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Top 10 March 24 facts that will blow your mind.

  1. In 1804 St. Louis was part of three countries in a 24-hour period. It was Spanish on March 9, French at the start of March 10, and sold to the US as part of the Louisiana Purchase by noon that day.

  2. A 4.2 magnitude earthquake was recorded on March 20th, beginning a watch for further activity 24 hours a day.

  3. Montgomery died on March 24, 1976 and the age of eighty-eight in Alton, England. He was buried in the Holy Cross churchyard in Binsted, England.

  4. Within 24 hours of its release on November 10, 2009, Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 had sold 4.7 million copies and by March 12, 2010 it had sold more than 14 million copies.

  5. Gandhi protested Britain's Salt Acts in 1930, which was extremely hard on the poor in India. He organized a 240 mile march to the Arabian Sea. The march began with only a few dozen but grew by the time he reached Dandi, 24 days later.

  6. In 1989, Washington, D.C. Police marched 24 alleged prostitutes 1.4 miles to Virgina. No women were arrested or charged. No police officials took responsibility.

  7. ..On March 24, 2001, Arizona Diamondbacks pitcher Randy Johnson threw a fastball to Calvin Murrary of the San Francisco Giants during a spring training game that never reached the plate because it hit a bird mid-flight.

  8. Carpatho-Ukraine, a state which was only independent for 24 hours. Its independence was declared on March 15, 1939, but it was invaded by Hungary the next day.

  9. On March 24, 1999, a truck caught fire inside the Mont Blanc tunnel. Pierlucio Tinazzi, a security guard at the Italian end rushed to the site to help survivors to exit. One time, he dragged an unconscious truck driver into a fire shelter. He saved at least ten lives that day from certain death.

  10. Lake Champlain was officially considered the sixth Great Lake from March 6, 1998 until March 24, 1998, when its Great Lake status was rescinded

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Until 1752 the year in England started on March 25. So after March 24 1750 there was March 25 1751.