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Historical Events Happened In May - 24

Wednesday, 28 September 2016

1866  On this day in history 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 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  Julius Schnorr von Carolsfeld, painter, dies on May - 24.  

1873  On May - 24 leo Delibes' opera "Le Roi l'a Dit," premieres in Paris  

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

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1877  5th Preakness: C Holloway aboard Cloverbrook wins in 2:45.5 on May - 24.  

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

1878  CA Parker (Harvard) wins 1st American bike race, Beacon Park Boston on this day in history.  

1878  Lillian Moller Gilbreth, engineer (CIOS Gold Medal-1954) on May - 24.  

1879  On May - 24 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  Canadian ferry Princess Victoria sinks near London Ontario, 200 die on this day in history.  

1881  On May - 24 the Canadian ferry Princess Victoria sinks near London, Ontario, killing 200 passengers  

1881  On May - 24 mikulas Schneider-Trvavsky, composer  

1881  Samuel Palmer, landscape painter, dies on this day in history.  

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

1883  On this day in history brooklyn Bridge opened by President Arthur & Governor Cleveland  

1883  On May - 24 brooklyn Bridge opened by Pres Arthur & Gov Cleveland  

1884  Anti-Monopoly party & Greenback Party form People's Party in the US on May - 24.  

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 this day in history.  

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 this day in history.  

1890  On this day in history geo Train & Sam Wall circle world in record 67 days, Tacoma-Tacoma  

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

1891  On May - 24 benedictus H Danser, Dutch botanist  

1893  On this day in history w H Walter Baade, German/US astronomer (Andromeda)  

1894  On May - 24 william Joseph Westbrook, composer, dies at 63  

1895  On May - 24 henry Irving becomes first theatrical knight  

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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 this day in history 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  On May - 24 birth of philips Wouwerman(s), Dutch painter  

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

1671  On May - 24 birth of gian Gastone de' Medici, Grand Duke of Tuscany (d. 1737)  

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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.  

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  Death of Taejo of Joseon, ruler of Korea (b. 1335) on this day in history.  

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 May - 24.  

1543  Nicolas Copernicus, astronomer, dies in Poland on May - 24.  

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

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