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Historical Events Happened In May - 24

Wednesday, 23 July 2014

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

1866  On this day in history 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  Memoria of Jackson Kemper, 1st Missionary Bishop in US on this day in history.  

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 this day in history julius Schnorr von Carolsfeld, painter, dies  

1873  On this day in history leo Delibes' opera "Le Roi l'a Dit," premieres in Paris  

1876  Henry Kingsley, English/Australian writer, dies at 46 on this day in history.  

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

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 this day in history.  

1878  On this day in history lillian Moller Gilbreth, engineer (CIOS Gold Medal-1954)  

1879  7th Preakness: L Hughes aboard Harold wins in 2:40.5 on this day in history.  

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 this day in history.  

1881  Mikulas Schneider-Trvavsky, composer on this day in history.  

1881  On this day in history samuel Palmer, landscape painter, dies  

1882  Creighton Hale, Cork Ireland, actor (Gorilla Man, Way Down East) on this day in history.  

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

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

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 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  Geo Train & Sam Wall circle world in record 67 days, Tacoma-Tacoma on this day in history.  

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

1891  On this day in history benedictus H Danser, Dutch botanist  

1893  W H Walter Baade, German/US astronomer (Andromeda) on this day in history.  

1894  On this day in history william Joseph Westbrook, composer, dies at 63  

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  On this day in history birth of william Gilbert, Essex England, physicist (researcher into magnetism)  

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

1610  On this day in history birth of giovanni Battista Chinelli, composer  

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

1619  On this day in history 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 this day in history.  

Famous Deaths In May - 24

Famous People Died On This Day In History

1144  On this day in history 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 this day in history death of abu al-Hasan 'Ali, Sultan of Morocco (b. circa 1297)  

1408  Death of Taejo of Joseon, ruler of Korea (b. 1335) on this day in history.  

1425  Death of Murdoch Stewart, 2nd Duke of Albany, Scottish politician (b. 1362) on this day in history.  

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

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

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