On This Day

What Happened on March 24, 1946

Day of the Week: Sunday

Famous Birthdays

  • Kitty O'Neil, American stuntwoman (The Bionic Woman) and racer (female land speed record), born in Corpus Christi, Texas (d. 2018)
  • Klaus Dinger, German musician (Neu!, Kraftwerk), born in Scherfede, Germany (d. 2008)
  • Lee Oskar, Danish rock harmonicist (War-Why Can't We Be Friends)

Famous Deaths

  • Alexander Alekhine, Russian, French chess player (world champion 1927-35, 37-46), dies choking on meat at 53
  • Gustaf Heintze, Swedish composer, dies at 66