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Historical Events For May - 24

Tuesday, 17 January 2017

1979  On May - 24 billy Martin issues a public apology to Reno sportswriter Ray Hagar  Click To Search About This In Google

1979  On May - 24 uSSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakhstan/Semipalitinsk USSR  Click To Search About This In Google

1979  Jan Arvan, actor (Red Skelton Show, Zorro), dies on May - 24.  Click To Search About This In Google

1980  "Rock Lobster" by B-52's hits #56 on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1980  Iran rejects a call by the World Court in The Hague to release the American hostages on May - 24.  Click To Search About This In Google

1980  Stanley Cup New York Islanders beat Philadelphia Flyers, 4 games to 2 on May - 24.  Click To Search About This In Google

1980  Stanley Cup: New York Islanders beat Philadelphia Flyers, 4 games to 2 on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1981  Bobby Unser wins, loses, & wins a controversial Indianapolis 500 on May - 24.  Click To Search About This In Google

1981  On May - 24 hostage situation ends at Central Bank in Barcelona Spain  Click To Search About This In Google

1981  On this day in history george Jessel, actor (Diary of a Young Comic), dies at 83  Click To Search About This In Google

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1983  Fred Sinowatz succeeds Bruno Kreisky as chancellor of Austria on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1983  Supreme Court rules government can deny tax breaks to schools that racially discriminated against students on May - 24.  Click To Search About This In Google

1983  The Brooklyn Bridge, linking the New York boroughs of Brooklyn and Manhattan, opens to traffic on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1985  "View to a Kill" premieres in US on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1985  Cyclone hits Bangladesh; about 10,000 die on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1986  Country Singer Garth Brooks marries Sandy Mahl on May - 24.  Click To Search About This In Google

1986  On this day in history margaret Thatcher becomes first British PM to visit Israel  Click To Search About This In Google

1986  On this day in history reginald Huffstetler treds water for 985 hours  Click To Search About This In Google

1986  On this day in history stanley Cup Montréal Canadiens beat Calgary Flames, 4 games to 1  Click To Search About This In Google

1986  On May - 24 gunnar Bjornstrand, actor (7th Seal, Devil's Eye), dies at 76  Click To Search About This In Google

1986  On this day in history stanley Cup: Montréal Canadiens beat Calgary Flames, 4 games to 1  Click To Search About This In Google

1987  Al Unser Sr, 47, wins his 4th Indianapolis 500 on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1987  Hermione Ferdinanda Gingold, actress (Gigi, Music Man), dies at 89 on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1988  John Moschitta set record for fast talking 586 words per minute on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1988  Porntip Nakhirunkanok, 19, of Thailand, crowned 37th Miss Universe on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1988  Power outage in Boston Garden in NHL's Stanley Cup finals on May - 24.  Click To Search About This In Google

1988  On this day in history james "Hamish" Hamilton, Brit publisher (Salinger/Mitford), dies at 87  Click To Search About This In Google

1988  John Moschitta set record for fast talking: 586 words per minute on May - 24.  Click To Search About This In Google

1989  On this day in history "Indiana Jones & the Last Crusade" premieres  Click To Search About This In Google

1989  AC Milan wins 34th Europe Cup 1 at Barcelona on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1989  On this day in history french war criminal Paul Touvier arrested in monastery in Nice  Click To Search About This In Google

1989  On this day in history nHL's New York Rangers fire general manager & coach Phil Esposito  Click To Search About This In Google

1989  Weird Al Yankovic records his UHF soundtrack on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1989  Herwig Hensen [Flor Mielants], Flemish dramatist/poet, dies at 72 on May - 24.  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  On this day in history birth of john Jewel, English bishop (d. 1571)  Click To Search About This In Google

1544  On this day in history birth of william Gilbert, Essex England, physicist (researcher into magnetism)  Click To Search About This In Google

1605  On May - 24 birth of nikon, [Nikita Minin], patriarch of Russian-orthodox church  Click To Search About This In Google

1610  On May - 24 birth of giovanni Battista Chinelli, composer  Click To Search About This In Google

1616  On May - 24 birth of john Maitland, Duke of Lauderdale (d. 1682)  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  John Churchill, 1st duke of Marlborough, English general strategist was born on May - 24.  Click To Search About This In Google

1671  Gian Gastone de' Medici, Grand Duke of Tuscany (d. 1737) was born on this day in history.  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  On this day in history petronella, wife of earl Floris II the Vette of Holland/regent, dies  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  Death of Abu al-Hasan 'Ali, Sultan of Morocco (b. circa 1297) on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1408  On this day in history death of taejo of Joseon, ruler of Korea (b. 1335)  Click To Search About This In Google

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

1456  On this day in history death of ambroise de Loré, French military commander (b. 1396)  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 May - 24.  Click To Search About This In Google

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