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Historical Events For May - 24

Sunday, 04 December 2016

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

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

1941  On May - 24 the birth of Bob Dylan, American singer/songwriter  

1941  On this day in history the German battleship Bismarck sinks the British dreadnought Hood in the North Atlantic  

1941  Lancelot Holland, British vice-admiral ((WW II/Hood), dies in battle on May - 24.  

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

1943  On May - 24 u-441 shoots Sunderland seaplane down over Gulf of Biskaje  

1943  On May - 24 admiral Donitz stops U-boat in Atlantic Ocean  

1943  Vladimir I Nemirovitch-Dantshenko, Russian playwright, dies at 84 on this day in history.  

1944  Enver Hoxha becomes head of Albania anti fascists on this day in history.  

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1944  On May - 24 icelandic voters severe all ties with Denmark  

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 this day in history.  

1948  The USSR stop road and rail traffic between Berlin and the West on this day in history.  

1948  On this day in history alfred Kastner, composer, dies at 78  

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  Willie Mays begins playing for the New York Giants on May - 24.  

1953  Cor Hermus, actor (Bleeke Bet, William of Orange, Jantes), dies at 63 on this day in history.  

1954  Dr Peter Murray Marshall becomes first black to head an AMA unit on this day in history.  

1954  On May - 24 german airline Lufthansa forms  

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

1954  The first rocket attains 150 mile (241 km) altitude, White Sands NM on this day in history.  

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  On this day in history anti American riots breakout in Taipei, Taiwan  

1957  Heavy earthquake strikes Colombia on this day in history.  

1958  President Batista opens offensive against Fidel Castro's rebellion on May - 24.  

1958  United Press International is formed through a merger of the United Press and the International News Service on May - 24.  

1958  UP & International News Service merge into United Press International on this day in history.  

1959  Empire Day renamed Commonwealth Day in England on this day in history.  

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

1959  On this day in history john Foster Dulles, US Secretary of State (1953-59), dies at 71  

1960  1 millionth Dutch telephone installed 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 this day in history birth of william Gilbert, Essex England, physicist (researcher into magnetism)  

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

1610  On this day in history birth of giovanni Battista Chinelli, composer  

1616  John Maitland, Duke of Lauderdale (d. 1682) was born on May - 24.  

1619  On May - 24 birth of philips Wouwerman(s), Dutch painter  

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

1671  On this day in history 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 May - 24.  

1153  On this day in history david I, King of Scotland, dies  

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

1408  Death of Taejo of Joseon, ruler of Korea (b. 1335) on May - 24.  

1425  Death of Murdoch Stewart, 2nd Duke of Albany, Scottish politician (b. 1362) on this day in history.  

1456  On May - 24 death of ambroise de Loré, French military commander (b. 1396)  

1543  Nicolas Copernicus, astronomer, dies in Poland on this day in history.  

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

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