March 24 History

March is the third month of the year in our modern-day Gregorian calendar. It was originally the first month of the year in the Roman calendar and named Martius

According to Gregory calendar, the day number 365 in a year and if it is a leap year then the day number is 366. March 24 has its own special significance in India and world history.

March is the third month of the year in both the Gregorian calendar and its predecessor, the Julian calendar. It was named after the Roman god of war, Mars.

March starts on the same day of the week as February and November and ends on the same day of the week as June in common years.

The page contains not only the Important historical events but also famous birthdays and deaths of each day. Search what happened today in Indian history and world history.

Here you will find some important events that happened today in India and world History on March 24. Read on to know more about this day.

The Most Important Historical events of March Month

  • 1720: Frederick I was crowned King of Sweden by the Recessesgrade of the Estates.
  • 1721: Johann Sebastian Bach’s Brandenburg Concerto is dedicated to Christian Ludwig of Brandenburg-Schwright.
  • 1731: The Jerome (aka Heronimus) de Salis parliamentary act was made according to the British.
  • 1828: Philadelphia and Columbia Railway (first state owned) commissioned.
  • 1837: Black citizens are given the right to vote in Canada.
  • 1855: Long-distance telegraph message was sent between Calcutta (now Kolkata) to Delhi for the first time.
  • 1868: Metropolitan Life Insurance Company was formed.
  • 1870: It was officially opened after the founding of Syracuse University.
  • 1878: British ship Eurydice sinks, killing 300 people.
  • 1883: First phone conversation between New York and Chicago.
  • 1932: Radio broadcast from the first moving train in America.
  • 1953: Queen Mary, grandmother of the Queen of Britain, died while asleep.
  • 1977: Morarji Desai became the fourth Prime Minister of India and formed the first non-Congress government at the Center.
  • 1993: Ezer Weisman is elected President of Israel.
  • 1998: 250 people were killed and 3000 were injured due to heavy storms through Dantan in India.
  • 1999: PN Bhagwati (India) elected vice-president of United Nations Human Rights Committee for the second consecutive term.
  • 2003: World Tuberculosis Day was observed around the world to increase public awareness for the prevention of tuberculosis and to continue efforts to control it.
  • 2007: The Australian Labor Party is re-established after the election of the state of New South Wales.
  • 2008: Yusuf Raza Gilani, leader of Pakistan People’s Party, was elected the new Prime Minister of Pakistan.
  • 2013: 17 soldiers were killed in a suicide attack on a military post in North Waziristan, Pakistan.

Famous birthdays and birth anniversaries on this day

  • 1775: Muthuswami Dikshitar, a South Indian poet, singer, and veena player.
  • 1901: Ub Iwerks, an American animator, and he designed Mickey Mouse.
  • 1922: T. M. Soundararajan, an Indian Carnatic musician and a playback singer.
  • 1965: The Undertaker, an American professional wrestler.
  • 1979: Emraan Hashmi, an Indian film actor.
  • 1984: Adrian D’Souza, an Indian field hockey goalkeeper.

Death anniversaries of famous people in India and the world

  • 1603: Elizabeth I, the Queen of England and Ireland.
  • 1849: Johann Wolfgang Döbereiner, a German chemist.
  • 1882: H. W. Longfellow, an American poet, and educator.
  • 1905: Jules Verne, a French novelist, poet, and playwright.

List of Important Historical events of 24 March:

March 01 March 02 March 03 March 04

March 05 March 06 March 07 March 08

March 09 March 10 March 11 March 12

March 13 March 14 March 15 March 16

March 17 March 18 March 19 March 20

March 21 March 22 March 23 March 24

March 25 March 26 March 27 March 28

March 29 March 30 March 31

Also See: Today in Indian and World History – What Happened Today In History


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