On This Day

What Happened on March 24, 1939

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

Film release premierFilm Premier

"Wuthering Heights" based on the novel by Emily Brontë, directed by William Wyler and starring Merle Oberon and Laurence Olivier, premieres in Los Angeles

  • 98th Grand National: Irish jockey Tim Hyde wins riding 100/8 shot Workman