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Importance of 24th March in History

Know all Events, anniversaries, death, born that makes 24th March special in the world history.

1998
A tornado hit Dantan, India, killing 250 people and injuring 3,000 .
India
1989
The supertanker Exxon Valdez ran aground on a reef in Prince William Sound, Alaska, leaking 11 million gallons of crude oil
United States
1958
Elvis Presley joined the US Army, in Memphis, Tennessee .
United States
1909
Death of J.M. (John Millington) Synge, Irish dramatist who led the Irish literary renaissance along with W.B. Yeats
Ireland
1909
Birth of Clyde Barrow, American outlaw and robber (Bonnie and Clyde)
United States
1905
Death of Jules Verne, French writer.
France
1882
Death of William Heilwagner, executed for the murder of his daughter-in-law. Ten years later his son Otto committed suicide and left a note confessing to the murder.
United States
1882
Death of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, American poet
United States
1834
Birth of William Morris, British designer, craftsman and poet, one of the principal founders of the Arts and Crafts movement
Great Britain
1809
Birth of Joseph Liouville, French mathematician, known for his work in number theory and differential geometry, and the first person to prove the existence of transcendental numbers
France
1776
Death on his 83rd birthday of John Harrison, clockmaker whose chronometers were sufficiently accurate to allow for much more accurate navigation.
Great Britain
1650
Birth of Sir Jonathan Trelawny, Bishop and inspiration for 'The Song of Western Men' which has become the unofficial Cornish national anthem.
Great Britain
1603
union of Scottish and English crowns – under King James VI of Scots and I of England (d. 1625)
Great Britain
1603
Elizabeth I dies
Great Britain
1455
Deat of Pope Nicholas V
Italy
1387
Battle of Margate, a naval battle during the 100 years war.
Great Britain
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