What Happened on March 24, 2016

Historical Events

Event of Interest

Bosnian Serb politician Radovan Karadžić is found guilty of genocide, crimes against humanity and war crimes during the 1995 Srebrenica massacre and sentenced to 40 years imprisonment

  • English footballer Adam Johnson sentenced to 6 years in prison for sexual activity with a schoolgirl

Famous Deaths

  • Earl Hamner Jr., American creator and narrator of TV show "The Waltons", dies at 92
  • Garry Shandling, American comedian (It's Garry Shandling's Show, Larry Sanders Show), dies at 66

Johan Cruyff (1947-2016)

Dutch soccer player and coach (Ajax/Barcelona), dies at 68

  • Kevin Turner, American football fullback (Philadelphia Eagles) and plaintiff against NFL (concussion case), dies of ALS at 46

About March 24, 2016

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 7 years, 6 months and 9 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Generation Alpha
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Aries

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Work - Rihanna Featuring Drake
  • UK #1 Song: I Took A Pill In Ibiza - Mike Posner