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 This day in History - May 24
434 Historic Events for May 24
1902

Cleve's Bill Bradley is 1st ALer to hit a HR run in 4 consecutive games, not duplicated until Babe Ruth does it June 25, 1918

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1902

Empire Day 1st celebrated in Britain

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1903

Aram Katchaturian, Armenian composer, (Earth)

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1903

Hilding Hallnas, composer

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1904

Patrick Johnson, physicist

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1904

Kenneth Buckley, British rear-admiral

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1904

George Formby, [William Booth], Brit singer/comic (Let George Do It)

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1905

39th Belmont: Eugene Hildebrand aboard Tanya wins in 2:08

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1905

Zdenek Blazek, composer

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1905

Mikhail Sholokhov, USSR, writer (And Quiet Flows the Don, Nobel 1965)

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1906

Edmund Sargant, solicitor

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1906

John Mayo, director-general (Help the Aged)

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1908

John Masefields "Tragedy of Nan," premieres in London

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1908

Belgium Catholic socialist/liberal parliamentary election

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1908

Michael Roberts, historian

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1908

Kresimir Fribec, composer

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1909

Bristol University granted Royal Charter

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1909

Guillermo Diaz-Plaja, Spanish literary/poet (Lorca)

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1909

Louis Frnberg, writer

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1909

Wilbur Mills, (Rep-D-Ark)/involved with Fanne Foxe

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1910

Margers Zarins, composer

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1910

Nils-Eric Fougstedt, composer

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1912

Joseph Anthony, [Deuster], US director/actor (Matchmaker, Tomorrow)

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1912

Joan Hammond, British operatic soprano

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1913

Audrey Brown, England, 4 X 100m runner (Olympic-silver-1936)

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