What Happened on May 24, 1966

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • "Mame" opens at Winter Garden Theater NYC for 1508 performances

Famous Birthdays

  • Eric Cantona, French footballer
  • Ricky Craven, American NASCAR driver
  • Tony Jones, NFL tackle (Cleveland Browns, Denver Broncos-Super Bowl 32)

Famous Deaths

Person of interestJim Barnes

Jim Barnes, English golfing pioneer (4 major wins), dies at 80

Pioneering Golfer Jim Barnes
Pioneering Golfer
Jim Barnes