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Historical Events Happened In May - 24

Saturday, 25 June 2016

1866  Berkeley CA named (for George Berkeley, Bishop of Cloyne) on May - 24.  

1866  On May - 24 berkeley, Calif named (for George Berkeley, Bishop of Cloyne)  

1866  Armando Frid, Argentina, live until July 28 1990 (124 years) on this day in history.  

1870  On this day in history memoria of Jackson Kemper, first Missionary Bishop in US  

1870  On this day in history memoria of Jackson Kemper, 1st Missionary Bishop in US  

1870  Jan Christian Smuts, proponnent of Commonwealth & League of Nations on May - 24.  

1871  On this day in history francisco Salvador Daniel, composer, dies at 40  

1872  On May - 24 julius Schnorr von Carolsfeld, painter, dies  

1873  Leo Delibes' opera "Le Roi l'a Dit," premieres in Paris on this day in history.  

1876  On May - 24 henry Kingsley, English/Australian writer, dies at 46  

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1877  5th Preakness: C Holloway aboard Cloverbrook wins in 2:45.5 on this day in history.  

1878  On this day in history cA Parker (Harvard) wins first American bike race, Beacon Park Boston  

1878  CA Parker (Harvard) wins 1st American bike race, Beacon Park Boston on May - 24.  

1878  Lillian Moller Gilbreth, engineer (CIOS Gold Medal-1954) on this day in history.  

1879  On May - 24 7th Preakness: L Hughes aboard Harold wins in 2:40.5  

1879  William Lloyd Garrison, abolitionist (Liberator), dies at 73 on May - 24.  

1881  On this day in history canadian ferry Princess Victoria sinks near London Ontario, 200 die  

1881  The Canadian ferry Princess Victoria sinks near London, Ontario, killing 200 passengers on May - 24.  

1881  On May - 24 mikulas Schneider-Trvavsky, composer  

1881  Samuel Palmer, landscape painter, dies on this day in history.  

1882  Creighton Hale, Cork Ireland, actor (Gorilla Man, Way Down East) on May - 24.  

1883  On May - 24 brooklyn Bridge opened by President Arthur & Governor Cleveland  

1883  Brooklyn Bridge opened by Pres Arthur & Gov Cleveland on this day in history.  

1884  Anti-Monopoly party & Greenback Party form People's Party in the US on this day in history.  

1884  Anti-Monopoly party & Greenback Party forms People's Party in US on this day in history.  

1887  Sultan Bargash of Zanzibar grants East African Association at East African harbors on May - 24.  

1887  On May - 24 sultan Bargash of Zanzibar grants E Afr Assn at East African harbors  

1890  On this day in history caprivi succeeds Bismarck on as chancellor of Germany  

1890  On May - 24 geo Train & Sam Wall circle world in record 67 days, Tacoma-Tacoma  

1890  Tivoli Theater of Varities opens in London on this day in history.  

1891  Benedictus H Danser, Dutch botanist on May - 24.  

1893  On May - 24 w H Walter Baade, German/US astronomer (Andromeda)  

1894  William Joseph Westbrook, composer, dies at 63 on this day in history.  

1895  On May - 24 henry Irving becomes first theatrical knight  

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Famous Birthdays In May - 24

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1522  On May - 24 birth of john Jewel, English bishop (d. 1571)  

1544  On May - 24 birth of william Gilbert, Essex England, physicist (researcher into magnetism)  

1605  On May - 24 birth of nikon, [Nikita Minin], patriarch of Russian-orthodox church  

1610  Giovanni Battista Chinelli, composer was born on May - 24.  

1616  John Maitland, Duke of Lauderdale (d. 1682) was born on this day in history.  

1619  On May - 24 birth of philips Wouwerman(s), Dutch painter  

1650  John Churchill, 1st duke of Marlborough, English general strategist was born on this day in history.  

1671  Gian Gastone de' Medici, Grand Duke of Tuscany (d. 1737) was born on May - 24.  

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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  

1153  On this day in history david I, King of Scotland, dies  

1351  On May - 24 death of abu al-Hasan 'Ali, Sultan of Morocco (b. circa 1297)  

1408  Death of Taejo of Joseon, ruler of Korea (b. 1335) on May - 24.  

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

1456  On this day in history death of ambroise de Loré, French military commander (b. 1396)  

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

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

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