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 This day in History - May 24
434 Historic Events for May 24
1990

Andre Dawson receives a record 5 intentional walks in a game

Event
1990

Stanley Cup: Edmonton Oilers beat Boston Bruins, 4 games to 1

Event
1991

Gene Clark, folk-rocker (Byrds-Tambourine Man), dies at 49

Death
1992

Joan Sanderson, actress (Young Wives' Tale, Fawlty Towers), dies at 79

Death
1992

Al Unser Jr wins Indy 500

Event
1992

Colleen Walker wins LPGA Corning Golf Classic

Event
1992

Pat Bradley wins J C Penney/LPGA Skins Game Golf Tournament

Event
1992

Despite trailing 7-1, NY Yanks tie Milwaukee Brewers and then score 1 in 9th to avoid 5th straight extra inning game

Event
1993

Milton O Thompson, astronaut (Dynasoar, X-15), dies at 66

Death
1993

Jesus Posadas Ocampo, Mexican cardinal/archbishop, shot dead at 66

Death
1993

Eritrea achieved independence from Ethiopia after 30-year civil war

Event
1993

Kim Basinger files for bankruptcy to avoid paying $7.4M settlement

Event
1993

Kurd rebellion kills 33 soldiers and 5 citizens in Turkey

Event
1994

Poison singer Bret Michaels gets into a car crash

Event
1994

Yehuda Mor-Mirkovsky, Israeli kibbutz-founder, dies at 96

Death
1994

Sandor Lakatos, Hungarian violist/orchestra leader, dies at 69

Death
1994

John Barrington Wain, author, dies at 69

Death
1994

Jean-Pierre E Plooij, Dutch writer (Bird House), dies at 48

Death
1995

Mike Pyne, jazz Pianist, dies at 54

Death
1995

Harold Wilson, British PM (1964-70, 74-76), dies of cancer at 79

Death
1996

Joseph Mitchell, writer, dies at 87

Death
1996

Harry Campion, statistician, dies at 91

Death
1996

Jack McCarthy, kiddie show host (Popeye), dies of cancer at 81

Death
1996

Matthew Eappen, Boston Mass, baby murdered by nanny Louise Woodward

Birth
1996

John Abbott, British actor (Lady Jane, Quest), dies at 90

Death