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Important Events Of March 24

1997    69th Academy Awards - Oscar Ceremony Billy Crystal hosts, The English Patient wins Best Picture, Geoffrey Rush and Frances McDormand win lead acting awards
1997    Australian parliament overturns world's 1st and only euthanasia law
1996    16th Golden Raspberry Awards: Showgirls wins
1996    Eastenders star Michael French is reported to be a homosexual
1996    Laura Davies wins LPGA Standard Register Ping Golf Tournament
1996    Metropolitan Transportation Authority raises New York City bridge tolls to $3.50 each way
1994    "Carousel" opens at Beaumont Theater New York City for 322 performances
1994    "Song of Jacob Zulu" opens at Plymouth Theater New York City for 53 performances
1994    Robert F Kennedy, Jr. divorces Emily Black
1993    Ezer Weizman elected president of Israel
1992    "Jake's Women" opens at Neil Simon Theater New York City for 245 performances
1992    Space Shuttle STS-45 (Atlantis 11) launches into space
1992    1st Belgium in the space, Dirk Frimout on Atlantis Space Shuttle STS-45 (Atlantis 11) launches into space
1991    "Les Miserables," opens at Auditorium Theatre, Chicago
1991    11th Golden Raspberry Awards: Ford Fairlane and Ghosts Can't Do It wins
1991    Barcelona Dragons beat NY/New Jersey Knights 19-7 in their 1st WLAF game
1991    Danielle Ammaccapane wins LPGA Standard Register Ping Golf Tournament
1991    Banks reopen in liberated Kuwait
1991    New York Yankees beat New York Mets, 9-3
1991    Wrestlemania VII in LA, Hulk Hogan pins Sergeant Slaughter
1990    Indian troops leave Sri Lanka
1990    Tom Hunter swims world record 50m freestyle (21.81 sec)
1989    Mary Martin in "Peter Pan," 1st seen on TV since 1973
1989    Worst U.S. oil spill, Exxon's Valdez spills 11.3 mil gallons off Alaska
1988    "Gospel at Colonus" opens at Lunt Fontanne Theater New York City for 61 performances
1988    Quarterback Dan Fouts retires
1987    1st Soul Train Music Awards: Janet Jackson, Luther Vandross
1987    WA win the Sheffield Shield by drawing cricket final vs Victoria
1986    58th Academy Awards - "Out of Africa," William Hurt and G Page win
1986    Suriname army Captain Etienne Boerenveen arrested for cocaine smuggling
1986    U.S. and Libya clash in Gulf of Sidra
1986    NASA publishes "Strategy for Safely Returning the Space Shuttle to Flight Status"
1985    5th Golden Raspberry Awards: Bolero wins
1985    Golden Raspberry Awards presented to parody Oscar Awards (Bolero wins)
1985    Jan Stephenson wins LPGA GNA Golf Classic
1985    Norman Gifford makes cricket ODI debuts at age 44 (v Australia, Sharjah)
1984    Andrea Schone skates ladies world record 5 km (7:34.52)
1984    IOC agrees to 6-team exhibition baseball tournament in Olympics
1984    Igor Malkov skates world record 10 km (14:21.51)
1982    U.S. submarine Jacksonville collides with a Turkish freighter near Virginia
1981    "Nightline with Ted Koppel" premieres on ABC
1981    Bombay beat Delhi by innings and 46 to win Ranji Cricket Trophy
1981    Colombia drops diplomatic relations with Cuba
1980    42nd NCAA Men's Basketball Championship: Louisville beats UCLA 59-54
1980    ABC's nightly Iran Hostage crisis program renamed "Nightline"
1980    Capitol Records releases some rare Beatles tracks
1979    "Ballroom" closes at Majestic Theater New York City after 116 performances
1979    1st appearance as Australian cricket captain for Kim Hughes
1979    Columbia flown on carrier aircraft lands at Kennedy Space Center
1979    10 rebounds and 10 assists, as the Spartans cruise to a 101-67 by Earvin "Magic" Johnson registers triple-double 29 pts
1978    Wings release "With a Little Luck"
1976    Argentine President Isabel Peron deposed by country's military
1975    Muhammad Ali TKOs Chuck Wepner in 15 for heavyweight boxing title
1974    36th NCAA Mens Basketball Championship: North Carolina State beats Marquette 76-64
1973    Harley Race beats Dory Funk, Jr. in Kansas City, to become NWA champ
1973    Immaculata beats Queens College, 59-52 to win AIAW Basketball title
1973    Professional track debut of Kip Keino defeating Jim Ryun in the mile
1973    San Francisco 49er President Lou Spadia proposes NFL expand to 30 teams
1972    Great Britain imposes direct rule over Northern Ireland
1970    Dutch cartoonist Frans Piet ends "Sjors and Sjimmie" strip
1968    Mickey Wright wins Port Malabar Golf Invitational
1967    University of Michigan holds 1st "Teach-in" after bombing of North Vietnam
1966    Selective Service announces college deferments based on performance
1965    U.S. Ranger 9 strikes Moon, 10 miles (16 km) NE of crater Alphonsus
1964    Kennedy half-dollar issued
1962    24th NCAA Men's Basketball Championship: Cincinnati beats Ohio State 71-59
