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 This day in History - March 24
378 Historic Events for March 24
1953

Mary, queen of Great-Britain/North-Ireland, dies at 85

Death
1953

Felix M Abel, French dominican/biblical scholar, dies at 74

Death
1953

Steve Lubbers, cricketer (capt of Dutch World Cup team 1996)

Birth
1953

US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site

Event
1954

Robert Carradine, LA Calif, actor (Slim-The Cowboys, Wavelength)

Birth
1954

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

Birth
1954

Donna Pescow, Brooklyn, actress (Angie, Out of this World, Rainbow)

Birth
1955

British Army patrols withdraw from Belfast after 20 years

Event
1955

Tennessee Williams, "Cat on a Hot Tin Roof" opens for 694 performances

Event
1955

1st seagoing oil drill rig placed in service

Event
1956

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

Birth
1957

Scott J Horowitz, Phila Pa, PhD/Capt USAF/astronaut (STS 75, 82)

Birth
1958

Elvis Presley joins the army (serial number 53310761)

Event
1959

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

Birth
1959

Iraq withdraws from the Baghdad Pact

Event
1960

Paul Joostens, Flemish painter, dies at 70

Death
1960

US appeals court rules novel, "Lady Chatterly's Lover," not obscene

Event
1960

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

Birth
1961

Dean Jones, cricketer (dashing Australian batsman and fielder 1984-92)

Birth
1961

James T Gallagher Jr, Johnstown PA, PGA golfer (1990 Greater Milw)

Birth
1961

NY Senate approves $55M for a baseball stadium at Flushing Meadows

Event
1962

Mick Jagger and Keith Richards perform as Little Boy Blue and Blue Boys

Event
1962

Penny Hammel, Decatur IL, LPGA golfer (Jamie Farr Toledo-1985, 89)

Birth
1962

Benny Paret, KOed in a welterweight title, he dies 10 days later

Event
1962

24th NCAA Men's Basketball Championship: Cin beats Ohio State 71-59

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