Historical Events Happened In May - 24
Sunday, 24 May 2015
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 this day in history.
1991 On May - 24 gene Clark, folk-rocker (Byrds-Tambourine Man), dies at 49
1992 On May - 24 jay Leno makes his Tonight Show debut as permanent host, succeeding Johnny Carson
1992 Joan Sanderson, actress (Young Wives' Tale, Fawlty Towers), dies at 79 on May - 24.
1993 On May - 24 eritrea achieved independence from Ethiopia after 30-year civil war
1993 On this day in history kim Basinger files for bankruptcy to avoid paying $7.4 million settlement
1993 Kurd rebellion kills 33 soldiers & 5 citizens in Turkey on May - 24.
1993 On this day in history jesus Posadas Ocampo, Mexican cardinal/archbishop, shot dead at 66
1994 Poison singer Bret Michaels gets into a car crash on this day in history.
1994 On this day in history jean-Pierre E Plooij, Dutch writer (Bird House), dies at 48
1995 Harold Wilson, British PM (1964-70, 74-76), dies of cancer at 79 on May - 24.
1996 On May - 24 "Spy Hard" starring Leslie Nielsen is released
1996 On this day in history alexander Langsdorf, physicist, dies at 83
1997 On May - 24 actor Tim Allen arrested for drunk driving in Michigan
1997 On this day in history edward Mulhare, actor (Ghost & Mrs Muir), dies of lung cancer at 74
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.
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 May - 24 rafael Correa is sworn into a third term as President of Ecuador
2014 On May - 24 yingluck Shinawatra, former prime minister of Thailand, is detained by army after a military coup