Historical Events In May - 24
Friday, 03 July 2020
1990 Andre Dawson receives a record 5 intentional walks in a game on May - 24.
1990 Stanley Cup Edmonton Oilers beat Boston Bruins, 4 games to 1 on May - 24.
1990 On May - 24 stanley Cup: Edmonton Oilers beat Boston Bruins, 4 games to 1
1991 On this day in history gene Clark, folk-rocker (Byrds-Tambourine Man), dies at 49
1992 Jay Leno makes his Tonight Show debut as permanent host, succeeding Johnny Carson on May - 24.
1992 Joan Sanderson, actress (Young Wives' Tale, Fawlty Towers), dies at 79 on this day in history.
1993 Eritrea achieved independence from Ethiopia after 30-year civil war on this day in history.
1993 On this day in history kim Basinger files for bankruptcy to avoid paying $7.4 million settlement
1993 Kurd rebellion kills 33 soldiers & 5 citizens in Turkey on this day in history.
1993 On May - 24 jesus Posadas Ocampo, Mexican cardinal/archbishop, shot dead at 66
1994 Poison singer Bret Michaels gets into a car crash on this day in history.
1994 On May - 24 jean-Pierre E Plooij, Dutch writer (Bird House), dies at 48
1995 Harold Wilson, British PM (1964-70, 74-76), dies of cancer at 79 on this day in history.
1996 "Spy Hard" starring Leslie Nielsen is released on May - 24.
1996 On this day in history alexander Langsdorf, physicist, dies at 83
1997 Actor Tim Allen arrested for drunk driving in Michigan on this day in history.
1997 Edward Mulhare, actor (Ghost & Mrs Muir), dies of lung cancer at 74 on May - 24.
2006 East Timor's Foreign Minister Horta officially requests military assistance from the governments of Australia, New Zealand, Malaysia and Portugal on this day in history.
2007 On this day in history general election in the Republic of Ireland. Taoiseach Bertie Ahern and his Fianna Fáil party win a majority of seats for the third election in a row.
2013 Rafael CorreaÂ is sworn into a third term asÂ President of Ecuador on May - 24.
2014 On this day in history yingluck Shinawatra, former prime minister of Thailand, is detained by army after a military coup
2017 UEFA Europa League won by Manchester United 2-0 against Ajax in Stockholm on this day in history.
2018 Record US fentanyl seizure of 120lbs (54kg) confirmed by police in Nebraska in April, enough to kill 26 million people, one of largest drug busts in US history on this day in history.
2018 On this day in history actor Morgan Freeman accused of sexual harassment by several women in CNN report
2018 At least 14 children reported mauled to death by wild dogs near Khairabad, India after closure of slaughterhouses on this day in history.
2018 On this day in history uS President Donald Trump cancels summit with North and South Korea because of hostile statements from North Korea
2018 US President Trump posthumously pardons boxer Jack Johnson for racially orientated criminal conviction - transporting a white woman across state lines on May - 24.
2018 On this day in history world's largest cat-proof fence (44km) completed at Newhaven Wildlife Sanctuary, central Australia to protest endangered species
2018 Bangladeshi police reported to have shot 52 suspected drug traffickers in anti-narcotics crackdown in 10 days on May - 24.
2018 US President Trump signs into law the Economic Growth, Regulatory Relief and Consumer Protection Act easing financial regulations and reducing oversight for banks on this day in history.
2018 Foreign journalists report that tunnels in the Punggye-ri nuclear test site have been destroyed by the North Korean government in a move to reduce regional tensions on May - 24.
2019 A prison riot in Acarigua, Venezuela, leaves 29 prisoners dead and 19 guards injured.May 26 - Amazonas prison massacres: More than 50 prisoners are killed in a series of riots at four different prisons in Amazonas, Brazil on May - 24.