According to Gregory calendar, on March 24, the day number in a year is 84 and if it is a leap year then the day number is 85. March 24 has a special significance in India and world history, because many such incidents have occurred on this day which have been recorded forever in the pages of history. Let's know some such important events which will increase your general knowledge. The facts collected will be as follows: People born on this day, demise of famous people, war treaty, freedom of any country, invention of new technologies, change of power, important National and International Day etc.

Important Historical Events of 24 March in the World ⚡

Event YearIncident/Event
1603King James VI of Scotland acceded to the thrones of England and Ireland, becoming James I of England and uniting the kingdoms' crowns for the first time.
1720The Reichsgrad of the Estates made Frederick I the King of Sweden.
1721Johann Sebastian Bach presented Margrave Christian Ludwig of Brandenburg-Schwedt with six concertos, commonly referred to as the Brandenburg Concertos.
1721Johann Sebastian Bach's Brandenburg Concerto was dedicated to Christian Ludwig of Brandenburg-Schwright.
1731Jerome alias Heronimus) de Salis Parliamentary Act was made according to the British.
1828Philadelphia, and the first state owned by the Columbia Railway).
1837Black citizens were given the right to vote in Canada.
1855Long-distance messages were sent from Telegraph between Calcutta (now Kolkata) to Delhi.
1860Ronin samurai of Mito Domain assassinated the Prime Minister of Japan, Io Nosuke, who was troubled by his role in the inauguration of the Japan Toforining powers.
1868The Metropolitan Life Insurance Company was formed.
1869The last of the Māori leader Titokowaru's forces surrendered to the New Zealand government, ending his rebellion.
1870It was officially opened after the founding of Syracuse University.
1878British ship Eurydice sunk, killing 300 people.
1882German physician Robert Koch announces the discovery of Mycobacterium tuberculosis, a bacterium that causes tuberculosis.
1883New York and Chicago had a phone conversation for the first time.
1922Irish War of Independence—In Belfast, Northern Irish police ransacked a house and killed a Catholic family two days prior to the death of two policemen.
1927In the midst of the Chinese Civil War—fighting between communists and nationalists—warships from six nations bombarded Nanjing in defense of foreign nationals living there.
1927After the capture of Nanjing by a coalition of Nationalist Communist forces, British and American warships bombarded the city's defenses of foreign nationals there.
1932For the first time in America, radio broadcasting was done by moving train.
1934The Tydings-McDuffie Act went into effect, providing for self-government of the Philippines and Filipino independence from the United States after a ten-year period.
1944World War II—German occupation troops execute 335 people in Rome for a partisan attack carried out the previous day against the SS Police Regiment Bozen.
1944World War II-prisoner Allied airmen begin 'The Great Escape', breaking out of Stalag Luft III, a German prison camp.
1953Queen Mary, grandmother of the Queen of Britain, died while asleep.
1989The tanker Exxon Valdez spilled more than 10 million gallons of oil into Prince William Sound, Alaska, one of the world's worst man-made environmental disasters.
1989The tanker Exxon Valdez spilled more than 10 million US gallons of oil into Prince William Sound, Alaska, in one of the most devastating man-made environmental disasters at sea.
1993Ezer Weisman was elected President of Israel.
1994The Song of Jacob Zulu opens at the Plymouth Theater in New York City. It ran for 53 performances.
1994Robert F. Kennedy, Jr. divorces Emily Black.
1997The Australian Parliament overturned the world's first and only euthanasia law.
2002Whoopi Goldberg hosted the 74th Academy Awards Oscar ceremony. A Beautiful Mind won Best Picture. Denzel Washington and Halle Berry won lead acting awards.
2003World Tuberculosis Day was observed all over the world to increase public awareness for tuberculosis prevention and to continue efforts to control it.
2007The Australian Labor Party was re-established after the election of the state of New South Wales.
2008This is the first general election in Bhutan.
2008The Bhutan Peace and Prosperity Party, led by Jigme Thinley, won 45 out of 47 seats in the first general election to the National Assembly of Bhutan.
2008Pakistan People's Party leader Yusuf Raza Gilani was elected the new Prime Minister of Pakistan.
2011Kenya opens Africa Carbon Exchange. It is the first carbon exchange in Africa. It has been opened for carbon credit exchange.
2012Evo Morales, the President of Bolivia, is pleased that he will have the International Court of Justice in The Hague, Netherlands, to resolve the border dispute between Bolivia and Chile.
2012China plans to end the practice of harvesting and selling organs. This plan is about executed prisoners.
201317 soldiers were killed in a suicide attack on a military post in Pakistan's North Waziristan.
2014Disney has announced that it will purchase Maker Studios for $500 million with an additional payment of $450 million if it can meet certain performance goals. Disney may expand marketing outlets to media tropes that sell online video.
2015The co-pilot of Germanwings Flight 9525 intentionally piloted the plane into a mass murder-suicide over the French Alps, killing all 150 people on board.

Important Historical Events of 24 March in India ⚡

Event YearIncident/Event
1946The British Cabinet Mission, consisting of Lord Pethick-Lawrence, Sir Stafford Cripps and A. V. Alexander, come to India to discuss and plan for the transfer of power from the British Raj to the Indian leadership.
1977Morarji Desai became the fourth Prime Minister of India and formed the first non-Congress government at the Center.
1998In India, 250 people were killed and 3000 injured due to heavy storms through Dantan.
1999Pn Bhagwati India) elected vice-president of the United Nations Human Rights Committee for a second consecutive term.

Important Days of 24 March National & International Days 🏁

world Tuberculosis DayInternational Day
Rural Postal Life Insurance DayNational Day
International Day for the Right to the Truth concerning Gross Human Rights Violations and for the Dignity of VictimsInternational Day
World Tuberculosis DayInternational Day

Famous People's Birthdays on 24 March 😀

Birth YearName/Category/Country
1863Satyendra Prasanno Sinha / Politician / India
1775Muthuswami Dikshitar / Poet / India
1863Satyendra Prasanno Sinha / Lawyer / India
1984Adrian D'Souza / Hockey Player / India

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