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 This day in History - May 24
434 Historic Events for May 24
1947

Mike Reid, Altoona Penn, country singer (Walk on Faith)

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1947

Luke Rittner, sect-gen (Arts Council)

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1948

Alfred Kastner, composer, dies at 78

Death
1948

Benjamin Brittens "Beggar's Opera," premieres in Cambridge

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1949

John Illsley, rocker (Dire Straits)

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1950

Jo Ann Washam, LPGA golfer

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1951

Rob Baker, rock drummer (Red Rider)

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1951

Pat Bradley, golfer (leader in LPGA career earnings)

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1951

Ronald A Parise, Warren Ohio, PhD/astronaut (STS 35, STS 67)

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1951

Racial segregation in Wash DC restaurants ruled illegal

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1951

US performs nuclear test at Enwetak (atmospheric tests)

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1951

Willie Mays begins playing for NY Giants

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1953

Cor Hermus, actor (Bleeke Bet, William of Orange, Jantes), dies at 63

Death
1953

Nell Campbell, [Laura], Sydney Australia, actress (Rocky Horror)

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1953

Pope Pius XII publishes encyclical Doctor Mellifluus

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1953

Alfred Molina, London, actor (Enchanted April, Prick up your Ears)

Birth
1954

German airline Lufthansa forms

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1954

Dr Peter Murray Marshall becomes 1st black to head an AMA unit

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1954

1st rocket attains 150 mi (241 km) altitude, White Sands, NM

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1954

IBM announces vacuum tube "electronic" brain that could perform 10 million operations an hour

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1955

Rosanne Cash, Memphis Tn, country singer (Seven Year Ache, I Wonder)

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1955

Thad Ackel, horse trainer

Birth
1956

Guy Kibbee, actor (Capt Blood, Babes in Arms), dies at 74

Death
1956

Helen Terry, rocker (Now You're Mine)

Birth
1957

Anti American riots breakout in Taipei, Taiwan

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