What Happened On 24th March 1999 In History

March 24th (1999) was a Wednesday. It's the 83rd day of the year (84th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 282 days left to the end of the year.

Historical Events for 24th March, 1999

  • » Mont Blanc Tunnel fire kills 39 people.
  • » Kosovo War: NATO commences 1999 NATO bombing of the Federal Republic of Yugoslavia e.g aerial bombardment against Federal Republic of Yugoslavia or Yugoslavia, marking the first time NATO has attacked a sovereign country.

March 24th Famous Deaths for 1999

  • » Gertrud Scholtz-Klink, German politician (b. 1902)
  • » Birdie Tebbetts, American baseball player and manager (b. 1912)
  • » Pierlucio Tinazzi, Italian security guard (b. 1962)

March 24th Holidays in History

  • » Christian Feast Day:
  • » Catherine of Vadstena
  • » Mac Cairthinn of Clogher
  • » ├ôscar Romero (Anglican Communion, Lutheranism)
  • » Paul Couturier (Calendar of saints (Church of England) called Church of England)
  • » Simon of Trent (cult suppressed)
  • » Walter Hilton (Church of England)
  • » March 24 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • » Public holidays in Kyrgyzstan named Day of National Revolution (Kyrgyzstan)
  • » Day of Remembrance for Truth and Justice (Argentina)
  • » National Tree Planting Day Uganda e.g National Tree Planting Day (Uganda)

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