What Happened on May 24, 1918

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • British officer General Poole lands at Murmansk, the Russian port on the Barents Sea
  • Cleveland beats Yankees 3-2 in 19th inning
  • Cleveland Indians Stan Coveleski sets club record for most innings pitched (19)

Famous Birthdays

  • Coleman Young, 1st African American Mayor of Detroit, born in Tuscaloosa, Alabama
  • D V Jennings, solicitor

Famous Deaths

  • Evan Williams, American oratorio tenor