The first Concorde expedition starts from London to Washington

May 24 is the 144th day of the year (145th in leap years) according to the Gregorian calendar. The number of days left before the end of the year is 221.

Railways

  • May 24, 1882 Mersin-Adana line proposal by Mehmet Nahid Bey and Kostaki Teodoridi Efendi is sent from the application to the Nafia Commission.
  • May 24, 1924 The Anadolu-Baghdad Railway Directorate is created to nationalize the Anatolian Railway Company, operated by foreign companies.
  • May 24, 1983 Opening of the TCDD nursery and day care center in Ankara.

Olaylar

  • 1040 – Creation of the Seljuk State.
  • 1218 – During the Fifth Crusade, the Crusaders leave the city of Akka to the Ayyubids.
  • 1844 – American inventor Samuel Morse sent the first Morse code message, which was his invention, from the US Congress building to a Baltimore train station, in an experiment attended by members of the US Senate.
  • 1883 – The Brooklyn Bridge in New York, which took 14 years to build, opens to traffic.
  • 1921 – Indian-born British spy Mustafa Sagir is executed in Ankara.
  • 1921 – Sacco and Vanzetti trials begin in the United States.
  • 1940 – Igor Sikorsky makes the first successful single-engine helicopter flight.
  • 1941 – During the Battle of the Danish Channel, the British battleship HMS Hood is sunk by the DKM Bismarck.
  • 1943 – Doctor Josef Mengele, nicknamed “the angel of death”, takes office in the Auschwitz concentration camp in Poland. Mengele was known for his horrific experiments on inmates.
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  • 1956 – The first Eurovision Song Contest takes place in Lugano, Switzerland. The singing competition, in which 7 countries took part, was performed by Lys Assia, who competed on behalf of the host Switzerland, Refrain song named kazanwas.
  • 1961 – The revolt in the prison of Imrali island, where 2 prisoners were held, is suppressed.
  • 1964 – Mayhem breaks out at a football match in Peru: 135 people are killed.
  • 1976 – Concorde’s first voyage from London to Washington begins.
  • 1979 – The first Turkish aircraft, “Mavi Işık 85-XA”, 79% of which was produced with domestic materials, performed a successful test flight at the Kayseri Supply Center.
  • 1981 – Turkish Airlines Golden Horn plane is hijacked to Bulgaria by 4 people. Activists demanded that 47 of their supporters be released from prison, but they were arrested the following day.
  • 1983 – When it was revealed that Hülya Avşar, who had been chosen as Miss Turkey in the contest organized by Bulvar newspaper, was married, the second beautiful Dilara Haraççı was declared queen.
  • 1989 – Start of forced migration from Bulgaria to Turkey.
  • 1991 – Israel begins bringing Ethiopian Jews to Israel in a military operation called Operation Solomon.
  • 1993 – PKK ambush: PKK members ambushed on the Bingöl-Elazig highway and killed 33 unarmed soldiers.
  • 1993 – Eritrea becomes independent from Ethiopia. kazanwas.
  • 2000 – Israel ends its 22-year occupation in southern Lebanon.
  • 2003 – Sertab Erener, who competed for Turkey in the 48th Eurovision Song Contest held in Riga, the capital of Latvia, all the ways i can with Kazanwas song.
  • 2004 – Cell phones are banned in North Korea.
  • 2008 – Dima Bilan, Believe With the song “Eurovision” he brought the first place to Russia.
  • 2014 – An earthquake with a magnitude of 6.5 occurred off the island of Samothrace in the Aegean Sea.

