100 years ago today, March 24, 1923 - The French Style
Shop put on a fashion show at their business on
in Hazard with live models displaying the latest trends. The Gatliff
Orchestra performed at the event.
March 24, 1947 - James Baker, a Civil War veteran, died at his home at
. He was
ís oldest citizen at 106 years old. He was five months away from his
107th birthday. Baker was a farmer and carpenter who crossed
a mountain to cast his vote each election day.
March 24, 1957 - The Dudley School burned in Perry County.
March 24, 1961 - The Louisville String Quartet performed a concert at
auditorium on Baker Hill.
29 years ago today, March 24, 1994 - Ernest Sparkman broadcast his last
Sweet 16 game on WSGS. (M. C. Napier
vs. Paul Dunbar). He called his first Sweet 16 game in 1954.