March 24


May 21, 2022

March 24 (San ga Tsunijuyoka, San ga Tsunijuyonnichi) is the 83rd day from the beginning of the year (84th day in a leap year) in the Gregorian calendar, and there are 282 days left until the end of the year.


1185 (2nd year of Genryaku / February 21st, 4th year of Juei) --Genpei War: Genpei pursues the Taira army that is routing from Yashima. (Battle of Shido) 1336 (February 11, 1336) --Mr. Takauji Ashikaga loses the Battle of Teshimagawara and falls to Kyushu. 1603-With the death of Queen Elizabeth I of England, King James I of Scotland became the throne as King of England. Scotland and England become a personal union. 1603 (February 12, 8th year of Keicho) --Ieyasu Tokugawa becomes Shogun General. The beginning of the Edo period in Japanese history. 1860 (March 3, Ansei 7) --A change occurs outside the Sakurada Gate. 1869 (February 12, 1869) --Kinza and Ginza, which were coin mines of the Edo Shogunate, are abolished. 1882-Robert Koch reports the discovery of Mycobacterium tuberculosis at an academic conference. 1891-Promulgation of the Measures Law in Japan. (Enforcement January 1, 1893) 1895-Li Hongzhang is shot on the way home from the 3rd Japan-China Peace Conference. 1914 --The first Yamamoto Gonnohye Cabinet resigns as a result of the turmoil in national affairs caused by the Siemens scandal. 1925 --Keio Electric Orbit (now Keio Electric Railway) Keio Line (between Shinjuku Station and Keio Hachioji Station) opens. 1927-Northern Expedition: The National Revolutionary Army, led by Chiang Kai-shek, enters Nanjing, but part of the army turns into a mob and attacks foreigners, while the great powers stationed in the castle bombard the castle and cause many casualties. (Nanjing Massacre) 1933-The Enabling Act is passed by the German Parliament. 1934-Philippines Independence Act passed by US Parliament. 1953 --Established Kokusai Denshin Denwa Co., Ltd. (KDD, now KDDI). 1959-Iraq withdraws from the Baghdad Treaty Organization, an anti-communist military alliance in the Middle East. 1964-US Ambassador Reischauer is stabbed and injured by a Japanese boy. Hepatitis is transmitted from transfused blood, and blood sales become a problem. 1965 --The Arakawa Flood Bypass becomes the main stream of the Arakawa River due to the enactment of the River Act. Along with this, the name of the old river channel will be changed to "Sumidagawa", which was a popular name downstream from the Shirahige Bridge area. 1967 --Osaka Municipal Subway Tanimachi Line / Higashi-Umeda Station--Tanimachi 4-chome Station opened. 1972-Northern Ireland Issue: The British Government declares direct control of Northern Ireland. 1975 --Mitsuwa Soap, a major long-established manufacturer, goes bankrupt due to the delay in the synthetic detergent business and the resource saving caused by the first oil crisis. The company's production equipment and trademarks were acquired by P & G Sunhome due to its relationship with the former Japan Sunhome. 1975-The service of group employment trains ends. 1976-A bloodless coup by the military in Argentina. President Isabel Peron is ousted. 1980-El Salvador's Catholic priest Oscar Romero is shot and assassinated during a Mass ceremony. 1983-The entire Chugoku Expressway opens. It is connected by a highway from Tokyo (Tokyo Metropolitan Expressway, Tomei Expressway, Chuo Expressway) to Yatsushiro City, Kumamoto Prefecture (Kyushu Expressway Yatsushiro IC). 1987 --The Supreme Court dismissed the appeal and confirmed the death sentence for Masashi Daidoji and Toshiaki Masunaga of the East Asia Anti-Japan Armed Front that caused the Mitsubishi Heavy Industries bombing. 1988-Shanghai train accident. 29 people died, including students and teachers during a school trip to Kochi Gakugei High School 1988 --The JR East Kihara Line (Ohara-Kazusa Nakano) is converted to Isumi Railway. 1989-Exxon Valdez crude oil spill. The Tanker Exxon Valdez is damaged in a reef and 41,300 tons of oil spill into the sea. 1993-Comet Shoemaker-Levy 9 is discovered. 1995-