Historical Events In March - 24
Wednesday, 04 October 2023
1980 Oscar Romero, archbishop of San Salvador, murdered during mass on March - 24.
1981 On this day in history "Nightline with Ted Koppel" premieres on ABC
1981 On March - 24 bombay beat Delhi by innings &46 to win Ranji Cricket Trophy
1981 On March - 24 colombia drops diplomatic relations with Cuba
1982 On March - 24 uS sub Jacksonville collides with a Turkish freighter near Virginia
1982 Ace Goodman, KC Mo, comedian (Easy Aces), dies at 83 on March - 24.
1984 On March - 24 iOC agrees to 6-team exhibition baseball tournament in Olympics
1984 On March - 24 sam Jaffe, actor (Dr Zorba-Ben Casey), dies of cancer at 93
1985 Golden Raspberry Awards presented to parody Oscar Awards (Bolero wins) on this day in history.
1985 On this day in history norman Gifford makes cricket ODI debuts at age 44 (v Australia, Sharjah)
1986 On March - 24 58th Academy Awards "Out of Africa", William Hurt &Geraldine Page win
1986 NASA publishes "Strategy for Safely Returning the Space Shuttle to Flight Status" on March - 24.
1986 On this day in history suriname army Captain Etienne Boerenveen arrested for cocaine smuggling
1986 On this day in history uS &Libya clash in Gulf of Sidra
1986 Sarah Cunningham, actress (Nurse Andrews-Trapper John MD), dies at 67 on this day in history.
1986 On March - 24 58th Academy Awards: "Out of Africa", William Hurt &Geraldine Page win
1987 On March - 24 first Soul Train Music Awards Janet Jackson, Luther Vandross win
1987 Western Australia win the Sheffield Shield by drawing cricket final vs Victoria on this day in history.
1987 First Soul Train Music Awards: Janet Jackson, Luther Vandross win on March - 24.
1988 On March - 24 quarterback Dan Fouts retires
1989 On March - 24 mary Martin in "Peter Pan", first time seen on TV since 1973
1989 The worst oil spill to ever occur in U.S. territory begins after the supertanker Exxon Valdez, owned and operated by the Exxon Corporation, runs aground on a reef in Prince William Sound in southern Alaska on this day in history.
1990 Indian troops leave Sri Lanka on this day in history.
1990 Alice Sapritch, actress (European Vacation), dies on March - 24.
1991 On March - 24 11th Golden Raspberry Awards Ford Fairlane &Ghosts Can't Do It win
1991 On March - 24 in liberated Kuwait, banks reopen
1991 On this day in history wrestlemania VII in Los Angeles, Hulk Hogan pins Sergeant Slaughter for championship
1991 On this day in history 11th Golden Raspberry Awards: Ford Fairlane &Ghosts Can't Do It win
1992 On this day in history first Belgian in the space, Dirk Frimout on Atlantis Space Shuttle STS-45 (Atlantis 11) launches into space
1992 Sudanese Boeing 707 crashes on mountain Hymettos at Athens; 5-6 die on March - 24.
1993 On March - 24 ezer Weizman elected President of Israel
1993 Erik Andriesse, Dutch painter (skulls, skeletons), dies at 35 on this day in history.
1994 On March - 24 "Carousel" opens at Beaumont Theater NYC for 322 performances
1994 F-16 collides with C-130 Hercules above AFB in North Carolina, 120 die on March - 24.