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Historical Events For May - 24

Wednesday, 21 February 2018

1866  Berkeley CA named (for George Berkeley, Bishop of Cloyne) on May - 24.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1866  Berkeley, Calif named (for George Berkeley, Bishop of Cloyne) on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1866  Armando Frid, Argentina, live until July 28 1990 (124 years) on May - 24.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1870  Memoria of Jackson Kemper, first Missionary Bishop in US on May - 24.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1870  Jan Christian Smuts, proponnent of Commonwealth & League of Nations on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1871  On this day in history francisco Salvador Daniel, composer, dies at 40  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1872  On this day in history julius Schnorr von Carolsfeld, painter, dies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1876  On May - 24 henry Kingsley, English/Australian writer, dies at 46  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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1877  5th Preakness: C Holloway aboard Cloverbrook wins in 2:45.5 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1878  On this day in history cA Parker (Harvard) wins first American bike race, Beacon Park Boston  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1878  On May - 24 cA Parker (Harvard) wins 1st American bike race, Beacon Park Boston  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1879  7th Preakness: L Hughes aboard Harold wins in 2:40.5 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1881  Canadian ferry Princess Victoria sinks near London Ontario, 200 die on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1881  On this day in history the Canadian ferry Princess Victoria sinks near London, Ontario, killing 200 passengers  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1881  On this day in history mikulas Schneider-Trvavsky, composer  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1881  Samuel Palmer, landscape painter, dies on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1882  Creighton Hale, Cork Ireland, actor (Gorilla Man, Way Down East) on May - 24.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1883  Brooklyn Bridge opened by President Arthur & Governor Cleveland on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1883  Brooklyn Bridge opened by Pres Arthur & Gov Cleveland on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1884  Anti-Monopoly party & Greenback Party form People's Party in the US on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1884  Anti-Monopoly party & Greenback Party forms People's Party in US on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1887  On this day in history sultan Bargash of Zanzibar grants East African Association at East African harbors  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1887  Sultan Bargash of Zanzibar grants E Afr Assn at East African harbors on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1890  On this day in history caprivi succeeds Bismarck on as chancellor of Germany  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1890  Geo Train & Sam Wall circle world in record 67 days, Tacoma-Tacoma on May - 24.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1890  Tivoli Theater of Varities opens in London on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1891  Benedictus H Danser, Dutch botanist on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1893  W H Walter Baade, German/US astronomer (Andromeda) on May - 24.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1894  William Joseph Westbrook, composer, dies at 63 on May - 24.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1895  On this day in history henry Irving becomes first theatrical knight  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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Famous Birthdays In May - 24

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1522  On May - 24 birth of john Jewel, English bishop (d. 1571)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1544  On this day in history birth of william Gilbert, Essex England, physicist (researcher into magnetism)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1605  On May - 24 birth of nikon, [Nikita Minin], patriarch of Russian-orthodox church  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1610  Giovanni Battista Chinelli, composer was born on May - 24.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1616  John Maitland, Duke of Lauderdale (d. 1682) was born on May - 24.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1619  Philips Wouwerman(s), Dutch painter was born on May - 24.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1650  John Churchill, 1st duke of Marlborough, English general strategist was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1671  Gian Gastone de' Medici, Grand Duke of Tuscany (d. 1737) was born on May - 24.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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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  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1153  David I, King of Scotland, dies on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1408  Death of Taejo of Joseon, ruler of Korea (b. 1335) on May - 24.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1425  Death of Murdoch Stewart, 2nd Duke of Albany, Scottish politician (b. 1362) on May - 24.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1456  On May - 24 death of ambroise de Loré, French military commander (b. 1396)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1543  Nicolas Copernicus, astronomer, dies in Poland on May - 24.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1612  Robert Cecil, 1st Earl of Salisbury/PM (1598-1612), dies at 48 on May - 24.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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