Historical Events For May - 24
Wednesday, 16 August 2017
1979 Billy Martin issues a public apology to Reno sportswriter Ray Hagar on May - 24.
1979 On May - 24 uSSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakhstan/Semipalitinsk USSR
1979 Jan Arvan, actor (Red Skelton Show, Zorro), dies on May - 24.
1980 "Rock Lobster" by B-52's hits #56 on May - 24.
1980 On May - 24 iran rejects a call by the World Court in The Hague to release the American hostages
1980 Stanley Cup New York Islanders beat Philadelphia Flyers, 4 games to 2 on this day in history.
1980 On May - 24 stanley Cup: New York Islanders beat Philadelphia Flyers, 4 games to 2
1981 Bobby Unser wins, loses, & wins a controversial Indianapolis 500 on May - 24.
1981 On May - 24 hostage situation ends at Central Bank in Barcelona Spain
1981 On May - 24 george Jessel, actor (Diary of a Young Comic), dies at 83
1983 Fred Sinowatz succeeds Bruno Kreisky as chancellor of Austria on May - 24.
1983 On this day in history supreme Court rules government can deny tax breaks to schools that racially discriminated against students
1983 The Brooklyn Bridge, linking the New York boroughs of Brooklyn and Manhattan, opens to traffic on this day in history.
1985 On May - 24 "View to a Kill" premieres in US
1985 On May - 24 cyclone hits Bangladesh; about 10,000 die
1986 Country Singer Garth Brooks marries Sandy Mahl on May - 24.
1986 Margaret Thatcher becomes first British PM to visit Israel on May - 24.
1986 Reginald Huffstetler treds water for 985 hours on May - 24.
1986 On May - 24 stanley Cup Montréal Canadiens beat Calgary Flames, 4 games to 1
1986 On May - 24 gunnar Bjornstrand, actor (7th Seal, Devil's Eye), dies at 76
1986 Stanley Cup: Montréal Canadiens beat Calgary Flames, 4 games to 1 on this day in history.
1987 Al Unser Sr, 47, wins his 4th Indianapolis 500 on this day in history.
1987 Hermione Ferdinanda Gingold, actress (Gigi, Music Man), dies at 89 on May - 24.
1988 On this day in history john Moschitta set record for fast talking 586 words per minute
1988 On this day in history porntip Nakhirunkanok, 19, of Thailand, crowned 37th Miss Universe
1988 On May - 24 power outage in Boston Garden in NHL's Stanley Cup finals
1988 James "Hamish" Hamilton, Brit publisher (Salinger/Mitford), dies at 87 on this day in history.
1988 On this day in history john Moschitta set record for fast talking: 586 words per minute
1989 On this day in history "Indiana Jones & the Last Crusade" premieres
1989 On May - 24 aC Milan wins 34th Europe Cup 1 at Barcelona
1989 On this day in history french war criminal Paul Touvier arrested in monastery in Nice
1989 NHL's New York Rangers fire general manager & coach Phil Esposito on May - 24.
1989 Weird Al Yankovic records his UHF soundtrack on this day in history.
1989 Herwig Hensen [Flor Mielants], Flemish dramatist/poet, dies at 72 on May - 24.