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Historical Events Happened In May - 24

Thursday, 29 September 2016

1990  Andre Dawson receives a record 5 intentional walks in a game on this day in history.  

1990  Stanley Cup Edmonton Oilers beat Boston Bruins, 4 games to 1 on May - 24.  

1990  On this day in history stanley Cup: Edmonton Oilers beat Boston Bruins, 4 games to 1  

1991  On May - 24 gene Clark, folk-rocker (Byrds-Tambourine Man), dies at 49  

1992  Jay Leno makes his Tonight Show debut as permanent host, succeeding Johnny Carson on May - 24.  

1992  On May - 24 joan Sanderson, actress (Young Wives' Tale, Fawlty Towers), dies at 79  

1993  Eritrea achieved independence from Ethiopia after 30-year civil war on May - 24.  

1993  On May - 24 kim Basinger files for bankruptcy to avoid paying $7.4 million settlement  

1993  On May - 24 kurd rebellion kills 33 soldiers & 5 citizens in Turkey  

1993  On this day in history jesus Posadas Ocampo, Mexican cardinal/archbishop, shot dead at 66  


1994  On this day in history poison singer Bret Michaels gets into a car crash  

1994  Jean-Pierre E Plooij, Dutch writer (Bird House), dies at 48 on May - 24.  

1995  On this day in history harold Wilson, British PM (1964-70, 74-76), dies of cancer at 79  

1996  On this day in history "Spy Hard" starring Leslie Nielsen is released  

1996  Alexander Langsdorf, physicist, dies at 83 on this day in history.  

1997  On May - 24 actor Tim Allen arrested for drunk driving in Michigan  

1997  Edward Mulhare, actor (Ghost & Mrs Muir), dies of lung cancer at 74 on this day in history.  

2006  East Timor's Foreign Minister Horta officially requests military assistance from the governments of Australia, New Zealand, Malaysia and Portugal on this day in history.  

2007  On May - 24 general election in the Republic of Ireland. Taoiseach Bertie Ahern and his Fianna Fáil party win a majority of seats for the third election in a row.  

2013  On this day in history rafael Correa is sworn into a third term as President of Ecuador  

2014  On this day in history yingluck Shinawatra, former prime minister of Thailand, is detained by army after a military coup  

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Famous Birthdays In May - 24

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1522  On May - 24 birth of john Jewel, English bishop (d. 1571)  

1544  On this day in history birth of william Gilbert, Essex England, physicist (researcher into magnetism)  

1605  On May - 24 birth of nikon, [Nikita Minin], patriarch of Russian-orthodox church  

1610  On this day in history birth of giovanni Battista Chinelli, composer  

1616  John Maitland, Duke of Lauderdale (d. 1682) was born on this day in history.  

1619  Philips Wouwerman(s), Dutch painter was born on May - 24.  

1650  John Churchill, 1st duke of Marlborough, English general strategist was born on May - 24.  

1671  Gian Gastone de' Medici, Grand Duke of Tuscany (d. 1737) was born on this day in history.  


Famous Deaths In May - 24

Famous People Died On This Day In History

1144  On this day in history petronella, wife of earl Floris II the Vette of Holland/regent, dies  

1153  On May - 24 david I, King of Scotland, dies  

1351  On this day in history death of abu al-Hasan 'Ali, Sultan of Morocco (b. circa 1297)  

1408  Death of Taejo of Joseon, ruler of Korea (b. 1335) on May - 24.  

1425  On May - 24 death of murdoch Stewart, 2nd Duke of Albany, Scottish politician (b. 1362)  

1456  On this day in history death of ambroise de Loré, French military commander (b. 1396)  

1543  On this day in history nicolas Copernicus, astronomer, dies in Poland  

1612  On this day in history robert Cecil, 1st Earl of Salisbury/PM (1598-1612), dies at 48  


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