WHAT HAPPENED ON 24. MARCH
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Turko-Mongol emperor Timur sacks Damascus. (24. March 1401)

James VI of Scotland also becomes James I of England, upon the death of Elizabeth I. (24. March 1603)

Tokugawa Ieyasu is granted the title of shogun from Emperor Go-Yozei, and establishes the Tokugawa Shogunate in Edo, Japan. (24. March 1603)

The Province of Carolina is granted by charter to eight Lords Proprietor in reward for their assistance in restoring Charles II of England to the throne. (24. March 1663)

The Acts of Union 1707 is signed, officially uniting the Kingdoms of England and Scotland to create the Kingdom of Great Britain. (24. March 1707)

Count Frederick of Hesse-Kassel is elected King of Sweden by the Riksdag of the Estates, after his consort Ulrika Eleonora abdicated the throne on 29 February. She had been wanting to rule jointly with her husband in the same manner as William and Mary in the British Isles, but after the Riksdag of the Estates said no to this, she chose to abdicate the throne in his favour instead. (24. March 1720)

Johann Sebastian Bach dedicated six concertos to Christian Ludwig, margrave of Brandenburg-Schwedt, now commonly called the Brandenburg concertos, BWV 1046-1051. (24. March 1721)

Naturalization of Hieronimus de Salis Parliamentary Act is passed. (24. March 1731)

American Revolution: The Kingdom of Great Britain passes the Quartering Act that requires the Thirteen Colonies to house British troops. (24. March 1765)

Catholic Emancipation: The Parliament of the United Kingdom passes the Roman Catholic Relief Act 1829, allowing Catholics to serve in Parliament. (24. March 1829)

In Hiram, Ohio a group of men beat, tar and feather Mormon leader Joseph Smith. (24. March 1832)

Canada gives African Canadian men the right to vote. (24. March 1837)

In Venezuela, slavery was abolished (24. March 1854)

Sakuradamon incident: Assassination of Japanese Chief Minister (TairĊ) Ii Naosuke. (24. March 1860)

The last of Titokowaru's forces surrendered to the New Zealand government, ending his uprising. (24. March 1869)

The British frigate HMS Eurydice sinks, killing more than 300. (24. March 1878)

Robert Koch announces the discovery of mycobacterium tuberculosis, the bacterium responsible for tuberculosis. (24. March 1882)

Sino-French War: Chinese victory in the Battle of Bang Bo on the Tonkin-Guangxi border. (24. March 1885)

A. S. Popov makes the first radio signal transmission in history. (24. March 1896)

Mayor of New York City Robert Anderson Van Wyck breaks ground for a new underground "Rapid Transit Railroad" that would link Manhattan and Brooklyn. (24. March 1900)

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