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 This day in History - May 24
434 Historic Events for May 24
1941

Konrad Boehmer, composer

Birth
1941

Brian Dennis, composer

Birth
1941

Bob Dylan, [Zimmerman], Minn, singer/songwriter (Blowin' in Wind)

Birth
1941

Bismarck sinks British battle cruiser HMS Hood, 1,416 die 3 survive

Event
1941

Andres Garcia, Santo Domingo Dom Rep, actor (Tiger Shark)

Birth
1941

Lancelot Holland, British vice-admiral ((WW II/Hood), dies in battle

Death
1941

Baroness Hollis of Heigham, history lecturer (U of East Anglia)

Birth
1942

Sarah Dash, Trenton NJ, rocker (LaBelle-Lady Marmalade)

Birth
1942

Derek Quinn, guitarist (Freddie and Dreamers-I'm Telling You Now)

Birth
1942

Ali Bacher, cricketer (South African batsman and capt in 60's)

Birth
1943

Vladimir I Nemirovitch-Dantshenko, Russian playwright, dies at 84

Death
1943

Admiral D”nitz stops U-boat in Atlantic Ocean

Event
1943

U-441 shoots Sunderland seaplane down over Gulf of Biskaje

Event
1943

James Levine, British conductor

Birth
1944

Patti LaBelle, [Holt], Phila Pa, singer (LaBelle-Lady Marmalade)

Birth
1944

Arthur Brown, rock vocalist (Fire) [or Jun 24]

Birth
1944

Enver Hoxha becomes head of Albania anti fascists

Event
1944

Icelandic voters severe all ties with Denmark

Event
1945

Priscilla Presley, Bkln NY, actress (Jenna-Dallas, Naked Gun)

Birth
1945

Richard Ottaway, MP

Birth
1945

Steven Norris, British MP

Birth
1946

Bill Dickey replaces Joe McCarthy as Yankee manager

Event
1946

Irina Kirszenstein Szewinska, Lenningrad, long jumper (Oly-bron-1972)

Birth
1946

Steve Upton, rock drummer (Wishbone Ash-There's the Rub, Locked In)

Birth
1946

Jeremy Treglown, English scholar/editor (TLS)

Birth