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Historical Events Happened In May - 24

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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  On this day in history "Rock Lobster" by B-52's hits #56  

1980  Iran rejects a call by the World Court in The Hague to release the American hostages on this day in history.  

1980  Stanley Cup New York Islanders beat Philadelphia Flyers, 4 games to 2 on this day in history.  

1980  Stanley Cup: New York Islanders beat Philadelphia Flyers, 4 games to 2 on this day in history.  

1981  On this day in history bobby Unser wins, loses, & wins a controversial Indianapolis 500  

1981  Hostage situation ends at Central Bank in Barcelona Spain on this day in history.  

1981  On this day in history george Jessel, actor (Diary of a Young Comic), dies at 83  

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1983  On this day in history fred Sinowatz succeeds Bruno Kreisky as chancellor of Austria  

1983  On May - 24 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 this day in history cyclone hits Bangladesh; about 10,000 die  

1986  Country Singer Garth Brooks marries Sandy Mahl on this day in history.  

1986  On this day in history margaret Thatcher becomes first British PM to visit Israel  

1986  Reginald Huffstetler treds water for 985 hours on May - 24.  

1986  On this day in history stanley Cup Montréal Canadiens beat Calgary Flames, 4 games to 1  

1986  Gunnar Bjornstrand, actor (7th Seal, Devil's Eye), dies at 76 on this day in history.  

1986  Stanley Cup: Montréal Canadiens beat Calgary Flames, 4 games to 1 on May - 24.  

1987  Al Unser Sr, 47, wins his 4th Indianapolis 500 on May - 24.  

1987  On this day in history hermione Ferdinanda Gingold, actress (Gigi, Music Man), dies at 89  

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  John Moschitta set record for fast talking: 586 words per minute on May - 24.  

1989  "Indiana Jones & the Last Crusade" premieres on this day in history.  

1989  AC Milan wins 34th Europe Cup 1 at Barcelona on May - 24.  

1989  French war criminal Paul Touvier arrested in monastery in Nice on this day in history.  

1989  On May - 24 nHL's New York Rangers fire general manager & coach Phil Esposito  

1989  Weird Al Yankovic records his UHF soundtrack on this day in history.  

1989  On May - 24 herwig Hensen [Flor Mielants], Flemish dramatist/poet, dies at 72  

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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 this day in history birth of william Gilbert, Essex England, physicist (researcher into magnetism)  

1605  Nikon, [Nikita Minin], patriarch of Russian-orthodox church was born on this day in history.  

1610  Giovanni Battista Chinelli, composer was born on May - 24.  

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

1619  Philips Wouwerman(s), Dutch painter was born on May - 24.  

1650  John Churchill, 1st duke of Marlborough, English general strategist was born on May - 24.  

1671  On May - 24 birth of gian Gastone de' Medici, Grand Duke of Tuscany (d. 1737)  

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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 May - 24.  

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  Death of Taejo of Joseon, ruler of Korea (b. 1335) on this day in history.  

1425  Death of Murdoch Stewart, 2nd Duke of Albany, Scottish politician (b. 1362) on May - 24.  

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

1543  On this day in history nicolas Copernicus, astronomer, dies in Poland  

1612  Robert Cecil, 1st Earl of Salisbury/PM (1598-1612), dies at 48 on this day in history.  

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