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Historical Events In May - 24

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1979  Billy Martin issues a public apology to Reno sportswriter Ray Hagar on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1979  USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakhstan/Semipalitinsk USSR on May - 24.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1979  Jan Arvan, actor (Red Skelton Show, Zorro), dies on May - 24.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1980  On this day in history "Rock Lobster" by B-52's hits #56  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1980  On this day in history iran rejects a call by the World Court in The Hague to release the American hostages  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1980  Stanley Cup: New York Islanders beat Philadelphia Flyers, 4 games to 2 on May - 24.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1981  On May - 24 bobby Unser wins, loses, & wins a controversial Indianapolis 500  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1981  Hostage situation ends at Central Bank in Barcelona Spain on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1981  On this day in history george Jessel, actor (Diary of a Young Comic), dies at 83  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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1983  On May - 24 fred Sinowatz succeeds Bruno Kreisky as chancellor of Austria  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1983  Supreme Court rules government can deny tax breaks to schools that racially discriminated against students on May - 24.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1983  The Brooklyn Bridge, linking the New York boroughs of Brooklyn and Manhattan, opens to traffic on May - 24.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1985  "View to a Kill" premieres in US on May - 24.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1985  Cyclone hits Bangladesh; about 10,000 die on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1986  On May - 24 country Singer Garth Brooks marries Sandy Mahl  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1986  On this day in history margaret Thatcher becomes first British PM to visit Israel  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1986  On May - 24 reginald Huffstetler treds water for 985 hours  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1986  On this day in history stanley Cup Montréal Canadiens beat Calgary Flames, 4 games to 1  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1986  On May - 24 gunnar Bjornstrand, actor (7th Seal, Devil's Eye), dies at 76  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1986  Stanley Cup: Montréal Canadiens beat Calgary Flames, 4 games to 1 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1987  Al Unser Sr, 47, wins his 4th Indianapolis 500 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1987  On May - 24 hermione Ferdinanda Gingold, actress (Gigi, Music Man), dies at 89  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1988  John Moschitta set record for fast talking 586 words per minute on May - 24.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1988  Porntip Nakhirunkanok, 19, of Thailand, crowned 37th Miss Universe on May - 24.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1988  Power outage in Boston Garden in NHL's Stanley Cup finals on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1988  On this day in history james "Hamish" Hamilton, Brit publisher (Salinger/Mitford), dies at 87  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1988  On this day in history john Moschitta set record for fast talking: 586 words per minute  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1989  "Indiana Jones & the Last Crusade" premieres on May - 24.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1989  On May - 24 aC Milan wins 34th Europe Cup 1 at Barcelona  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1989  French war criminal Paul Touvier arrested in monastery in Nice on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1989  On this day in history nHL's New York Rangers fire general manager & coach Phil Esposito  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1989  Weird Al Yankovic records his UHF soundtrack on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1989  On May - 24 herwig Hensen [Flor Mielants], Flemish dramatist/poet, dies at 72  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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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  On May - 24 birth of giovanni Battista Chinelli, composer  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1619  On this day in history birth of philips Wouwerman(s), Dutch painter  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1650  On May - 24 birth of john Churchill, 1st duke of Marlborough, English general strategist  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1671  Gian Gastone de' Medici, Grand Duke of Tuscany (d. 1737) was born on May - 24.  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  David I, King of Scotland, dies on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1351  On May - 24 death of abu al-Hasan 'Ali, Sultan of Morocco (b. circa 1297)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1408  On this day in history death of taejo of Joseon, ruler of Korea (b. 1335)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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