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Historical Events For May - 24

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1961  On this day in history 27 Freedom Riders arrested in Jackson MS  Click To Search About This In Google

1961  Explorer (12) fails to reach Earth orbit on May - 24.  Click To Search About This In Google

1961  On this day in history u S President Kennedy asks the nation to put a man on the moon by the end of the decade  Click To Search About This In Google

1962  On this day in history m Scott Carpenter aboard Aurora 7 launched into earth orbit  Click To Search About This In Google

1963  On May - 24 the first Lockheed A-12 to crash, CIA pilot Ken Collins ejects safely  Click To Search About This In Google

1963  On this day in history elmore James, blues guitarist, dies at 45 of a heart attack  Click To Search About This In Google

1964  18th Tony Awards Luther & Hello Dolly win on May - 24.  Click To Search About This In Google

1964  On this day in history beatles' 3rd appearance on Ed Sullivan  Click To Search About This In Google

1964  On May - 24 panic in Lima Peru soccer stadium, kills 300  Click To Search About This In Google

1964  On May - 24 18th Tony Awards: Luther & Hello Dolly win  Click To Search About This In Google

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1965  On this day in history supreme Court declares federal law allowing post office to intercept communist propaganda is unconstitutional  Click To Search About This In Google

1966  "Mame" opens at Winter Garden Theater NYC for 1508 performances on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1968  Haiti closes down shortwave station 4VEH for 40 days on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1968  On this day in history mick Jagger & Marianne Faithfull arrested for drug possession  Click To Search About This In Google

1968  On this day in history president De Gaulle proposes referendum & students set fire to Paris bourse  Click To Search About This In Google

1968  The Gateway Arch, located in St Louis, Missouri, is dedicated on May - 24.  Click To Search About This In Google

1968  Bernard Rogers, composer (Warrior, Passion), dies at 75 on May - 24.  Click To Search About This In Google

1969  Beatles' "Get Back" single goes #1 & stays #1 for 5 weeks on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1969  The birth of Yasser Arafat, Palestinian leader on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1969  Mitzi Green, actress (Huckleberry Finn, Tom Sawyer), dies at 48 on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1970  Peter Queen quits Fleetwood Mac to join a religious cult on May - 24.  Click To Search About This In Google

1971  A commuter bus plunges into Panama Canal, killing 38 of 43 aboard on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1972  Glasgow Rangers wins 12th Europe Cup II at Barcelona on May - 24.  Click To Search About This In Google

1972  US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1972  On this day in history asta Nielsen, actress (Joyless Street), dies at 88  Click To Search About This In Google

1974  On this day in history dean Martin Show, last airs on NBC-TV  Click To Search About This In Google

1974  Duke Ellington, blues singer, dies of cancer at 75 on May - 24.  Click To Search About This In Google

1975  On May - 24 dutch Government of De Uyl decides to obtain some F-16's  Click To Search About This In Google

1975  On this day in history soyuz 18B carries 2 cosmonauts to space station Salyut 4  Click To Search About This In Google

1976  Muhammad Ali TKOs Richard Dunn in 5 for heavyweight boxing title on May - 24.  Click To Search About This In Google

1976  On this day in history the first commercial SST flight to North America (Concorde to Washington DC)  Click To Search About This In Google

1976  Henk Lankhorst, pacifist/Dutch MP (PSP), dies at 62 on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1977  On May - 24 uSSR President Podgorny resigns  Click To Search About This In Google

1978  On this day in history dutch Investment bill (WIR) law goes into effect  Click To Search About This In Google

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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 Search About This In Google

1544  William Gilbert, Essex England, physicist (researcher into magnetism) was born on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1605  On this day in history birth of nikon, [Nikita Minin], patriarch of Russian-orthodox church  Click To Search About This In Google

1610  Giovanni Battista Chinelli, composer was born on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1616  John Maitland, Duke of Lauderdale (d. 1682) was born on May - 24.  Click To Search About This In Google

1619  Philips Wouwerman(s), Dutch painter was born on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1650  On this day in history birth of john Churchill, 1st duke of Marlborough, English general strategist  Click To Search About This In Google

1671  Gian Gastone de' Medici, Grand Duke of Tuscany (d. 1737) was born on May - 24.  Click To Search About This In Google

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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 Search About This In Google

1153  David I, King of Scotland, dies on May - 24.  Click To Search About This In Google

1351  On May - 24 death of abu al-Hasan 'Ali, Sultan of Morocco (b. circa 1297)  Click To Search About This In Google

1408  Death of Taejo of Joseon, ruler of Korea (b. 1335) on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1425  Death of Murdoch Stewart, 2nd Duke of Albany, Scottish politician (b. 1362) on May - 24.  Click To Search About This In Google

1456  Death of Ambroise de Loré, French military commander (b. 1396) on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1543  Nicolas Copernicus, astronomer, dies in Poland on May - 24.  Click To Search About This In Google

1612  Robert Cecil, 1st Earl of Salisbury/PM (1598-1612), dies at 48 on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

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