Historical Events on May 24 (Part 2)

Events 201 - 227 of 227

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1997 Actor Tim Allen arrested for drunk driving in Mich

Actor Tim Allen
Actor
Tim Allen
  • 1997 STS 84 (Atlantis 19), lands
  • 1997 Telstar-5 Proton Launch, Successful
  • 1998 Indianapolis 500: Eddie Cheever Jr wins in 3:26:40.524 (233.604 km/h)
  • 1998 51st Cannes Film Festival: "Mia aioniotita kai mia mera" by Theo Angelopoulos wins the Palme d'Or
  • 1999 Venezuela enters the Antarctic Treaty System.
  • 2000 Israeli troops withdraw from southern Lebanon after 22 years of occupation.
  • 2000 8th UEFA Champions League Final: Real Madrid beats Valencia 3-0 at Saint-Denis
  • 2001 Mountain climbing: 15-year-old Sherpa Temba Tsheri becomes the youngest person to climb to the top of Mount Everest.
  • 2001 The Versailles wedding hall disaster in Jerusalem, Israel, kills 23 and injures over 200 in Israel's worst-ever civil disaster.
  • 2001 The Democrats gain control of the U.S. Senate for the first time since 1994 when Senator James Jeffords of Vermont abandons the Republican Party and declares himself an independent.
  • 2002 Russia and the United States sign the Moscow Treaty.
  • 2003 48th Eurovision Song Contest: Sertab Erener for Turkey wins singing "Everyway That I Can" in Riga
  • 2004 North Korea bans mobile phones.
  • 2008 53rd Eurovision Song Contest: Dima Bilan for Russia wins singing "Believe" in Belgrade
  • 2009 Indianapolis 500: Hélio Castroneves wins in 3:19:34.6427 (241.913 km/h)
  • 2009 62nd Cannes Film Festival: "The White Ribbon" directed by Michael Haneke wins the Palme d'Or
  • 2010 NHL Eastern Conference Final: Philadelphia Flyers beat Montreal Canadians, 4 games to 1
  • 2011 NHL Western Conference Finals: Vancouver Canucks beat San Jose Sharks, 4 games to 1
  • 2013 Rafael Correa is sworn into a third term as President of Ecuador
  • 2014 Yingluck Shinawatra, former prime minister of Thailand, is detained by army after a military coup
  • 2014 22nd UEFA Champions League Final: Real Madrid beats Atletico Madrid 4-1 at Lisbon
  • 2015 Indianapolis 500: Juan Pablo Montoya wins in 3:05:56.5286 (259.653 km/h)
  • 2015 Mumbai Indians defeat Chennai Super Kings to win the 2015 20/20 cricket Indian Premier League
  • 2015 68th Cannes Film Festival: "Dheepan" directed by Jacques Audiard wins the Palme d'Or
  • 2016 Kaduna state in Nigeria declares a state of emergency due to 'Tomato Ebola', as moth destroys 80% of tomato crops

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2016 Bill Cosby is ordered to stand trial in a sexual assault case in Norristown

Actor/Comedian Bill Cosby
Actor/Comedian
Bill Cosby