March 24th: What is special about this date?

March 24th marks the 83rd day of the Gregorian calendar year (or the 84th in case of leap years). There are 282 days remaining until the end of the year. Discover famous birthdays on March 24th, celebrities died on this date, the zodiac sign associated to March 24th and what happened on March 24th in history. On this page we will address all your questions and curiosities about March 24th.


March 24th: what famous birthdays are on this date?

On March 24th there are the following famous birthdays:

  • Jessica Chastain
    Jessica Chastain (1977)

    Jessica chastain is a highly acclaimed movie actress known for her roles in films such as zero dark thirty and the help.

  • R. Lee Ermey
    R. Lee Ermey (1944)


  • Steve McQueen
    Steve McQueen (1930)

    American actor known for his tough-guy roles.

  • Jim Parsons
    Jim Parsons (1973)

    American film and television actor.

  • Alyson Hannigan
    Alyson Hannigan (1974)

    Alyson hannigan is an american actress known for her roles in the tv shows buffy the vampire slayer and how i met your mother.

  • Curtis Hanson
    Curtis Hanson (1945)

    American screenwriter and producer of director films.

  • Robert Carradine
    Robert Carradine (1954)

    American actor-producer.

  • Tommy Trinder
    Tommy Trinder (1909)

    British stand-up comedian who is ebullient and funny in movies, tv and radio.

  • Joseph Barbera
    Joseph Barbera (1911)

    American cartoonist (born 1911).

  • Peter Jacobson
    Peter Jacobson (1965)

    American actor.

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March 24th: who died on this date?

On March 24th the following celebrities died:

  • Richard Widmark
    Richard Widmark (2008)

    American actor who played a psychotic killer in the 1947 film "kiss of death".

  • Robert Culp
    Robert Culp (2010)

    American actor, stage, film, and television.

  • Garry Shandling
    Garry Shandling (2016)

    American comedian, writer, actor.

  • John Hersey
    John Hersey (1993)

    American pulitzer prize-winning author hiroshima dies at the age of 78 (born in 1914).

  • Sam Jaffe
    Sam Jaffe (1984)

    Actor dr zorba ben casey dies from cancer at 93.

  • Yvonne Mitchell
    Yvonne Mitchell (1979)

    Writer dies at 53.

  • Julias Verne (1905)

    French novelist known for his pioneering science fiction and adventure novels.

  • Rim Banna (2018)

    Palestinian singer known for her activism and cultural contributions.

  • See all famous people who died on March 24th


March 24th: what zodiac sign is associated with this date?

On March 24th, the zodiac sign associated with this date is Aries according to the Western Zodiac.

Aries zodiac sign

March 24th: what is special about the Aries sign?

The Aries sign encompasses people born between March 21st and April 19th.

You can discover Aries's personality traits and attitude and Aries's most and least compatible signs.

If you're a Aries born in March discover why March born are so special.


March 24th: what happened on this date in history?

Here's what happened on March 24th in history:

  • Mar 24, 1907: The first issue of the Georgian Bolshevik newspaper Dro is published.
  • Mar 24, 1933: Peter I Island incorporated as a Norwegian dependency.
  • Mar 24, 1960: US appeals court rules D.H. Lawrence's novel Lady Chatterly's Lover not obscene.
  • Mar 24, 1975: Muhammad Ali TKOs Chuck Wepner in 15 rounds to retain the heavyweight boxing title.
  • Mar 24, 1978: Wings release With a Little Luck
  • Mar 24, 1983: The redesigned 1984 model Corvette sports car goes on sale in California, USA.
  • Mar 24, 1986: 58th Academy Awards - Out of Africa, William Hurt and G Page win
  • Mar 24, 1987: First Soul Train Music Awards: Janet Jackson, Luther Vandross win.
  • Mar 24, 1990: Tom Hunter swims world record 50-metre freestyle (21.81 seconds).
  • Mar 24, 2000: The S&P 500 index reached an intraday peak of 1,552.87. This is a peak that will be lost due to the collapse in the dot-com bubble.
  • Mar 24, 2006: Abdul Rahman should be executed, according to Kabul Clerics. He is accused of being apostasy in his conversion from Islam to Christianity.
  • Mar 24, 2008: Former bank executive Steven Sueppel is facing embezzlement charges in Iowa City, Iowa. He beat his wife Sheryl Sueppel to death and their four adopted children. Then, he kills himself by driving his car into a signpost on the highway.

What day of the year is March 24th?

March 24th marks the 83rd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (or the 84th in case of leap years).

There are 282 days remaining until the end of the year.

March 24th is the 24th day of the month of March.