Historical Events Happened In May - 24
Tuesday, 25 October 2016
1979 On this day in history billy Martin issues a public apology to Reno sportswriter Ray Hagar
1979 On May - 24 uSSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakhstan/Semipalitinsk USSR
1979 On this day in history jan Arvan, actor (Red Skelton Show, Zorro), dies
1980 On May - 24 "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 May - 24.
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 May - 24.
1981 Bobby Unser wins, loses, & wins a controversial Indianapolis 500 on May - 24.
1981 Hostage situation ends at Central Bank in Barcelona Spain on May - 24.
1981 George Jessel, actor (Diary of a Young Comic), dies at 83 on this day in history.
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 On May - 24 the Brooklyn Bridge, linking the New York boroughs of Brooklyn and Manhattan, opens to traffic
1985 "View to a Kill" premieres in US on May - 24.
1985 Cyclone hits Bangladesh; about 10,000 die on May - 24.
1986 On this day in history country Singer Garth Brooks marries Sandy Mahl
1986 Margaret Thatcher becomes first British PM to visit Israel on this day in history.
1986 On May - 24 reginald Huffstetler treds water for 985 hours
1986 Stanley Cup Montréal Canadiens beat Calgary Flames, 4 games to 1 on May - 24.
1986 On this day in history gunnar Bjornstrand, actor (7th Seal, Devil's Eye), dies at 76
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 this day in history.
1987 On May - 24 hermione Ferdinanda Gingold, actress (Gigi, Music Man), dies at 89
1988 John Moschitta set record for fast talking 586 words per minute on May - 24.
1988 On May - 24 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 "Indiana Jones & the Last Crusade" premieres on May - 24.
1989 AC Milan wins 34th Europe Cup 1 at Barcelona on May - 24.
1989 On May - 24 french war criminal Paul Touvier arrested in monastery in Nice
1989 On this day in history 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