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What Happened on March 24th This Day in History

Year Name
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⿿1 in favor of a resolution demanding the immediate and unconditional removal of U.S. and British soldiers from Iraq.
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.
1999 A lorry carrying margarine and flour catches fire inside the Mont Blanc Tunnel. The resulting inferno 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.
1998 A tornado sweeps through Dantan in India, killing 250 people and injuring 3,000 others.
1998 First computer-assisted Bone Segment Navigation, performed at the University of Regensburg, Germany
1993 Discovery of Comet Shoemaker⿿Levy 9.
1989 In Prince William Sound in Alaska, the Exxon Valdez spills 240,000 barrels (38,000 m3) of crude oil after running aground.
1986 The Loscoe gas explosion leads to new UK laws on landfill gas migration and gas protection on landfill sites.
1980 El Salvadorian Archbishop ÿscar Romero is assassinated while celebrating Mass in San Salvador.
1977 Morarji Desai became the Prime Minister of India, the first Prime Minister not to belong to Indian National Congress.
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.
1973 Kenyan athlete Kip Keino defeats Jim Ryun at the first-ever professional track meet in Los Angeles.
1965 Images from the Ranger 9 lunar probe are broadcast live on network television.
1961 Quebec Board of the French Language is established.
1958 Rock 'n' roll teen idol Elvis Presley is drafted in the U.S. Army.
1946 A British Cabinet Mission arrives in India to discuss and plan for the transfer of power from the British Raj to Indian leadership.
1944 Ardeatine massacre: German troops murder 335 Italian civilians in Rome.
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.
1934 United States Congress passes the Tydings⿿McDuffie Act, allowing the Philippines to become a self-governing commonwealth.
1933 The Enabling Act passed in both the Reichstag and Reichsrat.
1927 Nanking Incident: Foreign warships bombard Nanjing, China, in defense of the foreign citizens within the city.
1921 The 1921 Women's Olympiad begins in Monte Carlo, first international women's sports event.
1907 The first issue of the Georgian Bolshevik newspaper Dro is published.
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.
1896 A. S. Popov makes the first radio signal transmission in history.
1885 Sino-French War: Chinese victory in the Battle of Bang Bo on the Tonkin⿿Guangxi border.
1882 Robert Koch announces the discovery of Mycobacterium tuberculosis, the bacterium responsible for tuberculosis.
1878 The British frigate HMS Eurydice sinks, killing more than 300.
1869 The last of Titokowaru's forces surrendered to the New Zealand government, ending his uprising.
1860 Sakuradamon Incident: Assassination of Japanese Chief Minister (Tairō) Ii Naosuke.
1854 Slavery is abolished in Venezuela.
1837 Canada gives African Canadian men the right to vote.
1832 In Hiram, Ohio, a group of men beat and tar and feather Mormon leader Joseph Smith.
1829 The Parliament of the United Kingdom passes the Roman Catholic Relief Act 1829, allowing Catholics to serve in Parliament.
1794 In Kraków, Tadeusz Koſciuszko 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.
1765 Great Britain passes the Quartering Act, which requires the Thirteen Colonies to house British troops.
1731 Naturalization of Hieronimus de Salis Parliamentary Act is passed.
1721 Johann Sebastian Bach dedicated six concertos to Margrave Christian Ludwig of Brandenburg-Schwedt, now commonly called the Brandenburg Concertos, BWV 1046⿿1051.
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
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.
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.
1401 Turco-Mongol emperor Timur sacks Damascus.
1387 English victory over a Franco-Castilian-Flemish fleet in the Battle of Margate off the coast of Margate.
Famous People Born on March 24

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Year Name
1983 Riccardo Musetti, Italian footballer
1952 Greg McCrary, American football player (d. 2013)
1974 Alyson Hannigan, American actress
1893 George Sisler, American baseball player and scout (d. 1973)
1910 Richard Conte, American actor, singer, and director (d. 1975)
1829 Ignacio Zaragoza, Mexican general (d. 1862)
1981 Dirk Hayhurst, American baseball player
1922 Onna White, Canadian dancer and choreographer (d. 2005)
1874 Luigi Einaudi, Italian economist and politician, 2nd President of the Italian Republic (d. 1961)
1977 Darren Lockyer, Australian rugby league player and sportscaster
Famous People Deaths On March 24

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Date Name
2009 George Kell, American baseball player and sportscaster (b. 1922)
2013 Mohamed Yousri Salama, Egyptian dentist and politician (b. 1974)
2010 Jim Marshall, American photographer (b. 1936)
1888 Vsevolod Garshin, Russian author (b. 1855)
1399 Margaret, Duchess of Norfolk (b.c. 1320)
1381 Catherine of Vadstena, Swedish saint (b. 1332)
2003 Hans Hermann Groër, Austrian cardinal (b. 1919)
1984 Sam Jaffe, American actor (b. 1891)
2018 Lys Assia, Swiss singer and First Winner of the Eurovision Song Contest (b. 1924)
2015 Yehuda Avner, English-Israeli diplomat (b. 1928)