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May 24th, 2015 (May 24 2015)BirthJulius Caesar Germanicus, Roman commander (died in 19)Julius Caesar Quotes
May 24th, 2008 (May 24 2008)EventEmperor s Cup of SumoFirst European to win itKaloyan Mahlyanov
May 24th, 2008 (May 24 2008)EventNew Bengaluru International Airport opens in Bangalore, India. It replaced the old HAL Bangalore International Airport.
May 24th, 2008 (May 24 2008)DeathDick Martin American comedian (born in 1922)
May 24th, 2007 (May 24 2007)DeathBill Johnston, Australian cricket player (born in 1922)
May 24th, 2006 (May 24 2006)DeathHenry Bumstead, American art director (born in 1915)
May 24th, 2006 (May 24 2006)DeathMichal Zyczkowski, Polish technician (born in 1930)
May 24th, 2005 (May 24 2005)DeathCarl Amery, German writer (born in 1922)
May 24th, 2005 (May 24 2005)DeathArthur Haulot, Belgian journalist (born in 1913)
May 24th, 2005 (May 24 2005)DeathVivian Liberto, first wife of Johnny Cash (born in 1934)Johnny Cash Quotes
May 24th, 2004 (May 24 2004)EventCommunications in North Korea: North Korea bans mobile phones.
May 24th, 2004 (May 24 2004)DeathHenry Ries, American photographer (born in 1917)
May 24th, 2004 (May 24 2004)DeathMilton Shulman, Canadian author and critic (born in 1913)
May 24th, 2004 (May 24 2004)DeathEdward Wagenknecht, American literary critic (born in 1900)
May 24th, 2003 (May 24 2003)DeathRachel Kempson, English actress (born in 1910)
May 24th, 2002 (May 24 2002)EventRussia and the United States sign the Moscow Treaty.
May 24th, 2002 (May 24 2002)DeathWallace Markfield, American writer (born in 1926)
May 24th, 2001 (May 24 2001)EventMountain climbing: 15-year-old Sherpa Temba Tsheri becomes the youngest person to climb to the top of Mount Everest.
May 24th, 2001 (May 24 2001)EventThe Versailles wedding hall disaster in Jerusalem, Israel, kills 23 and injures over 200 in Israel s worst-ever civil disaster.
May 24th, 2001 (May 24 2001)EventThe Democrats gain control of the U.S. Senate for the first time since 1994 when Senator James Jeffords of Vermont abandons the Republican Party and declares himself an independent.
May 24th, 2000 (May 24 2000)EventIsraeli troops withdraw from southern Lebanon after 22 years of occupation.
May 24th, 2000 (May 24 2000)DeathKurt Schork, American reporter (born in 1947)
May 24th, 1999 (May 24 1999)EventVenezuela enters the Antarctic Treaty System.
May 24th, 1999 (May 24 1999)DeathOwen Hart, Professional Wrestler (b.1965)Owen Hart Quotes
May 24th, 1997 (May 24 1997)DeathEdward Mulhare, Irish actor (born in 1923)
May 24th, 1995 (May 24 1995)BirthPrince Joseph Wenzel of Liechtenstein
May 24th, 1995 (May 24 1995)DeathHarold Wilson, British politician (born in 1916)
May 24th, 1994 (May 24 1994)EventFour men convicted of bombing the World Trade Center in 1993 are each sentenced to 240 years in prison.
May 24th, 1993 (May 24 1993)EventEritrea gains its independence from Ethiopia.
May 24th, 1992 (May 24 1992)EventThe last Thai dictator, General Suchinda Kraprayoon, resigns following pro-democracy protests.Gene Ray Quotes
May 24th, 1992 (May 24 1992)BirthTravis T. Flory, American Actor
May 24th, 1992 (May 24 1992)DeathHitoshi Ogawa, Japanese racing driver (born in 1956)
May 24th, 1991 (May 24 1991)EventIsrael conducts Operation Solomon, evacuating Ethiopian Jews to Israel. Solomon Quotes
May 24th, 1991 (May 24 1991)BirthErika Umeda, Japanese singer
May 24th, 1991 (May 24 1991)DeathGene Clark, American singer and songwriter (The Byrds) (born in 1944)
May 24th, 1991 (May 24 1991)DeathMiriam di San Servolo, Italian actress (born in 1912)
May 24th, 1990 (May 24 1990)EventA car carrying American Earth First! activists Judi Bari and Darryl Cherney explodes in Oakland, California, critically injuring both.
