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It happened on a… March 24

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It happened on a… March 24
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Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzō Abe announces postponement of Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games until summer of 2021 because of the worldwide COVID-19 pandemic.


“The Matrix” film written and directed by The Wachowskis, starring Keanu Reeve, Lawrence Fishburne and Carrie-Ann Moss premieres

NATO commences aerial bombardment against Yugoslavia, marking the first time NATO has attacked a sovereign country.


The Exxon Valdez spilled 240,000 barrels (11 million gallons) of oil in Alaska’s Prince William Sound after it ran aground.


Rock’N’Roll teen idol Elvis Presley is drafted in the U.S. Army.


Operation Varsity: In the largest one-day airborne operation of all time, British, US & Canadian paratroopers land east of the Rhine in Northern Germany


Detroit Red Wings beat Montreal Maroons 1-0 after 16 minutes and 30 seconds of the ninth period (sixth overtime); this Stanley Cup game is longest in NHL history.


Canada gave blacks the right to vote.


1st performance of Ludwig van Beethoven’s “Missa Solemnis” in St. Petersburg

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