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Historical Events Happened In May - 24

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

1979  On this day in history 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  On May - 24 stanley Cup: New York Islanders beat Philadelphia Flyers, 4 games to 2  

1981  On May - 24 bobby Unser wins, loses, & wins a controversial Indianapolis 500  

1981  On May - 24 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 May - 24 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 May - 24.  

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  On May - 24 country Singer Garth Brooks marries Sandy Mahl  

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

1986  Reginald Huffstetler treds water for 985 hours on this day in history.  

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 this day in history.  

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

1987  Hermione Ferdinanda Gingold, actress (Gigi, Music Man), dies at 89 on May - 24.  

1988  John Moschitta set record for fast talking 586 words per minute on May - 24.  

1988  On this day in history 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  On May - 24 james "Hamish" Hamilton, Brit publisher (Salinger/Mitford), dies at 87  

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 this day in history.  

1989  AC Milan wins 34th Europe Cup 1 at Barcelona on this day in history.  

1989  On this day in history french war criminal Paul Touvier arrested in monastery in Nice  

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

1989  Weird Al Yankovic records his UHF soundtrack on May - 24.  

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 May - 24 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 this day in history.  

1616  John Maitland, Duke of Lauderdale (d. 1682) was born on May - 24.  

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

1650  On this day in history 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  David I, King of Scotland, dies on this day in history.  

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

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

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 this day in history.