May 24th, 1990 (May 24 1990)BirthJoey Logano, NASCAR Driver
May 24th, 1990 (May 24 1990)BirthLuke Temple, American Concert pianist
May 24th, 1989 (May 24 1989)EventSonia Sutcliffe, wife of the Yorkshire Ripper, is awarded a six-figure sum in damages after winning a libel action against Private Eye.
May 24th, 1989 (May 24 1989)BirthTara Correa-McMullen, American actress (died in 2005)
May 24th, 1988 (May 24 1988)EventSection 28 is passed as law by Parliament in the United Kingdom.
May 24th, 1988 (May 24 1988)BirthBilly Gilman, American singer
May 24th, 1987 (May 24 1987)BirthDominika Kasprzycka, Polish singer
May 24th, 1987 (May 24 1987)BirthGuillaume Latendresse, French-Canadian hockey player
May 24th, 1986 (May 24 1986)BirthJordan Metcalfe, English actor
May 24th, 1985 (May 24 1985)BirthTim Bridgman, British racing driver
May 24th, 1984 (May 24 1984)BirthSarah Hagan, American actress
May 24th, 1984 (May 24 1984)BirthBrodney Pool, American football player
May 24th, 1984 (May 24 1984)DeathVincent J. McMahon, American pro wrestling promoter (born in 1914)Vince McMahon Quotes
May 24th, 1982 (May 24 1982)EventLiberation of Khorramshahr, Iranians recapture of the port city of Khorramshahr from the Iraqis during the Iran-Iraq War.
May 24th, 1982 (May 24 1982)BirthIssah Ahmed, Ghana football player
May 24th, 1982 (May 24 1982)BirthDaMarcus Beasley, American soccer player
May 24th, 1981 (May 24 1981)BirthMarketa Janska, Czech model and Playboy Playmate
May 24th, 1980 (May 24 1980)EventThe International Court of Justice calls for the release of United States embassy hostages in Tehran, Iran. The hostages would not be freed until the following January.
May 24th, 1980 (May 24 1980)BirthCecilia Cheung, Hong Kong actress and singer
May 24th, 1979 (May 24 1979)BirthTracy McGrady, American basketball player
May 24th, 1979 (May 24 1979)BirthFrank Mir, American UFC fighter
May 24th, 1978 (May 24 1978)BirthBrian Ching, American soccer player
May 24th, 1978 (May 24 1978)BirthBryan Greenberg, American actor
May 24th, 1978 (May 24 1978)BirthBrad Penny, American baseball player
May 24th, 1978 (May 24 1978)BirthJohan Holmqvist, Swedish hockey player
May 24th, 1977 (May 24 1977)BirthKym Valentine. Australian actress
May 24th, 1976 (May 24 1976)EventThe London to Washington, D.C. Concorde service begins.
May 24th, 1976 (May 24 1976)BirthAlessandro Cortini, Italian musician
May 24th, 1976 (May 24 1976)BirthCatherine Cox, Australian netballer
May 24th, 1976 (May 24 1976)BirthBob Maesen, Belgian flatwater canoer
May 24th, 1975 (May 24 1975)BirthMarc Gagnon, Canadian short track speed skater
May 24th, 1975 (May 24 1975)BirthMaria Lawson, British Singer
May 24th, 1975 (May 24 1975)BirthYannis Goumas, Greek footballer Yanni Quotes
May 24th, 1974 (May 24 1974)BirthWill Sasso, Canadian actor and comedian
May 24th, 1974 (May 24 1974)BirthMasahide Kobayashi, Japanese baseball player
May 24th, 1974 (May 24 1974)DeathDuke Ellington, American composer and musician (born in 1899)Duke Ellington Quotes
May 24th, 1973 (May 24 1973)EventEarl Jellicoe resigns as Lord Privy Seal and Leader of the Lords.
May 24th, 1973 (May 24 1973)BirthBartolo Colon, Dominican baseball player
May 24th, 1973 (May 24 1973)BirthDermot O Leary, English television presenter
May 24th, 1973 (May 24 1973)BirthRuslana, Ukrainian singer
May 24th, 1972 (May 24 1972)BirthGreg Berlanti, American television writer and producer
May 24th, 1971 (May 24 1971)BirthKris Draper, Canadian ice hockey player (Detroit Red Wings)
May 24th, 1970 (May 24 1970)EventThe drilling of the Kola Superdeep Borehole begins in the Soviet Union.
