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Historical Events Happened In May - 24

Wednesday, 17 September 2014

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

1979  On May - 24, 1979 in history uSSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakhstan/Semipalitinsk USSR  

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

1980  On May - 24, 1980 in history "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 this day in history.  

1980  On May - 24, 1980 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  Bobby Unser wins, loses, & wins a controversial Indianapolis 500 on May - 24, 1981 in history.  

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 May - 24, 1981 in history.  

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

1983  On this day in history 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  Cyclone hits Bangladesh; about 10,000 die on May - 24, 1985 in history.  

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

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

1986  On May - 24, 1986 in history reginald Huffstetler treds water for 985 hours  

1986  Stanley Cup Montréal Canadiens beat Calgary Flames, 4 games to 1 on May - 24, 1986 in history.  

1986  Gunnar Bjornstrand, actor (7th Seal, Devil's Eye), dies at 76 on May - 24, 1986 in history.  

1986  On May - 24, 1986 in history 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, 1987 in history.  

1988  On this day in history 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 this day in history.  

1988  On May - 24, 1988 in history 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  On this day in history "Indiana Jones & the Last Crusade" premieres  

1989  On May - 24, 1989 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 in history.  

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

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

1989  Herwig Hensen [Flor Mielants], Flemish dramatist/poet, dies at 72 on this day in history.  

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Famous Birthdays In May - 24

Famous People Born On This Day In History

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

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, 1610 in history.  

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

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

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

1671  On May - 24, 1671 in history 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  On May - 24, 1153 in history david I, King of Scotland, dies  

1351  On this day in history death of abu al-Hasan 'Ali, Sultan of Morocco (b. circa 1297)  

1408  Death of Taejo of Joseon, ruler of Korea (b. 1335) on May - 24, 1408 in history.  

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 May - 24, 1456 in history.  

1543  On May - 24, 1543 in history nicolas Copernicus, astronomer, dies in Poland  

1612  On May - 24, 1612 in history robert Cecil, 1st Earl of Salisbury/PM (1598-1612), dies at 48