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Historical Events For May - 24

Tuesday, 17 January 2017

1866  Berkeley CA named (for George Berkeley, Bishop of Cloyne) on May - 24.  Click To Search About This In Google

1866  On May - 24 berkeley, Calif named (for George Berkeley, Bishop of Cloyne)  Click To Search About This In Google

1866  On May - 24 armando Frid, Argentina, live until July 28 1990 (124 years)  Click To Search About This In Google

1870  On this day in history memoria of Jackson Kemper, first Missionary Bishop in US  Click To Search About This In Google

1870  Memoria of Jackson Kemper, 1st Missionary Bishop in US on May - 24.  Click To Search About This In Google

1870  On this day in history jan Christian Smuts, proponnent of Commonwealth & League of Nations  Click To Search About This In Google

1871  Francisco Salvador Daniel, composer, dies at 40 on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1872  Julius Schnorr von Carolsfeld, painter, dies on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1873  Leo Delibes' opera "Le Roi l'a Dit," premieres in Paris on May - 24.  Click To Search About This In Google

1876  On this day in history henry Kingsley, English/Australian writer, dies at 46  Click To Search About This In Google

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1877  5th Preakness: C Holloway aboard Cloverbrook wins in 2:45.5 on May - 24.  Click To Search About This In Google

1878  On this day in history cA Parker (Harvard) wins first American bike race, Beacon Park Boston  Click To Search About This In Google

1878  CA Parker (Harvard) wins 1st American bike race, Beacon Park Boston on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1878  On this day in history lillian Moller Gilbreth, engineer (CIOS Gold Medal-1954)  Click To Search About This In Google

1879  On this day in history 7th Preakness: L Hughes aboard Harold wins in 2:40.5  Click To Search About This In Google

1879  On this day in history william Lloyd Garrison, abolitionist (Liberator), dies at 73  Click To Search About This In Google

1881  Canadian ferry Princess Victoria sinks near London Ontario, 200 die on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1881  The Canadian ferry Princess Victoria sinks near London, Ontario, killing 200 passengers on May - 24.  Click To Search About This In Google

1881  Mikulas Schneider-Trvavsky, composer on May - 24.  Click To Search About This In Google

1881  Samuel Palmer, landscape painter, dies on May - 24.  Click To Search About This In Google

1882  On May - 24 creighton Hale, Cork Ireland, actor (Gorilla Man, Way Down East)  Click To Search About This In Google

1883  Brooklyn Bridge opened by President Arthur & Governor Cleveland on May - 24.  Click To Search About This In Google

1883  On this day in history brooklyn Bridge opened by Pres Arthur & Gov Cleveland  Click To Search About This In Google

1884  On May - 24 anti-Monopoly party & Greenback Party form People's Party in the US  Click To Search About This In Google

1884  Anti-Monopoly party & Greenback Party forms People's Party in US on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1887  On May - 24 sultan Bargash of Zanzibar grants East African Association at East African harbors  Click To Search About This In Google

1887  On this day in history sultan Bargash of Zanzibar grants E Afr Assn at East African harbors  Click To Search About This In Google

1890  Caprivi succeeds Bismarck on as chancellor of Germany on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1890  On May - 24 geo Train & Sam Wall circle world in record 67 days, Tacoma-Tacoma  Click To Search About This In Google

1890  Tivoli Theater of Varities opens in London on May - 24.  Click To Search About This In Google

1891  Benedictus H Danser, Dutch botanist on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1893  W H Walter Baade, German/US astronomer (Andromeda) on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1894  William Joseph Westbrook, composer, dies at 63 on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1895  Henry Irving becomes first theatrical knight on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

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Famous Birthdays In May - 24

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1522  John Jewel, English bishop (d. 1571) was born on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1544  On this day in history birth of william Gilbert, Essex England, physicist (researcher into magnetism)  Click To Search About This In Google

1605  On May - 24 birth of nikon, [Nikita Minin], patriarch of Russian-orthodox church  Click To Search About This In Google

1610  On this day in history birth of giovanni Battista Chinelli, composer  Click To Search About This In Google

1616  John Maitland, Duke of Lauderdale (d. 1682) was born on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1619  On this day in history birth of philips Wouwerman(s), Dutch painter  Click To Search About This In Google

1650  On May - 24 birth of john Churchill, 1st duke of Marlborough, English general strategist  Click To Search About This In Google

1671  On this day in history birth of gian Gastone de' Medici, Grand Duke of Tuscany (d. 1737)  Click To Search About This In Google

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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.  Click To Search About This In Google

1153  David I, King of Scotland, dies on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1351  Death of Abu al-Hasan 'Ali, Sultan of Morocco (b. circa 1297) on May - 24.  Click To Search About This In Google

1408  Death of Taejo of Joseon, ruler of Korea (b. 1335) on May - 24.  Click To Search About This In Google

1425  Death of Murdoch Stewart, 2nd Duke of Albany, Scottish politician (b. 1362) on May - 24.  Click To Search About This In Google

1456  On this day in history death of ambroise de Loré, French military commander (b. 1396)  Click To Search About This In Google

1543  On May - 24 nicolas Copernicus, astronomer, dies in Poland  Click To Search About This In Google

1612  Robert Cecil, 1st Earl of Salisbury/PM (1598-1612), dies at 48 on May - 24.  Click To Search About This In Google

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