May 24th, 1970 (May 24 1970)BirthTommy Page, American singer
May 24th, 1969 (May 24 1969)BirthRich Robinson, American musician (Black Crowes)
May 24th, 1969 (May 24 1969)DeathWilly Ley, German-born rocket scientist (born in 1906)
May 24th, 1968 (May 24 1968)EventFLQ separatists bomb the U.S. consulate in Quebec City.
May 24th, 1968 (May 24 1968)BirthMo Willems, American author and screenwriter
May 24th, 1967 (May 24 1967)BirthCarlos Hernandez, Venezuelan baseball player
May 24th, 1967 (May 24 1967)BirthSteve McDonald, American bassist (Redd Kross)
May 24th, 1966 (May 24 1966)BirthEric Cantona, French footballerEric Cantona Quotes
May 24th, 1966 (May 24 1966)BirthRicky Craven, American NASCAR driver
May 24th, 1965 (May 24 1965)BirthJohn C. Reilly, American actor
May 24th, 1965 (May 24 1965)BirthShinichiro Watanabe, Japanese anime director
May 24th, 1964 (May 24 1964)BirthAdrian Moorhouse, British swimmer
May 24th, 1964 (May 24 1964)BirthPat Verbeek, Canadian ice hockey player
May 24th, 1963 (May 24 1963)BirthIvan Capelli, Italian racing driver
May 24th, 1963 (May 24 1963)BirthMichael Chabon, American author
May 24th, 1963 (May 24 1963)BirthJoe Dumars, American basketball player
May 24th, 1963 (May 24 1963)BirthKathy Leander, Swiss singer
May 24th, 1963 (May 24 1963)BirthRich Rodriguez, American football coach
May 24th, 1963 (May 24 1963)DeathElmore James, American musician (born in 1918)
May 24th, 1962 (May 24 1962)EventProject Mercury: American astronaut Scott Carpenter orbits the Earth three times in the Aurora 7 space capsule.
May 24th, 1962 (May 24 1962)BirthGene Anthony Ray, American actor (died in 2003)Gene Ray Quotes
May 24th, 1961 (May 24 1961)EventAmerican civil rights movement: Freedom Riders are arrested in Jackson, Mississippi for "disturbing the peace" after disembarking from their bus.
May 24th, 1961 (May 24 1961)EventCyprus enters the Council of Europe.
May 24th, 1960 (May 24 1960)BirthKristin Scott Thomas, English actress
May 24th, 1960 (May 24 1960)BirthGuy Fletcher, British keyboardist (Dire Straits)
May 24th, 1959 (May 24 1959)BirthPelle Lindbergh, Swedish hockey player (died in 1985)
May 24th, 1959 (May 24 1959)DeathJohn Foster Dulles, United States Secretary of State (born in 1888)
May 24th, 1958 (May 24 1958)EventUnited Press International is formed through a merger of the United Press and the International News Service.
May 24th, 1956 (May 24 1956)EventConclusion of the Sixth Buddhist Council on Vesak Day, marking the 2,500 year anniversary after the Lord Buddha s Parinibbana.
May 24th, 1956 (May 24 1956)BirthMichael Jackson, Northern Irish clergymanMichael Jackson Quotes
May 24th, 1955 (May 24 1955)BirthRosanne Cash, American singer
May 24th, 1953 (May 24 1953)BirthAlfred Molina, London-born Spanish-Italian actor
May 24th, 1950 (May 24 1950)BirthLarry Seidlin, American judge
May 24th, 1950 (May 24 1950)DeathArchibald Wavell, British general (born in 1883)
May 24th, 1949 (May 24 1949)EventThe Soviet Union ends the 11-month Berlin Blockade.
