May 24, 1976 in History

Day of the Week: Monday

Events in History

  • 1st commercial SST flight to North America (Concorde to Wash DC)
  • In the Judgment of Paris, wine testers rate wines from California higher than their French counterparts, challenging the notion of France being the foremost producer of the world's best wines.

Birthdays in History

  • Bob Maesen, Belgian flatwater canoer

Deaths in History

  • Henk Lankhorst, pacifist/Dutch MP (PSP), dies at 62
  • Melle J Oldeboerrigter ("Melle"), painter/cartoonist, dies at 65