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Historical Events Happened In May - 24

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

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

1866  On May - 24 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 this day in history.  

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

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

1873  On May - 24 leo Delibes' opera "Le Roi l'a Dit," premieres in Paris  

1876  Henry Kingsley, English/Australian writer, dies at 46 on May - 24.  

1877  On May - 24 5th Preakness: C Holloway aboard Cloverbrook wins in 2:45.5  

1878  On May - 24 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 this day in history 7th Preakness: L Hughes aboard Harold wins in 2:40.5  

1879  On this day in history william Lloyd Garrison, abolitionist (Liberator), dies at 73  

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  Mikulas Schneider-Trvavsky, composer on this day in history.  

1881  Samuel Palmer, landscape painter, dies on May - 24.  

1882  On May - 24 creighton Hale, Cork Ireland, actor (Gorilla Man, Way Down East)  

1883  On this day in history brooklyn Bridge opened by President Arthur & Governor Cleveland  

1883  Brooklyn Bridge opened by Pres Arthur & Gov Cleveland on May - 24.  

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

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

1887  Sultan Bargash of Zanzibar grants East African Association at East African harbors on this day in history.  

1887  Sultan Bargash of Zanzibar grants E Afr Assn at East African harbors on this day in history.  

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

1890  On this day in history geo Train & Sam Wall circle world in record 67 days, Tacoma-Tacoma  

1890  On May - 24 tivoli Theater of Varities opens in London  

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

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

1894  On May - 24 william Joseph Westbrook, composer, dies at 63  

1895  Henry Irving becomes first theatrical knight on this day in history.  

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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 May - 24.  

1605  On this day in history birth of nikon, [Nikita Minin], patriarch of Russian-orthodox church  

1610  On May - 24 birth of giovanni Battista Chinelli, composer  

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

1619  Philips Wouwerman(s), Dutch painter was born on this day in history.  

1650  John Churchill, 1st duke of Marlborough, English general strategist was born on May - 24.  

1671  On May - 24 birth of gian Gastone de' Medici, Grand Duke of Tuscany (d. 1737)  

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 May - 24.  

1153  David I, King of Scotland, dies on this day in history.  

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

1456  Death of Ambroise de LorĂ©, French military commander (b. 1396) on this day in history.  

1543  On May - 24 nicolas Copernicus, astronomer, dies in Poland  

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

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