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 This day in History - March 24
378 Historic Events for March 24
1714

Carlo Giovanni Testori, composer

Birth
1721

Johann Sebastian Bach opens his Brandenburgse Concerts

Event
1732

Gian Francesco de Majo, composer

Birth
1734

Neth's William K H Friso marries princess Anne of Hanover

Event
1740

John Antes, composer

Birth
1749

Bernard Jumentier, composer

Birth
1755

Rufus King, framer of US constitution

Birth
1755

Theodor Christleib Reinhold, composer, dies at 72

Death
1762

Marcos Antonio da Fonseca, Portugal, opera composer (Portogallo)

Birth
1765

Britain enacts Quartering Act, required colonists to provide temporary housing to British soldiers

Event
1792

Benjamin West (US) becomes president of Royal Academy of London

Event
1797

Antonio Rosmini-Serbati, philosopher/founder (Institute of Charity)

Birth
1801

Aleksandr P Romanov becomes emperor of Russia

Event
1802

Jacob van Lennep, attorney/Dutch MP

Birth
1809

Joseph Liouville, France, discover of transcendental numbers

Birth
1814

Galen Clark, US, naturalist/discovered Mariposa Grove

Birth
1817

Aime Maillart, composer

Birth
1821

Elisa Felix, [Rachel], tragedienne

Birth
1821

[George] Hector Tyndale, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers)

Birth
1823

Cornelis van Foreest, Dutch mayor (Alkmaar), dies at 66

Death
1825

Giovanni Domenico Perotti, composer, dies at 64

Death
1828

Philadelphia and Columbia Railway (1st state owned) authorized

Event
1832

Mormon Joseph Smith beaten, tarred and feathered in Ohio

Event
1834

John Wesley Powell, US, geologist/explorer/ethnologist

Birth
1834

William Morris, England, designer/craftsman/poet/socialist

Birth