow, American crime figure (died in 1934)
March 24th, 1909 (March 24 1909)DeathJohn Millington Synge, Irish playwright (born in 1871)John Millington Synge Quotes
March 24th, 1907 (March 24 1907)EventThe first issue of the Georgian Bolshevik newspaper Dro is published.
March 24th, 1907 (March 24 1907)BirthPaul Sauve, Quebec politician (died in 1960)
March 24th, 1906 (March 24 1906)BirthKlavdiya Shulzhenko, Soviet singer (died in 1984)
March 24th, 1905 (March 24 1905)BirthPura Santillan-Castrence, Filipino writer and diplomat (died in 2007)
March 24th, 1905 (March 24 1905)DeathJules Verne, French author (born in 1828)
March 24th, 1903 (March 24 1903)BirthAdolf Butenandt, German chemist, Nobel laureate (died in 1995)
March 24th, 1903 (March 24 1903)BirthMalcolm Muggeridge, British author and scholar (died in 1990)Malcolm Muggeridge Quotes
March 24th, 1902 (March 24 1902)BirthThomas Dewey, American politician (died in 1971)
March 24th, 1901 (March 24 1901)BirthUb Iwerks, American cartoonist (died in 1971)
March 24th, 1900 (March 24 1900)EventNew York City Mayor Robert Anderson Van Wyck breaks ground for a new underground "Rapid Transit Railroad" that would link Manhattan and Brooklyn.
March 24th, 1897 (March 24 1897)BirthWilhelm Reich, Austrian-born psychotherapist (died in 1957)Wilhelm Reich Quotes
March 24th, 1893 (March 24 1893)BirthGeorge Sisler, American baseball player (died in 1973)
March 24th, 1893 (March 24 1893)BirthWalter Baade, German astronomer (died in 1960)
March 24th, 1891 (March 24 1891)BirthSergey Ivanovich Vavilov, Soviet physicist (died in 1951)
March 24th, 1889 (March 24 1889)BirthAlbert Hill, British athlete (died in 1969)
March 24th, 1888 (March 24 1888)BirthViktor Kingissepp, Estonian Bolshevik politician (died in 1922)
March 24th, 1888 (March 24 1888)DeathVsevolod Garshin, Russian author (born in 1855)
March 24th, 1887 (March 24 1887)BirthRoscoe Arbuckle, American actor (died in 1933)
March 24th, 1887 (March 24 1887)DeathIvan Kramskoi, Russian painter and art critic (born in 1837)
March 24th, 1886 (March 24 1886)BirthAthenagoras I, Greek Patriarch of Constantinople (died in 1972)
March 24th, 1886 (March 24 1886)BirthEdward Weston, American photographer (died in 1958)
March 24th, 1884 (March 24 1884)BirthPeter Debye, Dutch chemist, Nobel laureate (died in 1966)
March 24th, 1882 (March 24 1882)EventRobert Koch announces the discovery of the bacterium responsible for tuberculosis (mycobacterium tuberculosis).
March 24th, 1882 (March 24 1882)DeathHenry Wadsworth Longfellow, American author (born in 1807)Henry Wadsworth Longfellow Quotes
March 24th, 1881 (March 24 1881)DeathJoseph Delesse, French geologist (born in 1817)
March 24th, 1878 (March 24 1878)EventThe British frigate HMS Eurydice sinks, killing more than 300.
March 24th, 1874 (March 24 1874)BirthHarry Houdini, (Weisz Erik), Hungarian-born magician (died in 1926)Harry Houdini Quotes
March 24th, 1869 (March 24 1869)DeathAntoine-Henri Jomini, French general (born in 1779)
March 24th, 1868 (March 24 1868)EventMetropolitan Life Insurance Company is formed.
March 24th, 1855 (March 24 1855)BirthAndrew Mellon, American financier (died in 1937)
March 24th, 1855 (March 24 1855)BirthOlive Schreiner, South African writer (died in 1920)
March 24th, 1850 (March 24 1850)BirthSilas Hocking, British novelist and preacher (died in 1935)
March 24th, 1848 (March 24 1848)BirthHonore Beaugrand, Quebec journalist and newspaper publisher (La Patrie) (died in 1906)
March 24th, 1844 (March 24 1844)EventAfter a month of its independence, Dominican Republic fights against the Haitian army led by Charles Herard and General Pierrot
March 24th, 1837 (March 24 1837)EventCanada gives African men the right to vote.
