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Historical Events Happened In May - 24

Tuesday, 23 December 2014

1990  On this day in history andre Dawson receives a record 5 intentional walks in a game  

1990  Stanley Cup Edmonton Oilers beat Boston Bruins, 4 games to 1 on this day in history.  

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

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 this day in history.  

1992  Joan Sanderson, actress (Young Wives' Tale, Fawlty Towers), dies at 79 on May - 24.  

1993  On this day in history eritrea achieved independence from Ethiopia after 30-year civil war  

1993  Kim Basinger files for bankruptcy to avoid paying $7.4 million settlement on May - 24.  

1993  On this day in history kurd rebellion kills 33 soldiers & 5 citizens in Turkey  

1993  Jesus Posadas Ocampo, Mexican cardinal/archbishop, shot dead at 66 on this day in history.  

1994  Poison singer Bret Michaels gets into a car crash on this day in history.  

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  "Spy Hard" starring Leslie Nielsen is released on this day in history.  

1996  On May - 24 alexander Langsdorf, physicist, dies at 83  

1997  Actor Tim Allen arrested for drunk driving in Michigan on this day in history.  

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

2006  East Timor's Foreign Minister Horta officially requests military assistance from the governments of Australia, New Zealand, Malaysia and Portugal on May - 24.  

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.  

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

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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 May - 24.  

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

1605  On this day in history birth of nikon, [Nikita Minin], patriarch of Russian-orthodox church  

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

1616  On this day in history birth of john Maitland, Duke of Lauderdale (d. 1682)  

1619  Philips Wouwerman(s), Dutch painter was born on this day in history.  

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 May - 24.  

Famous Deaths In May - 24

Famous People Died On This Day In History

1144  Petronella, wife of earl Floris II the Vette of Holland/regent, dies on this day in history.  

1153  David I, King of Scotland, dies on May - 24.  

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 this day in history.  

1425  On this day in history death of murdoch Stewart, 2nd Duke of Albany, Scottish politician (b. 1362)  

1456  Death of Ambroise de Loré, French military commander (b. 1396) on May - 24.  

1543  Nicolas Copernicus, astronomer, dies in Poland on this day in history.  

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