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Historical Events Happened In May - 24

Thursday, 27 November 2014

1866  On May - 24 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  Memoria of Jackson Kemper, first Missionary Bishop in US on May - 24.  

1870  On May - 24 memoria of Jackson Kemper, 1st Missionary Bishop in US  

1870  On this day in history jan Christian Smuts, proponnent of Commonwealth & League of Nations  

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

1872  Julius Schnorr von Carolsfeld, painter, dies on May - 24.  

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  

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 May - 24.  

1878  On this day in history cA Parker (Harvard) wins 1st American bike race, Beacon Park Boston  

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  On this day in history the Canadian ferry Princess Victoria sinks near London, Ontario, killing 200 passengers  

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

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  Brooklyn Bridge opened by President Arthur & Governor Cleveland on May - 24.  

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

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 May - 24.  

1887  On May - 24 sultan Bargash of Zanzibar grants East African Association at East African harbors  

1887  Sultan Bargash of Zanzibar grants E Afr Assn at East African harbors on May - 24.  

1890  Caprivi succeeds Bismarck on as chancellor of Germany on May - 24.  

1890  On this day in history 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  Henry Irving becomes first theatrical knight on May - 24.  

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

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

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

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

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 May - 24.  

1153  David I, King of Scotland, dies on May - 24.  

1351  Death of Abu al-Hasan 'Ali, Sultan of Morocco (b. circa 1297) on May - 24.  

1408  On May - 24 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 Loré, French military commander (b. 1396) on this day in history.  

1543  On this day in history nicolas Copernicus, astronomer, dies in Poland  

1612  On May - 24 robert Cecil, 1st Earl of Salisbury/PM (1598-1612), dies at 48