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Historical Events Happened In May - 24

Sunday, 21 September 2014

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  Armando Frid, Argentina, live until July 28 1990 (124 years) on May - 24.  

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

1870  On this day in history memoria of Jackson Kemper, 1st Missionary Bishop in US  

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 May - 24.  

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

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

1879  On May - 24 william Lloyd Garrison, abolitionist (Liberator), dies at 73  

1881  Canadian ferry Princess Victoria sinks near London Ontario, 200 die on May - 24.  

1881  The Canadian ferry Princess Victoria sinks near London, Ontario, killing 200 passengers on May - 24.  

1881  On May - 24 mikulas Schneider-Trvavsky, composer  

1881  On May - 24 samuel Palmer, landscape painter, dies  

1882  Creighton Hale, Cork Ireland, actor (Gorilla Man, Way Down East) on May - 24.  

1883  Brooklyn Bridge opened by President Arthur & Governor Cleveland on this day in history.  

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 May - 24.  

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

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

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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 May - 24.  

1544  William Gilbert, Essex England, physicist (researcher into magnetism) was born on May - 24.  

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

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

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 this day in history.  

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 May - 24 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  Death of Ambroise de Loré, French military commander (b. 1396) on May - 24.  

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

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