On This Day

What Happened on March 24, 1771

Famous Deaths

  • William Shirley, British Colonial Governor of Massachusetts (played an important role in Britain’s struggle against France for control of North America), dies at 76
1771 Highlights

About March 24, 1771

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 249 years, 11 months and 12 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Aries