May 24th, 1949 (May 24 1949)BirthJim Broadbent, English actor
May 24th, 1949 (May 24 1949)DeathAleksey Shchusev, Russian architect (born in 1873)
May 24th, 1948 (May 24 1948)DeathJacques Feyder, Belgian director and screenwriter (born in 1885)
May 24th, 1947 (May 24 1947)BirthMartin Winterkorn, German automotive executive
May 24th, 1947 (May 24 1947)DeathC. F. Ramuz, Swiss writer (born in 1878)
May 24th, 1946 (May 24 1946)BirthIrena Kirszenstein-Szewinska, Russian-born Polish athlete
May 24th, 1945 (May 24 1945)BirthPriscilla Presley, American actress
May 24th, 1945 (May 24 1945)DeathRobert Ritter von Greim, German field marshal (born in 1892)
May 24th, 1944 (May 24 1944)BirthPatti LaBelle, American singer
May 24th, 1943 (May 24 1943)EventHolocaust: Josef Mengele becomes chief medical officer of the Auschwitz concentration camp.Josef Mengele Quotes
May 24th, 1943 (May 24 1943)BirthGary Burghoff, American actor
May 24th, 1941 (May 24 1941)EventWorld War II: In the North Atlantic, the German Battleship Bismarck sinks the HMS Hood killing all but three crewmen on what was the pride of the Royal Navy.
May 24th, 1941 (May 24 1941)BirthBob Dylan, American singer and songwriterBob Dylan Quotes
May 24th, 1941 (May 24 1941)BirthGeorge Lakoff, American linguist and political activist
May 24th, 1941 (May 24 1941)DeathLancelot Holland, British admiral, died in sinking of the HMS Hood (51) (born in 1887)
May 24th, 1940 (May 24 1940)EventIgor Sikorsky performs the first successful single-rotor helicopter flight.
May 24th, 1940 (May 24 1940)BirthJoseph Brodsky, Russian-born poet, Nobel Prize laureate (died in 1996)Joseph Brodsky Quotes
May 24th, 1938 (May 24 1938)BirthTommy Chong, Canadian-born actor and comedian
May 24th, 1938 (May 24 1938)BirthDavid Viscott, American psychiatrist (died in 1996)
May 24th, 1936 (May 24 1936)BirthHarold Budd, American musician
May 24th, 1935 (May 24 1935)BirthJoan Micklin Silver, American director
May 24th, 1934 (May 24 1934)BirthJane Byrne, American politician
May 24th, 1934 (May 24 1934)BirthBarry Rose, English choir-trainer and organist
May 24th, 1932 (May 24 1932)BirthArnold Wesker, English dramatist
May 24th, 1931 (May 24 1931)BirthMichael Lonsdale, French actor
May 24th, 1930 (May 24 1930)EventAmy Johnson lands in Darwin, Northern Territory, becoming the first woman to fly from England to Australia (she left on May 5 for the 11,000 mile flight).
May 24th, 1930 (May 24 1930)BirthHans-Martin Linde, German conductor
May 24th, 1928 (May 24 1928)BirthWilliam Trevor, Irish writer
May 24th, 1926 (May 24 1926)BirthStanley Baxter, Scottish actor
May 24th, 1925 (May 24 1925)BirthMai Zetterling, Swedish-born entertainer (died in 1994)
May 24th, 1923 (May 24 1923)BirthSiobhan McKenna, Irish actress (died in 1986)
May 24th, 1921 (May 24 1921)EventThe trial of Sacco and Vanzetti opens.
May 24th, 1919 (May 24 1919)DeathAmado Nervo, Mexican poet (born in 1870)
May 24th, 1916 (May 24 1916)BirthRoden Cutler, Australian diplomat (died in 2002)
May 24th, 1915 (May 24 1915)EventWorld War I: Italy declares war on Austria-Hungary.
May 24th, 1914 (May 24 1914)BirthLilli Palmer, German-born actress (died in 1986)
May 24th, 1914 (May 24 1914)BirthGiuseppe Valdengo, Italian baritone (died in 2007)
May 24th, 1911 (May 24 1911)BirthBarbara West, English survivor of the Titanic sinking (died in 2007)
May 24th, 1909 (May 24 1909)BirthWilbur Mills, American politician (died in 1992)
May 24th, 1905 (May 24 1905)BirthMichail Aleksandrovich Sholokhov, Russian writer, Nobel Prize laureate (died in 1984)
May 24th, 1901 (May 24 1901)EventSeventy-eight miners die in the Caerphilly pit disaster in South Wales.
May 24th, 1901 (May 24 1901)BirthJose Nasazzi, Uruguayan footballer (died in 1968)
May 24th, 1900 (May 24 1900)EventSecond Boer War: The United Kingdom annexes the Orange Free State.
May 24th, 1900 (May 24 1900)BirthLionel Conacher, Canadian athlete and politician (died in 1954)
May 24th, 1900 (May 24 1900)BirthEduardo De Filippo, Italian actor and screenwriter (died in 1984)
May 24th, 1899 (May 24 1899)BirthSuzanne Lenglen, French tennis player (died in 1938)
May 24th, 1899 (May 24 1899)BirthHenri Michaux, French poet (died in 1984)
May 24th, 1895 (May 24 1895)EventHenry Irving becomes the first personage from the theatre to be knighted.
