HISTORY
24 March 2023: This day in history

1603: Scottish King James VI son of Mary Queen of Scots, becomes King James I of England in succession to Elizabeth I, thus joining the English and Scottish crowns

1837: Canada gives its black citizens the right to vote

1882: German scientist Robert Koch discovers and describes the tubercle bacillus which causes tuberculosis (Mycobacterium tuberculosis), and establishes germ theory

1976: Argentine President Isabel Martínez de Perón is deposed in a military coup headed by Jorge Rafael Videla

2020: China’s Hubei province, the original center of the COVID-19 outbreak eases restrictions on travel after a nearly two-month lockdown

2020: Indian PM Narendra Modi orders a 21 day lockdown for world’s second most populous country of 1.3 billion people to deal with COVID-19

 

Source: Onthisday.com

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