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What Happened on March 24th This Day in History

Year Name
2019 Jakarta MRT, a rapid transit system in Jakarta, began operation.
2018 Syrian civil war: The Turkish Armed Forces (TAF) and Syrian National Army (SNA) take full control of Afrin District, marking the end of the Afrin offensive.
2018 Students across the United States stage the March for Our Lives demanding gun control in response to the Stoneman Douglas High School shooting.
2015 Germanwings Flight 9525 crashes in the French Alps in an apparent pilot mass murder-suicide, killing all 150 people on board.
2008 Bhutan officially becomes a democracy, with its first ever general election.
2003 The Arab League votes 21
1999 Kosovo War: NATO began attacks on Yugoslavia without United Nations Security Council (UNSC) approval, marking the first time NATO has attacked a sovereign country.[71]
1999 A lorry carrying margarine and flour catches fire inside the Mont Blanc Tunnel, creating an inferno that kills 38 people.
1998 Mitchell Johnson and Andrew Golden, aged 11 and 13 respectively, fire upon teachers and students at Westside Middle School in Jonesboro, Arkansas; five people are killed and ten are wounded.[66]
1998 A tornado sweeps through Dantan in India, killing 250 people and injuring 3,000 others.
1998 Dr. Rüdiger Marmulla performed the first computer-assisted Bone Segment Navigation at the University of Regensburg, Germany.[69]
1993 Comet Shoemaker
1990 Indian intervention in the Sri Lankan Civil War ends with last ship of Indian Peace Keeping Force leaving Sri Lanka.
1989 In Prince William Sound in Alaska, the Exxon Valdez spills 240,000 barrels (38,000 m3) of crude oil after running aground.[61]
1986 The Loscoe gas explosion leads to new UK laws on landfill gas migration and gas protection on landfill sites.
1982 Bangladeshi President Abdus Sattar is deposed in a bloodless coup led by Army Chief Lieutenant general Hussain Muhammad Ershad, who suspends the Constitution and imposes martial law.
1980 El Salvadorian Archbishop Óscar Romero is assassinated while celebrating Mass in San Salvador.[57]
1977 Morarji Desai became the Prime Minister of India, the first Prime Minister not to belong to Indian National Congress.[55]
1976 In Argentina, the armed forces overthrow the constitutional government of President Isabel Perón and start a 7-year dictatorial period self-styled the National Reorganization Process.[53]
1972 Direct rule is imposed on Northern Ireland by the Government of the United Kingdom under Edward Heath.
1961 The Quebec Board of the French Language is established.
1949 Hanns Albin Rauter, a chief SS and Police Leader, in the Netherlands, is convicted and executed for crimes against humanity.
1946 A British Cabinet Mission arrives in India to discuss and plan for the transfer of power from the British Raj to Indian leadership.[48]
1944 German troops massacre 335 Italian civilians in Rome.[43]
1944 World War II: In an event later dramatized in the movie The Great Escape, 76 Allied prisoners of war begin breaking out of the German camp Stalag Luft III.[45][46]
1934 The Tydings–McDuffie Act is passed by the United States Congress, allowing the Philippines to become a self-governing commonwealth.[41]
1927 Nanking Incident: Foreign warships bombard Nanjing, China, in defense of the foreign citizens within the city.[39]
1921 The 1921 Women's Olympiad began in Monte Carlo, becoming the first international women's sports event.[37]
1900 Mayor of New York City Robert Anderson Van Wyck breaks ground for a new underground "Rapid Transit Railroad" that would link Manhattan and Brooklyn.[33][34]
1900 Carnegie Steel Company is formed in New Jersey; its capitalization of $160 mil. is the largest to date.
1882 Robert Koch announces the discovery of Mycobacterium tuberculosis, the bacterium responsible for tuberculosis.[31]
1878 The British frigate HMS Eurydice sinks, killing more than 300.[28][29]
1869 The last of Titokowaru's forces surrendered to the New Zealand government, ending his uprising.
1860 Sakuradamon Incident: Japanese Chief Minister (Tairō) Ii Naosuke is assassinated by rōnin samurai outside the Sakurada Gate of Edo Castle.
1854 President José Gregorio Monagas abolishes slavery in Venezuela.[24]
1832 In Hiram, Ohio, a group of men beat and tar and feather Mormon leader Joseph Smith.[22]
1829 The Parliament of the United Kingdom passes the Roman Catholic Relief Act 1829, allowing Catholics to serve in Parliament.[20]
1794 In Kraków, Tadeusz Kościuszko announces a general uprising against Imperial Russia and the Kingdom of Prussia, and assumes the powers of the Commander in Chief of all of the Polish forces.[17][18]
1765 Great Britain passes the Quartering Act, which requires the Thirteen Colonies to house British troops.[15]
1721 Johann Sebastian Bach dedicated six concertos to Margrave Christian Ludwig of Brandenburg-Schwedt, now commonly called the Brandenburg Concertos, BWV 1046
1720 Count Frederick of Hesse-Kassel is elected King of Sweden by the Riksdag of the Estates, after his consort Ulrika Eleonora abdicated the throne on 29 February.[11]
1663 The Province of Carolina is granted by charter to eight Lords Proprietor in reward for their assistance in restoring Charles II of England to the throne.[9]
1603 James VI of Scotland is proclaimed King James I of England and Ireland, upon the death of Elizabeth I.
1603 Tokugawa Ieyasu is granted the title of shōgun from Emperor Go-Yōzei, and establishes the Tokugawa shogunate in Edo, Japan.[7]
1401 Turco-Mongol emperor Timur sacks Damascus.[5]
1387 English victory over a Franco-Castilian-Flemish fleet in the Battle of Margate off the coast of Margate.
1199 King Richard I of England is wounded by a crossbow bolt while fighting in France, leading to his death on April 6.[1][2]
Famous People Born on March 24

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Year Name
1949 Ranil Wickremesinghe, Sri Lankan lawyer and politician, 13th Prime Minister of Sri Lanka
1886 Edward Weston, American photographer (d. 1958)
1808 Maria Malibran, Spanish-French soprano (d. 1836)
1796 Zulma Carraud, French author (d. 1889)
1949 Ruud Krol, Dutch footballer and coach
1976 Aliou Cissé, Senegalese footballer and coach
1944 R. Lee Ermey, American sergeant and actor (d. 2018)
1820 Fanny Crosby, American poet and composer (d. 1915)
1970 Erica Kennedy, African-American journalist and author (d. 2012)
1990 Aljur Abrenica, Filipino actor
Famous People Deaths On March 24

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Date Name
1563 Hosokawa Harumoto, Japanese daimyō (b. 1514)
1926 Phan Châu Trinh, Vietnamese activist (b. 1872)[278]
2006 Rudra Rajasingham, Sri Lankan police officer and diplomat (b. 1926)
1773 Philip Stanhope, 4th Earl of Chesterfield, English politician, Captain of the Yeomen of the Guard (b. 1694)
1995 Joseph Needham, English historian and academic (b. 1900)[314]
1944 Orde Wingate, Indian-English general (b. 1903)
1948 Sigrid Hjertén, Swedish painter and illustrator (b. 1885)
1838 Abraham Hume, English floriculturist and Tory politician (b. 1748/49)[260]
1980 Óscar Romero, Salvadoran archbishop (b. 1917)
1869 Antoine-Henri Jomini, French-Russian general (b. 1779)