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Historical Events In May - 24

Saturday, 23 June 2018

1961  27 Freedom Riders arrested in Jackson MS on May - 24.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1961  On May - 24 explorer (12) fails to reach Earth orbit  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1961  U S President Kennedy asks the nation to put a man on the moon by the end of the decade on May - 24.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1962  M Scott Carpenter aboard Aurora 7 launched into earth orbit on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1963  On this day in history the first Lockheed A-12 to crash, CIA pilot Ken Collins ejects safely  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1963  On this day in history elmore James, blues guitarist, dies at 45 of a heart attack  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1964  18th Tony Awards Luther & Hello Dolly win on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1964  Beatles' 3rd appearance on Ed Sullivan on May - 24.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1964  Panic in Lima Peru soccer stadium, kills 300 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1964  18th Tony Awards: Luther & Hello Dolly win on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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1965  Supreme Court declares federal law allowing post office to intercept communist propaganda is unconstitutional on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1966  "Mame" opens at Winter Garden Theater NYC for 1508 performances on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1968  On this day in history haiti closes down shortwave station 4VEH for 40 days  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1968  On this day in history mick Jagger & Marianne Faithfull arrested for drug possession  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1968  President De Gaulle proposes referendum & students set fire to Paris bourse on May - 24.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1968  On May - 24 the Gateway Arch, located in St Louis, Missouri, is dedicated  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1968  On this day in history bernard Rogers, composer (Warrior, Passion), dies at 75  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1969  On this day in history beatles' "Get Back" single goes #1 & stays #1 for 5 weeks  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1969  On May - 24 the birth of Yasser Arafat, Palestinian leader  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1969  On this day in history mitzi Green, actress (Huckleberry Finn, Tom Sawyer), dies at 48  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1970  On May - 24 peter Queen quits Fleetwood Mac to join a religious cult  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1971  On May - 24 a commuter bus plunges into Panama Canal, killing 38 of 43 aboard  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1972  Glasgow Rangers wins 12th Europe Cup II at Barcelona on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1972  US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site on May - 24.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1972  On this day in history asta Nielsen, actress (Joyless Street), dies at 88  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1974  On this day in history dean Martin Show, last airs on NBC-TV  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1974  On this day in history duke Ellington, blues singer, dies of cancer at 75  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1975  Dutch Government of De Uyl decides to obtain some F-16's on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1975  Soyuz 18B carries 2 cosmonauts to space station Salyut 4 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1976  On this day in history muhammad Ali TKOs Richard Dunn in 5 for heavyweight boxing title  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1976  The first commercial SST flight to North America (Concorde to Washington DC) on May - 24.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1976  On May - 24 henk Lankhorst, pacifist/Dutch MP (PSP), dies at 62  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1977  On May - 24 uSSR President Podgorny resigns  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1978  Dutch Investment bill (WIR) law goes into effect on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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Famous Birthdays In May - 24

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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  Nikon, [Nikita Minin], patriarch of Russian-orthodox church was born on May - 24.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1610  On this day in history birth of giovanni Battista Chinelli, composer  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1619  On this day in history birth of philips Wouwerman(s), Dutch painter  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1650  On May - 24 birth of john Churchill, 1st duke of Marlborough, English general strategist  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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1144  Petronella, wife of earl Floris II the Vette of Holland/regent, dies on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1153  On this day in history david I, King of Scotland, dies  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  On May - 24 death of taejo of Joseon, ruler of Korea (b. 1335)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1425  Death of Murdoch Stewart, 2nd Duke of Albany, Scottish politician (b. 1362) on May - 24.  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  On May - 24 robert Cecil, 1st Earl of Salisbury/PM (1598-1612), dies at 48  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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