March 24th, 1835 (March 24 1835)BirthJozef Stefan, Slovenian physicist (died in 1893)
March 24th, 1834 (March 24 1834)BirthWilliam Morris, English writer and designer (died in 1896)
March 24th, 1834 (March 24 1834)BirthJohn Wesley Powell, American explorer and environmentalist (died in 1902)John Wesley Quotes
March 24th, 1832 (March 24 1832)EventIn Hiram, Ohio a group of men beat, tar and feather Mormon leader Joseph Smith, Jr..Joseph Smith Quotes
March 24th, 1830 (March 24 1830)BirthRobert Hamerling, Austrian poet (died in 1889)
March 24th, 1829 (March 24 1829)BirthGeorge Francis Train, American businessman (died in 1904)
March 24th, 1829 (March 24 1829)BirthIgnacio Zaragoza, Mexican general (died in 1862)
March 24th, 1828 (March 24 1828)BirthHorace Gray, Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court (died in 1902) Horace Quotes
March 24th, 1820 (March 24 1820)BirthA. E. Becquerel, French physicist (died in 1891)
March 24th, 1820 (March 24 1820)BirthFanny Crosby, American hymnist (died in 1915)Fanny Crosby Quotes
March 24th, 1809 (March 24 1809)BirthMariano Jose de Larra, Spanish journalist and writer (died in 1837)
March 24th, 1809 (March 24 1809)BirthJoseph Liouville, French mathematician (died in 1882)
March 24th, 1808 (March 24 1808)BirthMaria Malibran, Spanish-French singer (died in 1836)
March 24th, 1796 (March 24 1796)BirthJohn Corry Wilson Daly, Canadian politician (died in 1878)
March 24th, 1782 (March 24 1782)BirthOrest Kiprensky, Russian painter (died in 1836)
March 24th, 1776 (March 24 1776)DeathJohn Harrison, English clockmaker (born in 1693)
March 24th, 1773 (March 24 1773)DeathPhilip Dormer Stanhope, English statesman (born in 1694)Philip Stanhope Quotes
March 24th, 1765 (March 24 1765)EventAmerican Revolutionary War: The Kingdom of Great Britain passes the Quartering Act that requires the Thirteen Colonies to house British troops.
March 24th, 1731 (March 24 1731)EventNaturalization of Hieronimus de Salis Parliamentary Act is passed.
March 24th, 1725 (March 24 1725)BirthSamuel Ashe, Governor of North Carolina (died in 1813)
March 24th, 1725 (March 24 1725)BirthThomas Cushing, American Continental Congressman and acting Governor of Massachusetts (died in 1788)
March 24th, 1693 (March 24 1693)BirthJohn Harrison, British clockmaker (died in 1776)
March 24th, 1657 (March 24 1657)BirthArai Hakuseki, Japanese writer and politician (died in 1725)
March 24th, 1653 (March 24 1653)DeathSamuel Scheidt, German composer (born in 1587)
March 24th, 1628 (March 24 1628)BirthSophie Amalie of Brunswick-Luneburg, queen of Denmark and Norway (died in 1685)
March 24th, 1607 (March 24 1607)BirthMichiel Adriaenszoon de Ruyter, Dutch admiral (died in 1667)
March 24th, 1603 (March 24 1603)EventJames VI of Scotland also becomes James I King of England.
March 24th, 1603 (March 24 1603)DeathQueen Elizabeth I of England (born in 1533) Elizabeth I of England Quotes
March 24th, 1575 (March 24 1575)DeathYosef Karo, Spanish-born rabbi (born in 1488)
March 24th, 1563 (March 24 1563)DeathHosokawa Harumoto, Japanese military leader (born in 1514)
March 24th, 1558 (March 24 1558)DeathAnna of Egmond, Countess of Egmond and Buren (born in 1533)
March 24th, 1494 (March 24 1494)BirthGeorg Agricola, German scientist (died in 1555)
March 24th, 1455 (March 24 1455)DeathPope Nicholas V (born in 1397)
March 24th, 1401 (March 24 1401)EventMongol emperor Timur sacks Damascus.
March 24th, 1396 (March 24 1396)DeathWalter Hilton, English mysticWalter Hilton Quotes
March 24th, 1381 (March 24 1381)DeathSaint Catharine of Sweden, Swedish saint
March 24th, 1284 (March 24 1284)DeathKing Hugh III of Cyprus
March 24th, 0809 (March 24 0809)DeathHarun al-Rashid, Abbasid caliph (born in 763)

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