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 This day in History - May 24
434 Historic Events for May 24
1933

Hemchandra Tukaram Dani, cricketer (Test Ind v Pak, 1-19, ct 1, DNB)

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1933

Christopher Staughton, British Lord Justice of Appeal

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1933

Joaqu¬°n Vaquero Turcios, Spanish painter

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1933

Tony Mullett, dir-general (National Criminal Intelligence Service)

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1934

Jane Byrne, (Mayor-D-Chic)

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1934

Colombia and Peru sign accord about harbor city Leticia

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1935

1st major league night baseball game, in Cincinnati (Reds 2, Phil 1)

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1935

Swedish princess Ingrid marries Danish crown prince Frederik (IX)

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1936

Tony Lazerri 2 grand slams (11 RBIs); Ben Chapman sets record by reaching 1st 7 times safely, Yanks beat A's 25-2

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1936

Dutch bishops forbid membership of Nazi party

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1936

Harold Budd, composer

Birth
1938

Tommy Chong, Edmonton, Alberta, comedian/actor (Cheech and Chong)

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1938

Glen Hall, cricket leg-spinner (S African in one Test v England 1964)

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1939

Gert J Schutte, Dutch MP (GPV)

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1940

Dutch army demobilizes

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1940

German tanks reach Atrecht France

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1940

Hitler affirms Gen von Rundstedts "Stopbevel"

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1940

Dutch Queen Wilhelmina speaks on BBC radio

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1940

NY Giants rip Boston Bees 8-1 in 1st night game at Polo Grounds

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1940

1st night game at St Louis Sportsman Park (Indians 3, Browns 2)

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1940

1st night game at NY's Polo Grounds (Giants 8, Braves 1)

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1940

Joseph Brodsky, USSR, author (Less than 1, Nobel 1987)

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1940

Gary Burghoff, Bristol CT, actor (Radar-M*A*S*H)

Birth
1941

Martin Mogg, governor (British Durham Prison)

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1941

Tony Valentino, rocker (Standells-Dirty Water)

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