Historical Events Happened In May - 24
Monday, 06 July 2015
1990 Andre Dawson receives a record 5 intentional walks in a game on this day in history.
1990 On this day in history stanley Cup Edmonton Oilers beat Boston Bruins, 4 games to 1
1990 On this day in history stanley Cup: Edmonton Oilers beat Boston Bruins, 4 games to 1
1991 Gene Clark, folk-rocker (Byrds-Tambourine Man), dies at 49 on May - 24.
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 this day in history eritrea achieved independence from Ethiopia after 30-year civil war
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 Jesus Posadas Ocampo, Mexican cardinal/archbishop, shot dead at 66 on May - 24.
1994 Poison singer Bret Michaels gets into a car crash on May - 24.
1994 On May - 24 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 this day in history.
1996 "Spy Hard" starring Leslie Nielsen is released on May - 24.
1996 Alexander Langsdorf, physicist, dies at 83 on May - 24.
1997 On this day in history actor Tim Allen arrested for drunk driving in Michigan
1997 On May - 24 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 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 May - 24.
2013 Rafael Correa is sworn into a third term as President of Ecuador on this day in history.
2014 On May - 24 yingluck Shinawatra, former prime minister of Thailand, is detained by army after a military coup