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Historical Events Happened In May - 24

Wednesday, 08 July 2015

1866  Berkeley CA named (for George Berkeley, Bishop of Cloyne) on this day in history.  

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

1866  On this day in history armando Frid, Argentina, live until July 28 1990 (124 years)  

1870  Memoria of Jackson Kemper, first Missionary Bishop in US on this day in history.  

1870  Memoria of Jackson Kemper, 1st Missionary Bishop in US on May - 24.  

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

1871  Francisco Salvador Daniel, composer, dies at 40 on this day in history.  

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 this day in history henry Kingsley, English/Australian writer, dies at 46  

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

1878  CA Parker (Harvard) wins first American bike race, Beacon Park Boston on this day in history.  

1878  On May - 24 cA Parker (Harvard) wins 1st American bike race, Beacon Park Boston  

1878  Lillian Moller Gilbreth, engineer (CIOS Gold Medal-1954) on May - 24.  

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 this day in history.  

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 this day in history.  

1881  On this day in history mikulas Schneider-Trvavsky, composer  

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

1882  On this day in history creighton Hale, Cork Ireland, actor (Gorilla Man, Way Down East)  

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

1883  On this day in history brooklyn Bridge opened by Pres Arthur & Gov Cleveland  

1884  On this day in history anti-Monopoly party & Greenback Party form People's Party in the US  

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 this day in history.  

1887  On this day in history 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 May - 24.  

1891  Benedictus H Danser, Dutch botanist on this day in history.  

1893  W H Walter Baade, German/US astronomer (Andromeda) on May - 24.  

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

1895  On this day in history 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 this day in history birth of john Jewel, English bishop (d. 1571)  

1544  William Gilbert, Essex England, physicist (researcher into magnetism) was born on this day in history.  

1605  Nikon, [Nikita Minin], patriarch of Russian-orthodox church was born on May - 24.  

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

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

1619  Philips Wouwerman(s), Dutch painter was born on May - 24.  

1650  On this day in history birth of john Churchill, 1st duke of Marlborough, English general strategist  

1671  Gian Gastone de' Medici, Grand Duke of Tuscany (d. 1737) was born on this day in history.  

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  On May - 24 david I, King of Scotland, dies  

1351  Death of Abu al-Hasan 'Ali, Sultan of Morocco (b. circa 1297) on this day in history.  

1408  On this day in history death of taejo of Joseon, ruler of Korea (b. 1335)  

1425  On May - 24 death of murdoch Stewart, 2nd Duke of Albany, Scottish politician (b. 1362)  

1456  On May - 24 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 May - 24.