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Historical Events For May - 24

Thursday, 19 January 2017

1990  Andre Dawson receives a record 5 intentional walks in a game on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1990  On May - 24 stanley Cup Edmonton Oilers beat Boston Bruins, 4 games to 1  Click To Search About This In Google

1990  On this day in history stanley Cup: Edmonton Oilers beat Boston Bruins, 4 games to 1  Click To Search About This In Google

1991  On this day in history gene Clark, folk-rocker (Byrds-Tambourine Man), dies at 49  Click To Search About This In Google

1992  Jay Leno makes his Tonight Show debut as permanent host, succeeding Johnny Carson on May - 24.  Click To Search About This In Google

1992  On this day in history joan Sanderson, actress (Young Wives' Tale, Fawlty Towers), dies at 79  Click To Search About This In Google

1993  Eritrea achieved independence from Ethiopia after 30-year civil war on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1993  Kim Basinger files for bankruptcy to avoid paying $7.4 million settlement on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1993  On May - 24 kurd rebellion kills 33 soldiers & 5 citizens in Turkey  Click To Search About This In Google

1993  Jesus Posadas Ocampo, Mexican cardinal/archbishop, shot dead at 66 on May - 24.  Click To Search About This In Google

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1994  On this day in history poison singer Bret Michaels gets into a car crash  Click To Search About This In Google

1994  Jean-Pierre E Plooij, Dutch writer (Bird House), dies at 48 on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1995  Harold Wilson, British PM (1964-70, 74-76), dies of cancer at 79 on May - 24.  Click To Search About This In Google

1996  "Spy Hard" starring Leslie Nielsen is released on May - 24.  Click To Search About This In Google

1996  Alexander Langsdorf, physicist, dies at 83 on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1997  Actor Tim Allen arrested for drunk driving in Michigan on May - 24.  Click To Search About This In Google

1997  On this day in history edward Mulhare, actor (Ghost & Mrs Muir), dies of lung cancer at 74  Click To Search About This In Google

2006  On this day in history east Timor's Foreign Minister Horta officially requests military assistance from the governments of Australia, New Zealand, Malaysia and Portugal.  Click To Search About This In Google

2007  On this day in history 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.  Click To Search About This In Google

2013  Rafael Correa is sworn into a third term as President of Ecuador on May - 24.  Click To Search About This In Google

2014  On this day in history yingluck Shinawatra, former prime minister of Thailand, is detained by army after a military coup  Click To Search About This In Google

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Famous Birthdays In May - 24

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1522  John Jewel, English bishop (d. 1571) was born on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1544  On this day in history birth of william Gilbert, Essex England, physicist (researcher into magnetism)  Click To Search About This In Google

1605  On May - 24 birth of nikon, [Nikita Minin], patriarch of Russian-orthodox church  Click To Search About This In Google

1610  On this day in history birth of giovanni Battista Chinelli, composer  Click To Search About This In Google

1616  John Maitland, Duke of Lauderdale (d. 1682) was born on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1619  On this day in history birth of philips Wouwerman(s), Dutch painter  Click To Search About This In Google

1650  John Churchill, 1st duke of Marlborough, English general strategist was born on May - 24.  Click To Search About This In Google

1671  Gian Gastone de' Medici, Grand Duke of Tuscany (d. 1737) was born on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

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Famous Deaths In May - 24

Famous People Died On This Day In History

1144  On May - 24 petronella, wife of earl Floris II the Vette of Holland/regent, dies  Click To Search About This In Google

1153  On May - 24 david I, King of Scotland, dies  Click To Search About This In Google

1351  Death of Abu al-Hasan 'Ali, Sultan of Morocco (b. circa 1297) on May - 24.  Click To Search About This In Google

1408  Death of Taejo of Joseon, ruler of Korea (b. 1335) on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1425  Death of Murdoch Stewart, 2nd Duke of Albany, Scottish politician (b. 1362) on May - 24.  Click To Search About This In Google

1456  Death of Ambroise de Loré, French military commander (b. 1396) on May - 24.  Click To Search About This In Google

1543  On May - 24 nicolas Copernicus, astronomer, dies in Poland  Click To Search About This In Google

1612  On this day in history robert Cecil, 1st Earl of Salisbury/PM (1598-1612), dies at 48  Click To Search About This In Google

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