March 24, 2024 is the 84th day of the year 2024 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 282 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is Sunday.
If you are trying to learn French then this day of the week in French is dimanche.
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Here’s the March calendar. You can also browse the full year monthly calendar.
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Zodiac & Birthstone
Aries is the zodiac sign of a person born on this day. Aquamarine is the modern birthstone for this month. Jade is the mystical birthstone from Tibetan origin that dates back over a thousand years.
March 24: This Day in History
March 24th is the 365th and last day of the year in many European implementations of the Julian calendar.
March 24 Historical Event(s)
Turko-Mongol emperor Timur sacks Damascus.
Naturalization of Hieronimus de Salis Parliamentary Act is passed.
American Revolutionary War: The Kingdom of Great Britain passes the Quartering Act that requires the Thirteen Colonies to house British troops.
Catholic Emancipation: The Parliament of the United Kingdom passes the Roman Catholic Relief Act 1829, allowing Catholics to serve in Parliament.
In Hiram, Ohio a group of men beat, tar and feather Mormon leader Joseph Smith, Jr.
Nanjing Incident: Foreign warships bombard Nanjing, China, in defense of the foreign citizens within the city.
In Argentina, the armed forces overthrow the constitutional government of President Isabel Perón 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.
The Loscoe gas explosion leads to new UK laws on landfill gas migration and gas protection on landfill sites.
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.
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.
Who were born on March 24?
Thomas Cushing, American Continental Congressman and acting Governor of Massachusetts (d. 1788)
Puig Aubert, French rugby league footballer (d. 1994)
David Suzuki, Canadian scientist and environmentalist
Curtis Hanson, American film director
Pierre Harvey, Canadian cyclist and cross-country skier
Kelly LeBrock, American actress
Aaron Brooks, American football player
Graeme Swann, English cricketer
Norris Hopper, American baseball player
Mike Adams, American football player
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