March 24th Holidays, Horoscope and History

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March 24th Holiday List

Every day there are some lesser known holidays just waiting to be celebrated! Did you that today is….

  • International Day for Achievers
    Thank you to those people in the world that not only want change, for the better, but who actively work to change things for the better. Whether you are a nurse, teacher, artist, writer or whatever you do, thank you for all that you do to make the world a better place.
  • National Chocolate Covered Raisins Day
    Raisinets, the most popular brand of chocolate covered raisins, was first introduced to the United States in 1927 by the Blumenthal Brothers Chocolate Company. It was so successful for almost 60 years that candy giant Nestle took the opportunity to add the company to its holdings in 1984. Many of us think about going to the movies and getting Raisinets along with popcorn and a soda! Wherever you are today, enjoy a box of chocolate covered raisins!
  • National Cocktail Day
  • According to Web-Holidays , “The first recorded use of the word “cock-tail” was in The Morning Post and Gazetteer in London, England, March 20, 1798. It referred to a ginger liqueur. The first recorded use in the United States was in The Farmer’s Cabinet, April 28, 1803. “Drank a glass of cocktail—excellent for the head.” But here we are in the 21st century where there are all kinds of cocktails available so go ahead and mix yourself a drink today and  sit back, relax and enjoy.
  • World Tuberculosis Day
    World Tuberculosis Day, observed on March 24th every year, is designed to build public awareness about the global epidemic of tuberculosis and efforts to eliminate the disease. We recognize World TB Day on March 24th because it commemorates the date in 1882 when Dr. Robert Koch announced his discovery of Mycobacterium tuberculosis, the bacillus that causes tuberculosis Learn more at www.who.int/campaigns/world-tb-day/world-tb-day-2021.

March 24th Horoscope Sign is Aries

Horoscope Aries Magnet
Time period: March 21 – April 19
Ruling planet: Mars
Symbol: Ram
Zodiac quality: Cardinal
Birthstones: Topaz, Aquamarine, Jasper, Heliotrope, Diamond
Spirit Color: Red
Flower: Thistle & honeysuckle
Romantic Compatibility: Sagittarius
Traits: Independent, passionate, competitive, perfectionists, honest, energetic, sexy but can be closed minded, uncompromising and honest to a fault.
 

March 24th Trivia

  • 1854 – Slavery is abolished in Venezuela.
  • 1874 – Harry Houdini, American-Hungarian illusionist was born in Budapest, Hungary.Harry Houdini
  • 1896 – The first account of communication by Popov was a demonstration on at the Physical and Chemical Society, when some accounts say the Morse code message “ГЕНРИХ ГЕРЦ” (“HEINRICH HERTZ” in Russian) was received from a transmitter 250 meters away and transcribed on the blackboard by the Society president.
  • 1900 – Mayor of New York City Robert Anderson Van Wyck breaks ground for a new underground “Rapid Transit Railroad” that would link Manhattan and Brooklyn.
  • 1920 – The #1 movie was Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde.
  • 1949 – Nick Lowe, English singer-songwriter, bass player, and producer was born.
  • 1951 – Tommy Hilfiger, American fashion designer, founded the Tommy Hilfiger Corporation.
  • 1951 – The #1 song was If by Perry Como.
  • 1953 – Louie Anderson, American actor and comedian was born in Saint Paul, MN. He has been in Coming to America, Ferris Bueller Day Off, Louie Anderson Big Baby Boom, Back by Midnight and has written four books including including Hey Mom: Stories for My Mother, But You Can Read Them Too.
    March for Our Lives (41019933602)
    March 24th, 2018 Hundreds of thousands of people gathered in Washington, DC for the March for Our Lives rally, protesting gun violence and demanding action by elected officials to enact common sense gun control laws.
  • 1960 – Kelly Le Brock, English-American actress and model was born in New York, NY. She went on to star in movies, The Woman in Red, Weird Science, and Hard to Kill.
  • 1962 – Star Jones, lawyer, journalist, diversity advocate and one of the original co-hosts on the ABC morning talk show The View, was born in Badin, NC.
  • 1965 – Images from the Ranger 9 lunar probe are broadcast live on network television.
  • 1965 – The Undertaker, (Mark William Calaway,) American wrestler and actor was born in Houston, TX.
  • 1973 – Jim Parsons, American actor and producer, known for playing Sheldon Cooper in The Big Bang Theory was born in  Houston, TX.
  • 1975 – The #1 movie was Escape to Witch Mountain.
  • 1976 – December, 1963 (Oh, What a Night) by The Four Seasons was the #1 song.
  • 1970 – Lara Flynn Boyle, American actress was born in Davenport, IA. She has starred in Twin Peaks, Men in Black I and II, Baby’s Day Out, Wayne’s World, Dead Poet’s Society, The Preppie Murder and many more. Jessica Walter by Gage Skidmore
  • 1986 – The #1 song was These Dreams by Heart.
  • 1997 – The #1 movie was Liar Liar starring Jim Carrey.
  • 2005 – The Office, a mockumentary sitcom tv series depicting the work lives of several office workers at a Scranton, Pennsylvania, branch of the fictional Dunder Mifflin Paper Company  aired on NBC from for the first time on March 24, 2005 and lasted until to May 16, 2013, lasting a total of nine seasons.
  • 2016 –  Garry Shandling, American comedian, actor, and screenwriter passed away.
  • 2018 – The historic March for our Lives happened.
  • 2021 – News reports are coming out on Long Haulers Covid patients saying that the vaccine helped their symptoms. [WebMD] If you are a long hauler experiencing relief please join www.survivorcorps.com.
  • 2021 – Elon Muck announced on Twitter that you can now purchase Teslas with Bitcoin.

  • 2021 – Jessica Walter passes away at 80 years old at her home in New York. Walter’s career spanned film and television, including Retired at 35, Gravity, 90210, One Life to Live and Arrested Development.

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