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Historical Events Happened In May - 24

Saturday, 22 November 2014

1895  On this day in history playright Oscar Wilde is convicted on a morals charge in London and sentenced to prison  

1895  Henry Irving becomes 1st theatrical knight on May - 24.  

1895  On this day in history h S T L "Stork" Hendry, cricketer (Australian all-rounder post-WWI)  

1895  On May - 24 joseph Quinaux, Belgian painter, dies at 73  

1898  Kathleen Hale, British children book writer/illustrator (Orlando) on this day in history.  

1899  On May - 24 the first auto repair shop opens in Boston  

1899  1st auto repair shop opens (Boston) on May - 24.  

1899  On May - 24 suzanne Lenglen, France, Wimbledon tennis champion (6-times)  

1900  Australians cross Vaal River in South Africa on May - 24.  

1900  On this day in history britain annexes Orange Free State  

1900  On May - 24 34th Belmont: Nash Turner aboard Ildrim wins in 2:21¼  

1901  Seventy-eight miners die in the Caerphilly pit disaster in South Wales on this day in history.  

1902  On this day in history empire Day first celebrated in Britain  

1902  Empire Day 1st celebrated in Britain on this day in history.  

1903  On May - 24 aram Katchaturian, Armenian composer, (Earth)  

1904  George Formby, [William Booth], Brit singer/comic (Let George Do It) on May - 24.  

1905  39th Belmont: Eugene Hildebrand aboard Tanya wins in 2:08 on May - 24.  

1905  Mikhail Sholokhov, USSR, writer (And Quiet Flows the Don, Nobel 1965) on May - 24.  

1906  On May - 24 edmund Sargant, solicitor  

1908  Belgium Catholic socialist/liberal parliamentary election on May - 24.  

1908  Kresimir Fribec, composer on this day in history.  

1909  Bristol University granted Royal Charter on this day in history.  

1909  Guillermo Diaz-Plaja, Spanish literary/poet (Lorca) on May - 24.  

1910  On May - 24 margers Zarins, composer  

1912  Joan Hammond, British operatic soprano on May - 24.  

1913  On this day in history audrey Brown, England, 4 X 100m runner (Olympic-silver-1936)  

1914  Clifford Irving, Chairman (Isle of Man Govt) on this day in history.  

1915  On May - 24 enemy Contracts Annulment Act  

1915  On this day in history formal truce on Gallipoli during which the Turkish dead of the 19 May attacks are buried  

1915  Italy declares war on Austria-Hungary on May - 24.  

1915  Thomas Edison invents telescribe to record telephone conversations on May - 24.  

1916  Conscription begins in Britain on May - 24.  

1916  On this day in history french driven out of Fort Douaumont after 500 killed or injured  

1916  Last British-Indian contract workers arrive in Suriname on this day in history.  

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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 May - 24 birth of william Gilbert, Essex England, physicist (researcher into magnetism)  

1605  Nikon, [Nikita Minin], patriarch of Russian-orthodox church was born on this day in history.  

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 this day in history 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)  

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 May - 24.  

1153  David I, King of Scotland, dies on May - 24.  

1351  On May - 24 death of abu al-Hasan 'Ali, Sultan of Morocco (b. circa 1297)  

1408  On May - 24 death of taejo of Joseon, ruler of Korea (b. 1335)  

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 this day in history.  

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