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Popular Born On March Twenty Four

1907 – Paul Sauv, Quebec politician (d. 1960)

1441 – Ernst I, elector of Saxon (1464-86)

1909 – Thomas E “Tommy” Trinder, English radio comic/actor (Phoenix)

1954 – Irina Ratushinskaya, Odessa Ukraine, disident poet (Beyond the Limit)

1628 – Sophie Amalie of Brunswick-Lneburg, queen of Denmark and Norway (d. 1685)

1955 – Doug Jarvis, Canadian ice hockey player

1956 – Ijaz Faqih, cricketer (Pakistan off-spin all-rounder in 5 Tests 80-88)

1911 – Joseph Barbera, animator (Hanna-Barbera)

1959 – Renaldo Nehemiah, US, hurdler (110m at 12.93)/NFLer (SF 49ers)

1960 – Kelly LeBrock, NYC, actress (Weird Science, Woman in Red)

1916 – Donald Hamilton, Swedish-American novelist (d. 2006)

1917 – John Kendrew, British molecular biologist, Nobel laureate (d. 1997)

1961 – Dean Jones, cricketer (dashing Australian batsman & fielder 1984-92)

1918 – Englebert van Anderlecht, Belgian painter

1749 – Bernard Jumentier, composer

1755 – Rufus King, framer of US constitution

1962 – Angle Dubeau, Canadian violinist

1782 – Orest Kiprensky, Russian painter (d. 1836)

1963 – Sammy Giammatva, Houston Tex, tennis star

1964 – Hans Schwaier, West Germany, tennis star

1965 – Angela Zuckerman, St Louis Mo, speed skater (Olympics-1994)

1922 – Dorothy Irene Height, president (national council of negro women)

1922 – Onna White, Canadian choreographer (d. 2005)

1965 – Marian Vajda, Czech, tennis star

1817 – Aime Maillart, composer

1924 – Lois Andrews, actress (Ganster, Rustlers, Desert Hawk)

1965 – The Undertaker, American professional wrestler

1966 – Penny Toler, WNBA guard (LA Sparks)

1966 – Tatjana Patitz, Hamburg German FR, model/actress (Rising Sun)

1925 – Mai Zetterling, Vaeras Sweden, actress (Hidden Agenda, Ringer)

1925 – Puig Aubert, French rugby league footballer (d. 1994)

1926 – Dario Fo, Leggiuno Sangiano VA, playwright (Nobel-1997)

1834 – John Wesley Powell, US, geologist/explorer/ethnologist

1834 – William Morris, England, designer/craftsman/poet/socialist

1835 – Josef Stefan, Austria, physicist (Stefan-Boltzmann law)

1970 – Mike Vanderjagt, CFL kicker (Toronto Argonauts)

1848 – Honor Beaugrand, Quebec journalist and newspaper publisher (La Patrie) (d. 1906)

1850 – Silas Hocking, British novelist and preacher (d. 1935)

1855 – Andrew W Mellon, founder (Mellon Bank)/US Sec of Treasury

1931 – Thelma Kalama, US, 4 X 100m relay swimmer (Olympic-gold-1948)

1973 – Atle Larsen, WLAF kicker (Rhein Fire)

1973 – Chip McCaw, Chicago Ill, volleyball setter (Olympics-96)

1874 – Luigi Einaudi, economist/1st president of Italy (1948-55)

1973 – Josh Lakatos, Pasadena Calif, trap shooter (Olympics-silver-1996)

1973 – Philippe Boucher, St Apollinaire Ca, NHL defense (LA Kings, Oly-G-98)

1936 – Fredrick Kaufmamn, composer

1936 – David Suzuki, Canadian scientist and environmentalist

1937 – Benjamin Luxon, Redruth England, baritone (Owen Wingrave)

1975 – Debbie Keller, Winfield Ill, soccer forward (Olympics-96)

1937 – Billy Stewart, US R&B singer (I Do Love You)

1887 – Roscoe “Fatty” Arbuckle, San Jose CA, actor (Keystone comedies)

1938 – Larry Wilson, NFL back (Cardinals)

1938 – Holger Czukay, German musician (Can)

1976 – Aliou Ciss, Senegalese footballer

1976 – Athanasios Kostoulas, Greek footballer

1891 – John Knittel, writer

1891 – Sergey Ivanovich Vavilov, Soviet physicist (d. 1951)

1943 – Jesus Alou, baseball outfielder (SF Giants)

1943 – Marika Kilius, German FR, ice skating pair (Olympic-silver-1960, 64)

1977 – Darren Lockyer, Australian rugby league footballer

1978 – Michael Braun, Australian rules footballer

1897 – Charles Eyck, Dutch painter/sculptor

1897 – Wilhelm Reich, Austrian-US psycho analysist (character analysis)

1979 – Emraan Hashmi, Indian actor

1898 – George Alpert, railroad executive

1900 – June [Algeria Junius] Clark, musician trumpet

1946 – Paul Williams, climber

1902 – Thomas E Dewey, Oh, 1st Catholic Pres candidate 1944, 1948 (R)

1903 – Adolph F J Butenandt, German bio-chemist (Nobel 1939)

