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Historical Events In May - 24

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1961  27 Freedom Riders arrested in Jackson MS on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1961  Explorer (12) fails to reach Earth orbit on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1961  U S President Kennedy asks the nation to put a man on the moon by the end of the decade on May - 24.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1962  M Scott Carpenter aboard Aurora 7 launched into earth orbit on May - 24.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1963  The first Lockheed A-12 to crash, CIA pilot Ken Collins ejects safely on May - 24.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1963  Elmore James, blues guitarist, dies at 45 of a heart attack on May - 24.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1964  18th Tony Awards Luther & Hello Dolly win on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1964  On May - 24 beatles' 3rd appearance on Ed Sullivan  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1964  On May - 24 panic in Lima Peru soccer stadium, kills 300  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1964  On this day in history 18th Tony Awards: Luther & Hello Dolly win  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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1965  On this day in history supreme Court declares federal law allowing post office to intercept communist propaganda is unconstitutional  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1966  On this day in history "Mame" opens at Winter Garden Theater NYC for 1508 performances  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1968  Haiti closes down shortwave station 4VEH for 40 days on May - 24.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1968  On this day in history mick Jagger & Marianne Faithfull arrested for drug possession  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1968  On this day in history president De Gaulle proposes referendum & students set fire to Paris bourse  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1968  The Gateway Arch, located in St Louis, Missouri, is dedicated on May - 24.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1968  Bernard Rogers, composer (Warrior, Passion), dies at 75 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1969  Beatles' "Get Back" single goes #1 & stays #1 for 5 weeks on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1969  The birth of Yasser Arafat, Palestinian leader on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1969  On May - 24 mitzi Green, actress (Huckleberry Finn, Tom Sawyer), dies at 48  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1970  Peter Queen quits Fleetwood Mac to join a religious cult on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1971  On this day in history a commuter bus plunges into Panama Canal, killing 38 of 43 aboard  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1972  On May - 24 glasgow Rangers wins 12th Europe Cup II at Barcelona  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1972  On this day in history uS performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1972  On May - 24 asta Nielsen, actress (Joyless Street), dies at 88  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1974  Dean Martin Show, last airs on NBC-TV on May - 24.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1974  Duke Ellington, blues singer, dies of cancer at 75 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1975  Dutch Government of De Uyl decides to obtain some F-16's on May - 24.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1975  Soyuz 18B carries 2 cosmonauts to space station Salyut 4 on May - 24.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1976  Muhammad Ali TKOs Richard Dunn in 5 for heavyweight boxing title on May - 24.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1976  On May - 24 the first commercial SST flight to North America (Concorde to Washington DC)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1976  On this day in history henk Lankhorst, pacifist/Dutch MP (PSP), dies at 62  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1977  On May - 24 uSSR President Podgorny resigns  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1978  On May - 24 dutch Investment bill (WIR) law goes into effect  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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Famous Birthdays In May - 24

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1522  John Jewel, English bishop (d. 1571) was born on May - 24.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1544  William Gilbert, Essex England, physicist (researcher into magnetism) was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1605  On this day in history birth of nikon, [Nikita Minin], patriarch of Russian-orthodox church  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1610  Giovanni Battista Chinelli, composer was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1616  John Maitland, Duke of Lauderdale (d. 1682) was born on May - 24.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1619  On May - 24 birth of philips Wouwerman(s), Dutch painter  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1671  On May - 24 birth of gian Gastone de' Medici, Grand Duke of Tuscany (d. 1737)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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1144  Petronella, wife of earl Floris II the Vette of Holland/regent, dies on May - 24.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1153  On May - 24 david I, King of Scotland, dies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1408  Death of Taejo of Joseon, ruler of Korea (b. 1335) on May - 24.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1456  Death of Ambroise de LorĂ©, French military commander (b. 1396) on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1543  On this day in history nicolas Copernicus, astronomer, dies in Poland  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1612  Robert Cecil, 1st Earl of Salisbury/PM (1598-1612), dies at 48 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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