On This Day

What Happened on March 24, 2008

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • Bhutan officially becomes a democracy, with its first ever general election.

Famous Deaths

  • Chalmers "Spanky" Alford‎, American guitarist (b. 1955)
  • Hal Riney, American advertising executive (b. 1932)
  • Neil Aspinall, British music executive (The Beatles), dies of lung cancer at 66
  • Richard Widmark, American actor (Madigan, Murder on the Orient Express, Judgement at Nuremberg), dies complications following a fall at 93