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Historical Events Happened In May - 24

Wednesday, 10 February 2016

1979  Billy Martin issues a public apology to Reno sportswriter Ray Hagar on May - 24.  

1979  USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakhstan/Semipalitinsk USSR on this day in history.  

1979  On this day in history 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 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 this day in history.  

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

1983  On May - 24 fred Sinowatz succeeds Bruno Kreisky as chancellor of Austria  

1983  Supreme Court rules government can deny tax breaks to schools that racially discriminated against students on this day in history.  

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  Cyclone hits Bangladesh; about 10,000 die on May - 24.  

1986  On May - 24 country Singer Garth Brooks marries Sandy Mahl  

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

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 this day in history.  

1987  On this day in history al Unser Sr, 47, wins his 4th Indianapolis 500  

1987  On May - 24 hermione Ferdinanda Gingold, actress (Gigi, Music Man), dies at 89  

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 this day in history.  

1988  Power outage in Boston Garden in NHL's Stanley Cup finals on May - 24.  

1988  James "Hamish" Hamilton, Brit publisher (Salinger/Mitford), dies at 87 on May - 24.  

1988  On May - 24 john Moschitta set record for fast talking: 586 words per minute  

1989  On May - 24 "Indiana Jones & the Last Crusade" premieres  

1989  On May - 24 aC Milan wins 34th Europe Cup 1 at Barcelona  

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  On May - 24 weird Al Yankovic records his UHF soundtrack  

1989  Herwig Hensen [Flor Mielants], Flemish dramatist/poet, dies at 72 on May - 24.  

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Famous Birthdays In May - 24

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1522  On May - 24 birth of john Jewel, English bishop (d. 1571)  

1544  On this day in history birth of william Gilbert, Essex England, physicist (researcher into magnetism)  

1605  On May - 24 birth of nikon, [Nikita Minin], patriarch of Russian-orthodox church  

1610  Giovanni Battista Chinelli, composer was born on this day in history.  

1616  On this day in history birth of john Maitland, Duke of Lauderdale (d. 1682)  

1619  On this day in history birth of philips Wouwerman(s), Dutch painter  

1650  John Churchill, 1st duke of Marlborough, English general strategist was born on this day in history.  

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  On this day in history petronella, wife of earl Floris II the Vette of Holland/regent, dies  

1153  David I, King of Scotland, dies on May - 24.  

1351  Death of Abu al-Hasan 'Ali, Sultan of Morocco (b. circa 1297) on this day in history.  

1408  Death of Taejo of Joseon, ruler of Korea (b. 1335) on this day in history.  

1425  On May - 24 death of murdoch Stewart, 2nd Duke of Albany, Scottish politician (b. 1362)  

1456  On this day in history death of ambroise de Loré, French military commander (b. 1396)  

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

1612  Robert Cecil, 1st Earl of Salisbury/PM (1598-1612), dies at 48 on May - 24.  

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