May 24, 1976 in History

Day of the Week: Monday

Events in History

  • 1st commercial SST flight to North America (Concorde to Washington, D.C.)
  • 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, born in Neerpelt, Pelt, Belgium

Deaths in History

  • Henk [Hendrik Johannes] Lankhorst, Dutch politician (PSP), dies at 62
  • Melle Oldeboerrigter, Dutch painter and cartoonist, dies at 65