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Historical Events For May - 24

Wednesday, 21 February 2018

1940  On this day in history 1st night game at NY's Polo Grounds (Giants 8, Braves 1)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1941  Bismarck sinks British battle cruiser HMS Hood, 1,416 die 3 survive on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1941  The birth of Bob Dylan, American singer/songwriter on May - 24.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1941  On May - 24 the German battleship Bismarck sinks the British dreadnought Hood in the North Atlantic  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1943  On May - 24 admiral Dönitz stops U-boat in Atlantic Ocean  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1943  Admiral Donitz stops U-boat in Atlantic Ocean on May - 24.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1943  Vladimir I Nemirovitch-Dantshenko, Russian playwright, dies at 84 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1944  On May - 24 enver Hoxha becomes head of Albania anti fascists  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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1944  Icelandic voters severe all ties with Denmark on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1944  On this day in history major John Keefer Mahony (The Westminister Regiment(Motor)) wins the Victoria Cross at the Melfa River, Italy  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1946  On this day in history transjordan (now known as Jordan) becomes a kingdom, with King Abdulla Ibn Ul-Hussein as the new monarch  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1948  On May - 24 the USSR stop road and rail traffic between Berlin and the West  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1948  Alfred Kastner, composer, dies at 78 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1951  On this day in history racial segregation in Washington DC restaurants ruled illegal  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1951  US performs nuclear test at Enwetak (atmospheric tests) on May - 24.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1951  On May - 24 willie Mays begins playing for the New York Giants  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1953  Cor Hermus, actor (Bleeke Bet, William of Orange, Jantes), dies at 63 on May - 24.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1954  On this day in history dr Peter Murray Marshall becomes first black to head an AMA unit  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1954  On this day in history german airline Lufthansa forms  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1954  The first rocket attains 150 mile (241 km) altitude, White Sands NM on May - 24.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1956  2,500th anniversary of the death of Buddha celebrated in India on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1956  Guy Kibbee, actor (Capt Blood, Babes in Arms), dies at 74 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1957  Anti American riots breakout in Taipei, Taiwan on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1957  Heavy earthquake strikes Colombia on May - 24.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1958  President Batista opens offensive against Fidel Castro's rebellion on May - 24.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1958  United Press International is formed through a merger of the United Press and the International News Service on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1958  On this day in history uP & International News Service merge into United Press International  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1959  On this day in history empire Day renamed Commonwealth Day in England  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1959  On May - 24 the first house with built-in bomb shelter exhibited (Pleasant Hills PA)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1959  On May - 24 john Foster Dulles, US Secretary of State (1953-59), dies at 71  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1960  1 millionth Dutch telephone installed on May - 24.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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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.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1544  William Gilbert, Essex England, physicist (researcher into magnetism) was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1605  On this day in history birth of nikon, [Nikita Minin], patriarch of Russian-orthodox church  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1610  Giovanni Battista Chinelli, composer was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1616  On this day in history birth of john Maitland, Duke of Lauderdale (d. 1682)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1619  Philips Wouwerman(s), Dutch painter was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1650  On this day in history birth of john Churchill, 1st duke of Marlborough, English general strategist  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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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.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1153  David I, King of Scotland, dies on May - 24.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1408  Death of Taejo of Joseon, ruler of Korea (b. 1335) on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1456  Death of Ambroise de Loré, French military commander (b. 1396) on May - 24.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1543  On this day in history nicolas Copernicus, astronomer, dies in Poland  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1612  Robert Cecil, 1st Earl of Salisbury/PM (1598-1612), dies at 48 on May - 24.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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