births

  • 15 BC – Germanicus (Julius Caesar Claudianus), Roman general (died 19)
  • 1544 – William Gilbert, English physician and physicist (died 1603)
  • 1686 – Gabriel Fahrenheit, German physicist and inventor of the mercury thermometer (died 1736)
  • 1743 – Jean-Paul Marat, French scientist and physician (died 1793)
  • 1794 – William Whewell, English polymath, scientist, Anglican priest, philosopher, theologian and historian of science (died 1866)
  • 1802 – Alexandre Orbeliani, Georgian Romantic poet, playwright, journalist and historian (died 1869)
  • 1819 – Victoria I, Queen of the United Kingdom (died 1901)
  • 1905 – Mikhail Sholokhov, Russian writer and Nobel laureate (died 1984)
  • 1911 – Ne Win, Burmese dictator (died 2002)
  • 1914 – Herbert L. Anderson, American nuclear physicist who contributed to the Manhattan Project (died 1988)
  • George Tabori, Hungarian theater director, writer, screenwriter (died 2007)
  • 1928 – Adrian Frutiger, Swiss writer and artist (died 2015)
  • 1931 – Michael Lonsdale, French actor and painter (died 2020)
  • 1932 – Arnold Wesker, English theater and film screenwriter (died 2016)
  • 1937 – Charly Antolini, Swedish drummer and jazz musician
  • 1937 – Archie Shepp, American jazz saxophonist
  • 1938 – Prince Buster, Jamaican reggae and rock musician, singer and songwriter (died 2016)
  • 1940 – Joseph Brodsky, Russian poet (died 1996)
  • 1941 – Bob Dylan, American musician, writer and Nobel laureate
  • 1942 – Hannu Mikkola, Finnish speedway driver, former World Rally Champion (died 2021)
  • 1944 – Patti LaBelle, American singer, writer, actress and entrepreneur
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  • 1946 – Ayten Uncuoğlu, Turkish actress
  • 1946 – Tansu Çiller, Turkish economist, academic and politician (first female Prime Minister of Turkey)
  • 1946 – Thomas Nordahl, former Swedish football player and sports commentator
  • 1946 – Irena Szewińska, former Polish Olympian in track and field (died 2018)
  • 1949 – James Broadbent, English actor and winner of the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor
  • 1951 – Jean-Pierre Bacri – French actor and screenwriter (died 2021)
  • 1953 – Alfred Molina, English stage and film actor
  • 1956 – Sean Kelly, former Irish professional racing cyclist
  • 1959 – Emire Eren Keskin, Turkish lawyer
  • 1960 – Kristin Scott Thomas, British-French actress
  • 1964 – Ray Stevenson, Irish-English actor
  • 1965 – John C. Reilly, American actor
  • 1966 – Eric Cantona, French footballer
  • 1967 – Tamer Karadağlı, Turkish actor
  • 1968 – Emrah Yücel, Turkish graphic designer
  • 1970 – Gulay, Turkish singer
  • 1973 – Jill Johnson, Swedish singer-songwriter
  • 1973 – Ruslana, Ukrainian singer, dancer, producer, composer
  • 1974 – Dan Houser, English game producer, writer and voice actor
  • 1979 – Tracy McGrady, American professional basketball player who played in the NBA
  • 1981 – Kenan Bajramović, Bosnian national basketball player
  • 1981 – Penny Taylor, Australian basketball player
  • 1982 – Elvis Beasley, American midfielder
  • 1982 – Víctor Bernárdez is a Honduran international footballer.
  • 1982 – Damien Chrysostome, Beninese national footballer
  • 1983 – Custódio Castro, former Portuguese footballer
  • 1983 – Žydrūnas Karčemarskas, former Lithuanian footballer
  • 1984 – Lucien Aubey, Congolese national footballer
  • 1984 – Alma Zadić is an Austrian lawyer and politician.
  • 1985 – Cemre Atmaca, Turkish actress
  • 1985 – Jordi Gómez, Spanish footballer
  • 1986 – Ludovic Baal, French footballer
  • 1986 – Saul Berjón, Spanish footballer
  • 1986 – Ladislas Douniama is a Congolese footballer.
  • 1986 – Jordan Metcalfe, English actor
  • 1986 – Evandro Roncatto, Brazilian footballer
  • 1986 – Abdulaziz Tevfik, Egyptian national footballer
  • 1987 – Fabio Fognini, Italian professional tennis player
  • 1987 – Deborah François, Belgian actress
  • 1987 – Damir Kedžo, Croatian singer
  • 1988 – Daniella Álvarez, Colombian model
  • 1988 – Ilya Ilyin, Kazakh weightlifter
  • 1988 – Ramón Osni Moreira Lage is a Brazilian former footballer.
  • 1989 – Izu Azuka is a Nigerian footballer.
  • 1989 – Yannick Bolasie, French-born Congo DC national footballer
  • 1989 – Cauê is a Brazilian footballer.
  • 1989 – G-Eazy, American rapper
  • 1989 – Brianne Howey, American actress
  • 1989 – Kalin Lucas is an American professional basketball player.
  • 1989 – Adil Taarabt, Moroccan national footballer
  • 1990 – Daniel García Carrillo, Spanish footballer
  • 1990 – Sandra Vinces, Ecuadorian model
  • 1999 – Anderson Esiti is a Nigerian footballer.
  • 1994 – Naoki Kawaguchi, Japanese footballer
  • 1994 – Dimash Kudaibergen, Kazakh singer, composer
  • 1994 – Jarell Martin, American professional basketball player
  • 1994 – Rodrigo De Paul, Argentinian footballer
  • 1994 – Milda Valčiukaitė, Lithuanian rower
  • 1998 – Daisy Edgar-Jones, English actress

