May 24th Holidays, Observances and Trivia
May 24th is full of a lot of quirky, silly and fun holidays. So read through the list and see if anything below makes you want to celebrate today! Then scroll down and see what has happened throughout history on May 24th.
- Asparagus Day
- Aviation Maintenance Technician Day
- Brother’s Day
- International Tiara Day
- National Escargot Day
- Scavenger Hunt Day
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May 24th Trivia
- 1819- Queen Victoria of the United Kingdom was born.
- 1830 – “Mary Had a Little Lamb” by Sarah Josepha Hale is published.
- 1883 – The Brooklyn Bridge in New York City is opened to traffic after 14 years of construction.
- 1961 – American civil rights movement: Freedom Riders are arrested in Jackson, Mississippi, for “disturbing the peace” after disembarking from their bus.
- Boreghol, which reached 40,230 feet before they had to stop due to lack of funding.
- 1941- Bob Dylan American singer-songwriter, and guitarist was born.
- 1945- Priscilla Presley Elvis’s wife, American actress and businesswoman was born.
- 1970- Engineers begin drilling the world’s deepest hole called The Kola Superdeep
- 1974- Duke Ellington. American pianist, composer, bandleader passed away.
- 2001- 23 die in the Jerusalem wedding hall disaster where guests fell through a third story floor.
- 2002 – Russia and the United States sign the Moscow Treaty.