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Historical Events Happened In May - 24

Sunday, 01 May 2016

1940  1st night game at NY's Polo Grounds (Giants 8, Braves 1) on May - 24.  

1941  On May - 24 bismarck sinks British battle cruiser HMS Hood, 1,416 die 3 survive  

1941  The birth of Bob Dylan, American singer/songwriter on May - 24.  

1941  The German battleship Bismarck sinks the British dreadnought Hood in the North Atlantic on this day in history.  

1941  Lancelot Holland, British vice-admiral ((WW II/Hood), dies in battle on this day in history.  

1943  Admiral Dönitz stops U-boat in Atlantic Ocean on May - 24.  

1943  On this day in history u-441 shoots Sunderland seaplane down over Gulf of Biskaje  

1943  Admiral Donitz stops U-boat in Atlantic Ocean on May - 24.  

1943  Vladimir I Nemirovitch-Dantshenko, Russian playwright, dies at 84 on May - 24.  

1944  On May - 24 enver Hoxha becomes head of Albania anti fascists  

1944  Icelandic voters severe all ties with Denmark on May - 24.  

1944  On May - 24 major John Keefer Mahony (The Westminister Regiment(Motor)) wins the Victoria Cross at the Melfa River, Italy  

1946  Transjordan (now known as Jordan) becomes a kingdom, with King Abdulla Ibn Ul-Hussein as the new monarch on May - 24.  

1948  On this day in history the USSR stop road and rail traffic between Berlin and the West  

1948  Alfred Kastner, composer, dies at 78 on May - 24.  

1951  Racial segregation in Washington DC restaurants ruled illegal on this day in history.  

1951  On this day in history uS performs nuclear test at Enwetak (atmospheric tests)  

1951  On May - 24 willie Mays begins playing for the New York Giants  

1953  On May - 24 cor Hermus, actor (Bleeke Bet, William of Orange, Jantes), dies at 63  

1954  Dr Peter Murray Marshall becomes first black to head an AMA unit on May - 24.  

1954  German airline Lufthansa forms on this day in history.  

1954  On this day in history iBM announces vacuum tube "electronic" brain that could perform 10 million operations an hour  

1954  On May - 24 the first rocket attains 150 mile (241 km) altitude, White Sands NM  

1956  2,500th anniversary of the death of Buddha celebrated in India on May - 24.  

1956  Guy Kibbee, actor (Capt Blood, Babes in Arms), dies at 74 on May - 24.  

1957  Anti American riots breakout in Taipei, Taiwan on May - 24.  

1957  On this day in history heavy earthquake strikes Colombia  

1958  On May - 24 president Batista opens offensive against Fidel Castro's rebellion  

1958  On this day in history united Press International is formed through a merger of the United Press and the International News Service  

1958  On this day in history uP & International News Service merge into United Press International  

1959  On this day in history empire Day renamed Commonwealth Day in England  

1959  The first house with built-in bomb shelter exhibited (Pleasant Hills PA) on May - 24.  

1959  John Foster Dulles, US Secretary of State (1953-59), dies at 71 on May - 24.  

1960  On May - 24 1 millionth Dutch telephone installed  

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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 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 May - 24.  

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

1619  Philips Wouwerman(s), Dutch painter was born on May - 24.  

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

1671  Gian Gastone de' Medici, Grand Duke of Tuscany (d. 1737) was born on this day in history.  

Famous Deaths In May - 24

Famous People Died On This Day In History

1144  On May - 24 petronella, wife of earl Floris II the Vette of Holland/regent, dies  

1153  On May - 24 david I, King of Scotland, dies  

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 May - 24.  

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

1456  Death of Ambroise de LorĂ©, French military commander (b. 1396) on May - 24.  

1543  On May - 24 nicolas Copernicus, astronomer, dies in Poland  

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

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