Armed

  • 189 – Eleuterus, ca. 174 – 189 (born?)
  • 1136 – Hugo de Payens, first Grand Master of the Templars (b. 1070)
  • 1524 – Shah Ismail, founder of the Turkish Safavid Empire (b. 1487)
  • 1543 – Mikolaj Copernicus, Polish astronomer and solar system explorer (b. 1473)
  • 1792 – George Brydges Rodney, naval officer in the Royal Navy of Great Britain (b. 1719)
  • 1817 – Juan Meléndez Valdés, Spanish neoclassical poet (b. 1754)
  • 1823 – Franz de Paula Adam von Waldstein, Austrian soldier, explorer, herbalist and naturalist (b. 1759)
  • 1848 – Annette von Droste-Hülshoff, German writer (b. 1797)
  • 1879 – William Lloyd Garrison, American social reformer (b. 1805)
  • 1903 – Marcel Renault, one of the three founders of the Renault automobile industry (born in 1872)
  • 1907 – Zacharie Astruc, French sculptor, painter, poet and art critic (born in 1833)
  • 1928 – Teotig, Armenian writer and yearbook author (b. 1873)
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  • 1948 – Jacques Feyder, Belgian film director and screenwriter (born 1885)
  • 1950 – Archibald Wavell, British soldier (b. 1883)
  • 1957 – İbnülemin Mahmut Kemal İnal, Turkish writer, historian, museologist and mystic (b. 1870)
  • 1959 – John Foster Dulles, American lawyer and politician (b. 1888)
  • 1965 – Ashot Madat, Turkish theater artist
  • 1973 – Selahattin Batu, Turkish veterinarian, academician, politician, literary scholar (b. 1905)
  • 1974 – Duke Ellington, American jazz musician (b. 1899)
  • 1979 – André Luguet, French film actor (born in 1892)
  • 1991 – İsmail Selen, Turkish soldier (murdered) (b. 1931)
  • 1995 – Harold Wilson, British politician and Prime Minister (b. 1916)
  • 2010 – Paul Gray, American bassist (Slipknot) (born 1972)
  • 2014 – Stormé DeLarverie, American activist (born in 1920)
  • 2015 – Tanith Lee, British comic, science fiction and writer (b. 1947)
  • 2016 – Burt Kwouk, Chinese-born British-British actor (born 1930)
  • 2017 – Denis Johnson, American author (born in 1949)
  • 2017 – Jared Martin, American film and television actor (born 1941)
  • 2017 – Pierre Seron, Belgian cartoonist and illustrator (born in 1942)
  • 2018 – Gudrun Burwitz, daughter of Reichsführer-SS Heinrich Himmler, prominent member of the Nazi Party (NSDAP) and chief architect of the Final Solution (b. 1929)
  • 2018 – Jerry Maren, American actor (born in 1920)
  • 2019 – Gianfranco Bozzao, former Italian footballer (born in 1936)
  • 2019 – Murray Gell-Mann, American physicist and Nobel laureate in physics (born 1929)
  • 2020 – Mukar Cholponbayev, Kyrgyz politician (born 1950)
  • 2020 – Makbul Hossain, Bangladeshi politician and businessman (b. 1950)
  • 2020 – Hussein Ahmed kanjoi, Pakistani politician (born in 1985)
  • 2020 – Lily Lian, French singer (born in 1917)
  • 2020 – Lucia Mee, Northern Irish activist (born 1999)
  • 2020 – Dinaldo Wanderley, Brazilian politician (born in 1950)
  • 2021 – John Davis, American singer (born in 1954)
  • 2021 – Banira Giri, Nepalese poet (born in 1946)
  • 2021 – Desiree Gould, American actress and businesswoman (born in 1945)
  • 2021 – Samuel E. Wright, American actor and singer (born in 1946)

Holidays and special occasions

  • May 24 Aviation Technicians Day