Historical Events In March - 24
Sunday, 28 May 2023
1994 Robert F Kennedy Jr divorces Emily Black on March - 24.
1994 Edith Porada, art historian/archaeologist, dies at 81 on this day in history.
1995 On this day in history anthony Standerwick Heal, businessman, dies at 88
1996 16th Golden Raspberry Awards Showgirls wins on March - 24.
1996 On March - 24 eastenders star Michael French is reported to be a homosexual
1996 Laura Davies wins LPGA Standard Register Ping Golf Tournament on this day in history.
1996 MTA raises NYC bridge tolls to $3.50 each way on March - 24.
1996 U.S. astronaut Shannon Lucid safely transfers to the Russian space station Mir from the U.S. space shuttle Atlantis for a planned five-month stay on this day in history.
1996 Maria Lucia Beltran Alcayaga, singer, dies at 66 on this day in history.
1996 16th Golden Raspberry Awards: Showgirls wins on this day in history.
1997 On March - 24 69th Academy Awards "The English Patient", Tom Cruise &Frances McDormand win
1997 On this day in history australian parliament overturns world's first &only euthanasia law
1997 69th Academy Awards: "The English Patient", Tom Cruise &Frances McDormand win on March - 24.
2000 Two 18-year-old boys are arrested in Britain on charges of breaking into e-commerce Internet sites in five countries, stealing information on more than 26,000 credit card accounts and posting some of it on the Web on March - 24.
2005 The Tulip Revolution in Kyrgyzstan reaches its climax with the overthrow of president Askar Akayev on March - 24.
2012 On March - 24 african Union deploys 5,000 strong force with the aim of catching or killing warlord Joseph Kony
2013 On this day in history 17 soldiers are killed by a suicide bomber at a military checkpoint in North Waziristan, Pakistan
2014 Ukraine withdraws its forces from the Crimea on this day in history.
2017 US President Donald Trump and Republican party forced to pull their attempt to repeal Obamacare after internal opposition on March - 24.
2018 Tens of thousands attend 'March for Our Lives' rallies held in Washington D.C. and around the world to protest gun violence on March - 24.
2018 American conducts it first ever drone strike against Qaeda militants in southern Libya on March - 24.
2018 On March - 24 hundreds of protesters shut down special meeting at Sacramento City Hall investigating police shooting of Stephon Clark
2018 On this day in history australian batsman Cameron Bancroft is caught on camera rubbing match ball with an object during 3rd Cricket Test in Cape Town, resulting in an infamous ball tampering scandal
2018 In over 900 cities internationally, people participate in demonstrations against gun violence and mass shootings, calling for stronger gun control in the "March for Our Lives" on this day in history.
2019 On this day in history the 2019 Thai general election takes place, for all 500 seats in the House of Representatives.
2019 A four-page summary of Special Counsel Robert Mueller's report into U.S. President Donald Trump's 2016 election campaign is published by the U.S. Attorney General William Barr. It concludes that there was no collusion with Russia - the basis of the investigation - but on the issue of obstruction of justice states: "While this report does not conclude that the president committed a crime, it also does not exonerate him" on this day in history.
2020 Indian PM Narendra Modi orders a 21 day lockdown for world's second most populous country of 1.3 billion people to deal with coronavirus COVID-19 on March - 24.
2020 On this day in history japan's Prime Minister Shinzō Abe announces postponement of Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games until summer of 2021 because of the worldwide coronavirus pandemic
2020 [COVID-19 pandemic] India goes into lockdown to contain COVID-19. The total number of people in the world facing some form of pandemic-related movement restriction now exceeds 2.6 billion, a third of the global population on March - 24.
2020 [COVID-19 pandemic] Chinese Premier Li Keqiang reports that the domestically transmitted epidemic was "basically blocked" and it is now under control on this day in history.
2020 On this day in history [COVID-19 pandemic] The International Olympic Committee and Japan suspend the 2020 Summer Olympics until 2021. On March 30, the Summer Olympics are rescheduled from July 23 to August 8, 2021.
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