Check out below about Today in History India 24 March in Indian history or March 24 special day in India. Looking for information about today special day in India? If yes, check out below. On this Special day today 24 March in Indian history, falls the birthdays and death anniversaries of various well-known people of India. You would also find out about events that happened that make it to the list of today special day in India.
Today’s Historical Events on March 24
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1307, 24th March: Ramdevrao Yadav, the emperor of Devagiri, was captured by Malik Kafur and taken to Delhi.
1837, 24th March: Canada granted African Canadians the right to vote.
1855, 24th March: For the first time a long-distance telegraph message was sent from Calcutta to Delhi.
1882, 24th March: The deadly infectious disease TB (Tuberculosis) was identified. The scientist who discovered it was Bacillus Robert Koch, later given the Nobel Prize.
1923, 24th March: Greece became a republic.
1929, 24th March: The historic session of the Lahore Congress began.
1977, 24th March: Morarji Desai became the Prime Minister of India. He was the first Prime Minister of India who did not belong to the Indian National Congress party.
1998, 24th March: Titanic won a record 11 Oscars.
1999, 24th March: P. N. Bhagwati (India) elected vice-president of the United Nations Human Rights Committee for the second term.
2008, 24th March: Bhutan became a democracy, and elections were held for the first time.
Famous Birthdays & Birth Anniversaries on March 24
1775: Muthuswami Dikshitar, a South Indian poet, singer, and veena player.
1901: Ub Iwerks, an American animator, and he designed Mickey Mouse.
1922: T. M. Soundararajan, an Indian Carnatic musician and a playback singer.
1965: The Undertaker, an American professional wrestler.
1979: Emraan Hashmi, an Indian film actor.
1984: Adrian D’Souza, an Indian field hockey goalkeeper.
Death Anniversaries of famous people on March 24
1603: Elizabeth I, the Queen of England and Ireland.
1849: Johann Wolfgang Döbereiner, a German chemist.
1882: H. W. Longfellow, an American poet, and educator.
1905: Jules Verne, a French novelist, poet, and playwright.