May 24th, 1895 (May 24 1895)BirthSamuel Irving Newhouse, American publisher (died in 1979)
May 24th, 1891 (May 24 1891)BirthWilliam F. Albright, American archeologist and Biblical scholar (died in 1971)
May 24th, 1887 (May 24 1887)BirthEdward "Mick" Mannock, Irish WWI flying ace (died in 1918)
May 24th, 1886 (May 24 1886)BirthPaul Paray, French conductor and composer (died in 1979)
May 24th, 1885 (May 24 1885)BirthSusan Sutherland Isaacs, English educational psychologist (died in 1948).
May 24th, 1883 (May 24 1883)EventThe Brooklyn Bridge in New York City is opened to traffic after 14 years of construction.
May 24th, 1883 (May 24 1883)DeathAbdel Kadir, Algerian leader (born in 1808)
May 24th, 1881 (May 24 1881)EventTurkey cedes Thessaly and Arta back to Greece.
May 24th, 1881 (May 24 1881)DeathSamuel Palmer, English artist (born in 1805)
May 24th, 1879 (May 24 1879)BirthH. B. Reese, American inventor of Reese s and founder (died in 1956)
May 24th, 1879 (May 24 1879)DeathWilliam Lloyd Garrison, American abolitionist and publisher (born in 1805)William Lloyd Garrison Quotes
May 24th, 1878 (May 24 1878)BirthLillian Moller Gilbreth, American engineer (died in 1972)
May 24th, 1876 (May 24 1876)DeathGeorgi Benkovski, Bulgarian revolutionary (born in 1843)
May 24th, 1872 (May 24 1872)DeathJulius Schnorr von Carolsfeld, German painter (born in 1794)
May 24th, 1870 (May 24 1870)BirthBenjamin Cardozo, American jurist (died in 1938)
May 24th, 1870 (May 24 1870)BirthJan Christiaan Smuts, Prime Minister of South Africa (died in 1950)Jan Christiaan Smuts Quotes
May 24th, 1868 (May 24 1868)BirthCharles E. Taylor, First aircraft maintenance professional (died in 1956)
May 24th, 1863 (May 24 1863)BirthGeorge Grey Barnard, American sculptor (died in 1938)
May 24th, 1861 (May 24 1861)EventAmerican Civil War: Union troops occupy Alexandria, Virginia.
May 24th, 1861 (May 24 1861)DeathElmer E. Ellsworth, American Civil War officer (born in 1837)
May 24th, 1856 (May 24 1856)EventJohn Brown and his men murder five slavery supporters at Pottawatomie Creek, Kansas.
May 24th, 1855 (May 24 1855)BirthArthur Wing Pinero, English playwright (died in 1934)
May 24th, 1854 (May 24 1854)BirthJohn Riley Banister, American law officer and cowboy (died in 1918)
May 24th, 1846 (May 24 1846)EventMexican-American War: General Zachary Taylor captures Monterrey.Zachary Taylor Quotes
May 24th, 1844 (May 24 1844)EventSamuel F. B. Morse sends the message "What hath God wrought" (a Bible quotation, Numbers 23:23) from the Old Supreme Court Chamber in the United States Capitol to his assistant, Alfred Vail, in Baltimore, Maryland.
May 24th, 1843 (May 24 1843)DeathSylvestre Francois Lacroix, French mathematician (born in 1765)
May 24th, 1836 (May 24 1836)BirthJoseph Rowntree, British social reformer (died in 1925)
May 24th, 1832 (May 24 1832)EventThe First Kingdom of Greece is declared in the London Conference.
May 24th, 1830 (May 24 1830)Event"Mary Had a Little Lamb" by Sarah Josepha Hale is published.
May 24th, 1830 (May 24 1830)EventThe first revenue trains in the United States begin service on the Baltimore and Ohio Rail Road between Baltimore, Maryland and Ellicott s Mills, Maryland.
May 24th, 1830 (May 24 1830)BirthAlexei Savrasov, Russian painter (died in 1897)
May 24th, 1822 (May 24 1822)EventBattle of Pichincha: Antonio Jose de Sucre secures the independence of the Presidency of Quito.
