What Happened on March 24, 1944

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • 76 Allied officers escape Stalag Luft 3 (Great Escape)
  • 811 British bombers attack Berlin
  • In occupied Rome, Nazis execute more than 300 civilians

Famous Birthdays

  • Denny McLain, baseball pitcher (Detroit Tigers, 31 wins in 1968)
  • R. Lee Ermey, American actor
  • Vojislav KoŇ°tunica, Serbian Prime Minister