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Historical Events Happened In May - 24

Monday, 20 October 2014

1979  On this day in history billy Martin issues a public apology to Reno sportswriter Ray Hagar  

1979  USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakhstan/Semipalitinsk USSR on May - 24.  

1979  On May - 24 jan Arvan, actor (Red Skelton Show, Zorro), dies  

1980  "Rock Lobster" by B-52's hits #56 on this day in history.  

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

1980  On this day in history stanley Cup New York Islanders beat Philadelphia Flyers, 4 games to 2  

1980  On May - 24 stanley Cup: New York Islanders beat Philadelphia Flyers, 4 games to 2  

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

1981  On this day in history hostage situation ends at Central Bank in Barcelona Spain  

1981  George Jessel, actor (Diary of a Young Comic), dies at 83 on this day in history.  

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  On this day in history the Brooklyn Bridge, linking the New York boroughs of Brooklyn and Manhattan, opens to traffic  

1985  On this day in history "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 this day in history.  

1986  On May - 24 margaret Thatcher becomes first British PM to visit Israel  

1986  On this day in history reginald Huffstetler treds water for 985 hours  

1986  Stanley Cup Montréal Canadiens beat Calgary Flames, 4 games to 1 on this day in history.  

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

1986  On May - 24 stanley Cup: Montréal Canadiens beat Calgary Flames, 4 games to 1  

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 May - 24 john Moschitta set record for fast talking 586 words per minute  

1988  Porntip Nakhirunkanok, 19, of Thailand, crowned 37th Miss Universe on May - 24.  

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 May - 24.  

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 this day in history aC Milan wins 34th Europe Cup 1 at Barcelona  

1989  French war criminal Paul Touvier arrested in monastery in Nice on May - 24.  

1989  NHL's New York Rangers fire general manager & coach Phil Esposito on this day in history.  

1989  On this day in history weird Al Yankovic records his UHF soundtrack  

1989  On this day in history 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  William Gilbert, Essex England, physicist (researcher into magnetism) was born on this day in history.  

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 this day in history birth of john Maitland, Duke of Lauderdale (d. 1682)  

1619  Philips Wouwerman(s), Dutch painter was born on this day in history.  

1650  On May - 24 birth of john Churchill, 1st duke of Marlborough, English general strategist  

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

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.  

1153  On this day in history david I, King of Scotland, dies  

1351  Death of Abu al-Hasan 'Ali, Sultan of Morocco (b. circa 1297) on May - 24.  

1408  On this day in history death of taejo of Joseon, ruler of Korea (b. 1335)  

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 this day in history.  

1543  Nicolas Copernicus, astronomer, dies in Poland on this day in history.  

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