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Historical Events Happened In May - 24

Thursday, 30 June 2016

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 this day in history.  

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  On this day in history iran rejects a call by the World Court in The Hague to release the American hostages  

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

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 May - 24.  

1981  On May - 24 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  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  On May - 24 cyclone hits Bangladesh; about 10,000 die  

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

1986  Margaret Thatcher becomes first British PM to visit Israel on May - 24.  

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

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

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

1987  Hermione Ferdinanda Gingold, actress (Gigi, Music Man), dies at 89 on this day in history.  

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  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 May - 24.  

1989  NHL's New York Rangers fire general manager & coach Phil Esposito on May - 24.  

1989  On May - 24 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  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 May - 24.  

1616  John Maitland, Duke of Lauderdale (d. 1682) was born on this day in history.  

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

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)  

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

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

1408  On May - 24 death of taejo of Joseon, ruler of Korea (b. 1335)  

1425  Death of Murdoch Stewart, 2nd Duke of Albany, Scottish politician (b. 1362) on this day in history.  

1456  Death of Ambroise de Loré, French military commander (b. 1396) on this day in history.  

1543  Nicolas Copernicus, astronomer, dies in Poland on May - 24.  

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

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