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Historical Events Happened In May - 24

Saturday, 04 July 2015

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 this day in history.  

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

1895  Joseph Quinaux, Belgian painter, dies at 73 on May - 24.  

1898  Kathleen Hale, British children book writer/illustrator (Orlando) on May - 24.  

1899  The first auto repair shop opens in Boston on this day in history.  

1899  1st auto repair shop opens (Boston) on this day in history.  

1899  On this day in history suzanne Lenglen, France, Wimbledon tennis champion (6-times)  

1900  Australians cross Vaal River in South Africa on this day in history.  

1900  On this day in history britain annexes Orange Free State  

1900  On this day in history 34th Belmont: Nash Turner aboard Ildrim wins in 2:21¼  

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

1902  Empire Day first celebrated in Britain on this day in history.  

1902  Empire Day 1st celebrated in Britain on May - 24.  

1903  Aram Katchaturian, Armenian composer, (Earth) on May - 24.  

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

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

1905  Mikhail Sholokhov, USSR, writer (And Quiet Flows the Don, Nobel 1965) on this day in history.  

1906  On May - 24 edmund Sargant, solicitor  

1908  On this day in history belgium Catholic socialist/liberal parliamentary election  

1908  On this day in history kresimir Fribec, composer  

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

1909  On this day in history guillermo Diaz-Plaja, Spanish literary/poet (Lorca)  

1910  Margers Zarins, composer on May - 24.  

1912  On May - 24 joan Hammond, British operatic soprano  

1913  Audrey Brown, England, 4 X 100m runner (Olympic-silver-1936) on May - 24.  

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

1915  Enemy Contracts Annulment Act on this day in history.  

1915  Formal truce on Gallipoli during which the Turkish dead of the 19 May attacks are buried on May - 24.  

1915  On May - 24 italy declares war on Austria-Hungary  

1915  On May - 24 thomas Edison invents telescribe to record telephone conversations  

1916  Conscription begins in Britain on this day in history.  

1916  French driven out of Fort Douaumont after 500 killed or injured on May - 24.  

1916  Last British-Indian contract workers arrive in Suriname on May - 24.  

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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 this day in history.  

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

1610  Giovanni Battista Chinelli, composer was born on this day in history.  

1616  On May - 24 birth of john Maitland, Duke of Lauderdale (d. 1682)  

1619  Philips Wouwerman(s), Dutch painter was born on this day in history.  

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 this day in history.  

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

1351  On this day in history death of abu al-Hasan 'Ali, Sultan of Morocco (b. circa 1297)  

1408  On this day in history 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  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  Robert Cecil, 1st Earl of Salisbury/PM (1598-1612), dies at 48 on May - 24.