Historical Events Happened In May - 24
Tuesday, 09 February 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 this day in history.
1990 Stanley Cup: Edmonton Oilers beat Boston Bruins, 4 games to 1 on May - 24.
1991 Gene Clark, folk-rocker (Byrds-Tambourine Man), dies at 49 on this day in history.
1992 Jay Leno makes his Tonight Show debut as permanent host, succeeding Johnny Carson on May - 24.
1992 Joan Sanderson, actress (Young Wives' Tale, Fawlty Towers), dies at 79 on this day in history.
1993 On May - 24 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 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 this day in history.
1995 On this day in history harold Wilson, British PM (1964-70, 74-76), dies of cancer at 79
1996 On May - 24 "Spy Hard" starring Leslie Nielsen is released
1996 Alexander Langsdorf, physicist, dies at 83 on May - 24.
1997 Actor Tim Allen arrested for drunk driving in Michigan on May - 24.
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 this day in history.
2007 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 on this day in history.
2013 Rafael Correa is sworn into a third term as President of Ecuador on May - 24.
2014 On this day in history yingluck Shinawatra, former prime minister of Thailand, is detained by army after a military coup