What Happened on March 24, 1974

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • 36th NCAA Mens Basketball Championship: North Carolina State beats Marquette, 76-64; Wolfpack first title; first tournament officially designated as a Division I championship

Famous Birthdays

  • Alyson Hannigan, American actress (Buffy the Vampire Slayer, How I met Your Mother), born in Washington, D.C.
  • Chad Butler, American drummer (Switchfoot)
  • Terry Killens, linebacker (Tennessee Oilers)

Famous Deaths

  • Doris Deane, dies at 74
  • Yoshida Isoya, Japanese architect (modern sukiya style), dies at 79