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Historical Events Happened In May - 24

Saturday, 23 July 2016

1961  On this day in history 27 Freedom Riders arrested in Jackson MS  

1961  Explorer (12) fails to reach Earth orbit on this day in history.  

1961  U S President Kennedy asks the nation to put a man on the moon by the end of the decade on this day in history.  

1962  M Scott Carpenter aboard Aurora 7 launched into earth orbit on this day in history.  

1963  The first Lockheed A-12 to crash, CIA pilot Ken Collins ejects safely on this day in history.  

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

1964  18th Tony Awards Luther & Hello Dolly win on May - 24.  

1964  Beatles' 3rd appearance on Ed Sullivan on May - 24.  

1964  On this day in history panic in Lima Peru soccer stadium, kills 300  

1964  On this day in history 18th Tony Awards: Luther & Hello Dolly win  

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

1966  On May - 24 "Mame" opens at Winter Garden Theater NYC for 1508 performances  

1968  Haiti closes down shortwave station 4VEH for 40 days on this day in history.  

1968  Mick Jagger & Marianne Faithfull arrested for drug possession on May - 24.  

1968  President De Gaulle proposes referendum & students set fire to Paris bourse on this day in history.  

1968  The Gateway Arch, located in St Louis, Missouri, is dedicated on May - 24.  

1968  Bernard Rogers, composer (Warrior, Passion), dies at 75 on May - 24.  

1969  Beatles' "Get Back" single goes #1 & stays #1 for 5 weeks on this day in history.  

1969  On this day in history the birth of Yasser Arafat, Palestinian leader  

1969  Mitzi Green, actress (Huckleberry Finn, Tom Sawyer), dies at 48 on May - 24.  

1970  On this day in history peter Queen quits Fleetwood Mac to join a religious cult  

1971  A commuter bus plunges into Panama Canal, killing 38 of 43 aboard on this day in history.  

1972  On May - 24 glasgow Rangers wins 12th Europe Cup II at Barcelona  

1972  US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site on this day in history.  

1972  Asta Nielsen, actress (Joyless Street), dies at 88 on May - 24.  

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

1974  Duke Ellington, blues singer, dies of cancer at 75 on May - 24.  

1975  On May - 24 dutch Government of De Uyl decides to obtain some F-16's  

1975  On May - 24 soyuz 18B carries 2 cosmonauts to space station Salyut 4  

1976  On May - 24 muhammad Ali TKOs Richard Dunn in 5 for heavyweight boxing title  

1976  The first commercial SST flight to North America (Concorde to Washington DC) on this day in history.  

1976  On this day in history henk Lankhorst, pacifist/Dutch MP (PSP), dies at 62  

1977  USSR President Podgorny resigns on May - 24.  

1978  Dutch Investment bill (WIR) law goes into effect on this day in history.  

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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  On May - 24 birth of william Gilbert, Essex England, physicist (researcher into magnetism)  

1605  On May - 24 birth of nikon, [Nikita Minin], patriarch of Russian-orthodox church  

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

1616  John Maitland, Duke of Lauderdale (d. 1682) was born on this day in history.  

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

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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 May - 24.  

1408  On May - 24 death of taejo of Joseon, ruler of Korea (b. 1335)  

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

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

1543  Nicolas Copernicus, astronomer, dies in Poland on May - 24.  

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

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