1962    Benny Paret, KOed in a welterweight title, he dies 10 days later
1962    Mick Jagger and Keith Richards perform as Little Boy Blue and Blue Boys
1961    New York Senate approves $55M for a baseball stadium at Flushing Meadows
1960    U.S. appeals court rules novel, "Lady Chatterly's Lover," not obscene
1959    Iraq withdraws from the Baghdad Pact
1958    Elvis Presley joins the army (serial number 53310761)
1955    1st seagoing oil drill rig placed in service
1955    Tennessee Williams, "Cat on a Hot Tin Roof" opens for 694 performances
1953    U.S. performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
1952    Great demonstrations against apartheid in South Africa
1950    U.S. Ladies Figure Skating championship won by Yvonne C Sherman
1950    U.S. Mens Figure Skating championship won by Richard Button
1949    21st Academy Awards - "Hamlet," Laurence Olivier and Jane Wyman win
1949    Walter and John Huston become 1st father-and-son team to win
1947    Congress proposes 2-term limitation on the presidency
1947    John D Rockefeller, Jr. donates New York City East River site to the U.N.
1945    General Eisenhower, Montgomery and Bradley discuss advance in Germany
1945    Largest one-day airborne drop, 600 transports and 1300 gliders
1945    Operation Varsity: British, U.S. and Canadian airborne landings East of Rhine
1945    U.S. minesweepers reach Kerama Retto, South coast of Okinawa
1944    76 Allied officers escape Stalag Luft 3 (Great Escape)
1944    811 British bombers attack Berlin
1944    In occupied Rome, Nazis execute more than 300 civilians
1941    British troops defeat British Somalia
1941    German troops occupy El Agheila Libya
1941    Glenn Miller begins work on his 1st movie for 20th Century Fox
1941    LIU beats Ohio U 56-42 for NIT basketball championship
1941    Richard Wright and Paul Green's "Native Son," premieres in New York City
1937    Bus blew a tire, going out of control, killing 18 (Salem Illinois)
1937    National Gallery of Art established by Congress
1936    Red Wings beat Montreal Maroons in 16 minutes and 30 seconds of 6th period Stanley Cup game lasts 9 periods (176 minutes), ends 1-0
1935    Major Bowes' Original Amateur Hour goes national on NBC Radio Network
1934    U.S. declares the Philippines to become independent in 1945
1933    Peter I Island incorporated as a Norwegian dependency
1932    1st U.S. radio broadcast from a moving train (Belle Baker WABC from MD)
1930    1st religious services telecast in U.S. (W2XBS New York City)
1930    Planet Pluto named
1930    Ronsburgse Boys soccer team forms
1927    Cuban chess champ, Jose Capablanca wins 33-day Grand Chess Tournie
1927    Dutch 1st Chamber condemns Belgian and Netherlands Wielingen Treaty
1926    The Beehive in the Hague opens 1st escalator in Netherlands
1925    KSL-AM in Salt Lake City UT begins radio transmissions
1924    Greece becomes a republic
1922    Grand National at Aintree sees only 3 horses out of 32 starters finish
1920    1st U.S. coast guard air station established (Morehead City NC)
1913    Netherlands soccer team's 1st victory over England
1913    Palace Theater opens at 1564 Broadway New York City
1910    83 degrees F highest temperature ever recorded in Cleveland in March
1906    "Census of the British Empire" shows England rules 1/5 of the world
1898    1st automobile sold
1894    37 miners killed at Franklin, Washington
1890    Start of Sherlock Holmes "The Adventure of Wisteria Lodge"
1887    Oscar Straus appointed 1st Jewish ambassador from U.S. (to Turkey)
1883    1st telephone call between New York and Chicago
1882    German scientist Robert Koch discovers bacillus cause of TB
1880    Tobacco Growers' Mutual Insurance Company incorporates in Connecticut
1878    British frigate Eurydice sunk; 300 lost
1877    University boat race between Oxford and Cambridge ends in a dead heat
1868    Metropolitan Life Insurance Co forms
1860    Clipper Andrew Jackson arrives in SF, 89 days out of NY
1855    Manhattan Kansas founded as New Boston Kansas
1848    State of siege proclaimed in Amsterdam
1837    Canada gives blacks the right to vote
1832    Mormon Joseph Smith beaten, tarred and feathered in Ohio
1828    Philadelphia and Columbia Railway (1st state owned) authorized
1801    Aleksandr P Romanov becomes emperor of Russia
1792    Benjamin West (U.S.) becomes president of Royal Academy of London
1765    Britain enacts Quartering Act, required colonists to provide temporary housing to British soldiers
1734    Netherlands William K H Friso marries princess Anne of Hanover
1721    Johann Sebastian Bach opens his Brandenburgse Concerts
1664    Roger Williams is granted a charter to colonize Rhode Island
1645    Battle at Jankov Bohemia: Sweden beats RC emperor Ferdinand III
1629    1st game law passed in American colonies, by Virginia
1603    Scottish king James VI becomes King James I of England