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This day in history: 24th March

Cricket

1961: Birthday of Australian cricketer and commentator Dean Jones.

1979: Birthday of English spinner Graeme Swann.

1987: Birthday of Bangladesh all-rounder Shakib Al Hassan.

2011: India knock out Australia from the ICC Cricket World Cup after beating them in the quarter-finals.

Football

1913: The Netherlands win a match against England for the first time ever.

2012: Cristiano Ronaldo scores his 100th La Liga goal, the fastest to the mark.

Basketball

1984: Birthday of Miami Heat forward Chris Bosh.

Boxing

1975: Mohammed Ali knocks out Chuck Wepner in 15 rounds for the World Heavyweight boxing title.

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