We are the 83rd day of the year and we celebrate Saint Catherine.
Saint Catherine of Sweden was born around 1331, and died in Valdstena in Sweden in 1381. She is the daughter of Saint Bridget, and was abbess of the Brigittines.
The sun rises two minutes earlier at 6:47 a.m. and sets two minutes later at 7:08 p.m.
On the weather side, the weather is rainy and mild.
Some March 24
1808: laying of the first stone of the Paris Stock Exchange
1860: annexation of Savoy and Nice to France (Treaty of Turin)
1905: death of Jules Verne
1976: Isabel Peron, President of Argentina, is overthrown in a military coup
1986: American-Libyan armed clashes in the Gulf of Sirte
1987: signature of the contract creating, in Marne-la-Vallée, Eurodisneyland, the largest leisure park in Europe
1990: death of actress Alice Sapritch
1999: a gigantic fire in the tunnel under Mont-Blanc causes the death of 39 people
2015: an Airbus A320 of the German company Germanwings crashes in the French Alps, causing the death of 150 people.
The co-pilot voluntarily caused the plane to fall
2016: death of Johan Cruyff, the embodiment of "
" of the great Ajax Amsterdam of the 1970s
2018: Historic anti-gun protest in the United States after a Florida high school shooting that left 17 dead
2020: Death of Cameroonian Afro-jazz legend Manu Dibango, killed by Covid-19
2020: death of Albert Uderzo, designer and creator with René Goscinny of the famous comic book character Asterix
Gérald Passédat, chef born in 1960
Jessica Chastain, American actress born in 1977
Corneille, Canadian singer born in 1977
The saying of the day
The saying: "
Rainy March, year of scarcity