24 March 1942: birth of Lynda Baron, who performed "The Ballad of the Last Chance Saloon" in The Gunfighters (1966) and played captain wrack in Enlightenment (1983).
also 24 March 1942: birth of Stephen Yardley, who played Sevrin in Genesis of the Daleks (1975) and Arak in Vengeance on Varos (1985).
ii) broadcast anniversary
24 March 1973: broadcast of fifth episode of Frontier in Space. The Draconians realise that the Ogrons are behind it all, and join forces with Earth to pursue the Master to the Ogrons' planet.