1947 – Mike Kellie, rock drummer (Spooky Tooth-It’s All About)

1903 – Malcolm Muggeridge, English writer (Observer of Life)

1947 – Pieter W Coetzer, South African journalist/MP (NP)

1947 – Christine Gregoire, American politician, current governor of Washington

1984 – Chris Bosh, American basketball player

1906 – Klavdiya Shulzhenko, Soviet singer (d. 1984)

1907 – Janet Harmon Bragg, US pilot/columnist (Chicago Defender)

1951 – Earl Williams, NBAer

1951 – Kenneth S Reightler Jr, Patuxent R Md, Cmdr USN/astro (STS 48, 60)

1990 – Keisha Castle-Hughes, Australian-born New Zealand actress

1992 – Thomas Law, English actor

1401 – Turko-Mongol emperor Timur sacks Damascus.

1603 – James VI of Scotland also becomes James I of England.

1603 – Tokugawa Ieyasu is granted the title of shogun from Emperor Go-Yozei, and establishes the Tokugawa Shogunate in Edo, Japan.

1707 – The Acts of Union 1707 is signed, officially uniting the Kingdoms of England and Scotland to create the Kingdom of Great Britain.

1731 – Naturalization of Hieronimus de Salis Parliamentary Act is passed.

1765 – American Revolutionary War: The Kingdom of Great Britain passes the Quartering Act that requires the Thirteen Colonies to house British troops.

1832 – In Hiram, Ohio a group of men beat, tar and feather Mormon leader Joseph Smith, Jr..

1837 – Canada gives African Canadian men the right to vote.

1860 – Sakuradamon incident (1860): Assassination of Japanese Chief Minister (Tairo) Ii Naosuke

1869 – The last of Titokowaru’s forces surrendered to the New Zealand government, ending his uprising.

1878 – The British frigate HMS Eurydice sinks, killing more than 300.

1882 – Robert Koch announces the discovery of mycobacterium tuberculosis, the bacterium responsible for tuberculosis.

1896 – A. A. Popov makes the first radio signal transmission in history.

1900 – Mayor of New York City Robert Anderson Van Wyck breaks ground for a new underground “Rapid Transit Railroad” that would link Manhattan and Brooklyn.

1907 – The first issue of the Georgian Bolshevik newspaper Dro is published.

1923 – Greece becomes a republic.

1927 – Nanjing Incident: Foreign warships bombard Nanjing, China, in defense of the foreign citizens within the city.

1933 – The Enabling Act of 1933 is passed by the German Reichstag, allowing Adolf Hitler to gain plenary power.

1934 – U.S. Congress passes the Tydings-McDuffie Act allowing the Philippines to become a self-governing commonwealth.

1944 – Ardeatine Massacre: German troops kill 335 Italian civilians in Rome.

1944 – World War II: In an event later dramatized in the movie The Great Escape, 76 prisoners begin breaking out of Stalag Luft III.

1946 – The British Cabinet Mission, consisting of Lord Pethick-Lawrence, Sir Stafford Cripps and A. V. Alexander, arrives in India to discuss and plan for the transfer of power from the British Raj to Indian leadership.

1958 – Rock’N’Roll teen idol Elvis Presley is drafted in the U.S. Army.

1959 – The Party of the African Federation is launched by Lopold Sdar Senghor and Modibo Keita.

1965 – NASA spacecraft Ranger 9, equipped to convert its signals into a form suitable for showing on domestic television, brings images of the Moon into ordinary homes before crash landing.

1972 – The United Kingdom imposes direct rule over Northern Ireland.

1973 – Kenyan athlete Kip Keino defeats Jim Ryun at the first-ever professional track meet in Los Angeles, California.

1976 – In Argentina, the armed forces overthrow the constitutional government of President Isabel Pern and start a 7-year dictatorial period self-styled the National Reorganization Process. Since 2006, a public holiday known as Day of Remembrance for Truth and Justice is held on this day.

1980 – Archbishop scar Romero is killed while celebrating Mass in San Salvador.

1986 – The Loscoe gas explosion leads to new UK laws on landfill gas migration and gas protection on landfill sites.

1989 – Exxon Valdez oil spill: In Prince William Sound in Alaska, the Exxon Valdez spills 240,000 barrels (42,000 m) of petroleum after running aground.

1993 – Discovery of Comet Shoemaker-Levy 9.

1998 – Jonesboro massacre: Mitchell Johnson and Andrew Golden, aged 11 and 13 respectively, fire upon teachers and students at Westside Middle School in Jonesboro, Arkansas; five people are killed and ten are wounded.

1998 – A tornado sweeps through Dantan in India killing 250 people and injuring 3000 others.

1999 – Kosovo War: NATO commences air bombardment against Yugoslavia, marking the first time NATO has attacked a sovereign country.

2000 – S&P 500 index reaches an intraday high of 1,552.87, a peak that, due to the collapse of the dot-com bubble, it will not reach again for another seven-and-a-half years.

2003 – The Arab League votes 21-1 in favor of a resolution demanding the immediate and unconditional removal of U.S. and British soldiers from Iraq.

2008 – Bhutan officially becomes a democracy, with its first ever general election.

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