May 24th, 1819 (May 24 1819)BirthQueen Victoria of the United Kingdom (died in 1901)
May 24th, 1816 (May 24 1816)BirthEmanuel Leutze, German-born painter (died in 1868)
May 24th, 1810 (May 24 1810)BirthCharles Clark, Governor of Mississippi (died in 1877)
May 24th, 1810 (May 24 1810)BirthAbraham Geiger, German rabbi and scholar (died in 1874) Abraham Quotes
May 24th, 1806 (May 24 1806)DeathJohn Campbell, 5th Duke of Argyll, British field marshal (born in 1723)
May 24th, 1803 (May 24 1803)BirthAlexander von Nordmann, Finnish zoologist (died in 1866)
May 24th, 1798 (May 24 1798)EventIrish Rebellion of 1798 led by the United Irishmen against British rule begins.
May 24th, 1794 (May 24 1794)BirthWilliam Whewell, English scientist and philosopher (died in 1866)William Whewell Quotes
May 24th, 1792 (May 24 1792)DeathGeorge Brydges Rodney, 1st Baron Rodney, British naval officer (born in 1718)
May 24th, 1749 (May 24 1749)DeathGraf Valentin Potocki, Polish nobleman
May 24th, 1743 (May 24 1743)BirthJean-Paul Marat, French revolutionary (died in 1793)Jean-Paul Marat Quotes
May 24th, 1738 (May 24 1738)EventJohn Wesley is converted, essentially launching the Methodist movement; the day is celebrated annually by Methodists as Aldersgate Day.John Wesley Quotes
May 24th, 1734 (May 24 1734)DeathGeorg Ernst Stahl, German physician and chemist (born in 1660)
May 24th, 1725 (May 24 1725)DeathJonathan Wild, English criminal (born in 1682)
May 24th, 1689 (May 24 1689)EventThe English Parliament passes the Act of Toleration protecting Protestants. Roman Catholics are intentionally excluded.
May 24th, 1689 (May 24 1689)BirthDaniel Finch, 8th Earl of Winchilsea, English politician (died in 1769)
May 24th, 1686 (May 24 1686)BirthGabriel Fahrenheit, inventor and thermometer maker (died in 1736)
May 24th, 1671 (May 24 1671)BirthGian Gastone de Medici, Grand Duke of Tuscany (died in 1737)
May 24th, 1627 (May 24 1627)DeathLuis de Gongora, Spanish poet (born in 1561)
May 24th, 1626 (May 24 1626)EventPeter Minuit buys Manhattan.
May 24th, 1621 (May 24 1621)EventThe Protestant Union is formally dissolved.
May 24th, 1616 (May 24 1616)BirthJohn Maitland, Duke of Lauderdale (died in 1682)
May 24th, 1612 (May 24 1612)DeathRobert Cecil, 1st Earl of Salisbury, English statesman (born in 1563)
May 24th, 1595 (May 24 1595)EventNomenclator of Leiden University Library appears, the first printed catalog of an institutional library.
May 24th, 1544 (May 24 1544)BirthWilliam Gilbert, English natural philosopher (died in 1603) Philo Quotes
May 24th, 1543 (May 24 1543)DeathNicolaus Copernicus, Polish astronomer (born in 1473)Nicolaus Copernicus Quotes
May 24th, 1522 (May 24 1522)BirthJohn Jewel, English bishop (died in 1571)
May 24th, 1494 (May 24 1494)BirthPontormo, Italian painter (died in 1557)
May 24th, 1487 (May 24 1487)EventLambert Simnel is crowned as "King Edward VI" at Dublin, Ireland.
May 24th, 1456 (May 24 1456)DeathAmbroise de Lore, French military commander (born in 1396)
May 24th, 1425 (May 24 1425)DeathMurdoch Stewart, 2nd Duke of Albany, Scottish politician (born in 1362)
May 24th, 1408 (May 24 1408)DeathTaejo of Joseon, ruler of Korea (born in 1335)
May 24th, 1351 (May 24 1351)DeathAbu al-Hasan Ali, Sultan of Morocco (born in circa 1297)
May 24th, 1276 (May 24 1276)EventMagnus Ladulas is crowned King of Sweden in Uppsala Cathedral.
May 24th, 1218 (May 24 1218)EventThe Fifth Crusade leaves Acre for Egypt.
May 24th, 1153 (May 24 1153)DeathKing David I of Scotland (born in 1084)

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