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Historical Events Happened In May - 24

Friday, 31 October 2014

1866  Berkeley CA named (for George Berkeley, Bishop of Cloyne) on May - 24.  

1866  On May - 24 berkeley, Calif named (for George Berkeley, Bishop of Cloyne)  

1866  On May - 24 armando Frid, Argentina, live until July 28 1990 (124 years)  

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  Jan Christian Smuts, proponnent of Commonwealth & League of Nations on this day in history.  

1871  On this day in history francisco Salvador Daniel, composer, dies at 40  

1872  Julius Schnorr von Carolsfeld, painter, dies on this day in history.  

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

1878  CA Parker (Harvard) wins first American bike race, Beacon Park Boston on this day in history.  

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

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 May - 24.  

1879  William Lloyd Garrison, abolitionist (Liberator), dies at 73 on May - 24.  

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 May - 24.  

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

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

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

1884  On May - 24 anti-Monopoly party & Greenback Party form People's Party in the US  

1884  On May - 24 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 May - 24.  

1887  Sultan Bargash of Zanzibar grants E Afr Assn at East African harbors on this day in history.  

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

1890  Geo Train & Sam Wall circle world in record 67 days, Tacoma-Tacoma on this day in history.  

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

1891  Benedictus H Danser, Dutch botanist on this day in history.  

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

1894  William Joseph Westbrook, composer, dies at 63 on May - 24.  

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 this day in history.  

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

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  On May - 24 birth of john Maitland, Duke of Lauderdale (d. 1682)  

1619  On May - 24 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  On this day in history 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 May - 24.  

1408  Death of Taejo of Joseon, ruler of Korea (b. 1335) on May - 24.  

1425  On this day in history death of murdoch Stewart, 2nd Duke of Albany, Scottish politician (b. 1362)  

1456  On this day in history death of ambroise de Loré, French military commander (b. 1396)  

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