On This Day

What Happened on March 24, 2016

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • Bosnian Serb leader Radovan Karadžić found guilty of genocide during 1995 Srebrenica massacre, sentenced to 40 years
  • 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, Dutch soccer player and coach (Ajax/Barcelona), dies at 68
  • Kevin Turner, American NFL fullback (Philadelphia Eagles) and plaintiff against NFL (concussion case), dies of A.L.S. at 46