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  • East Francia (Present Day Germany)
    Wednesday May 24, 0919

    Holy Roman Empire

    Henry the Fowler

    East Francia (Present Day Germany)
    Wednesday May 24, 0919

    On his deathbed, Conrad of Franconia yielded the crown to his main rival, Henry the Fowler of Saxony (r. 919–36), who was elected king at the Diet of Fritzlar in 919.




  • Mérida, Venezuela
    Monday May 24, 1813

    Simón Bolívar

    Bolívar entered Mérida

    Mérida, Venezuela
    Monday May 24, 1813

    This was the beginning of the Admirable Campaign. On 24 May, Bolívar entered Mérida, where he was proclaimed El Libertador ("The Liberator").




  • Moscow, Russian Empire
    Wednesday May 24, 1905

    1905 Russian Revolution

    300 Zemstvo and municipal representatives held three meetings in Moscow

    Moscow, Russian Empire
    Wednesday May 24, 1905

    On 24 and 25 May [O.S. 11 and 12 May] 1905, about 300 Zemstvo and municipal representatives held three meetings in Moscow, which passed a resolution, asking for popular representation at the national level.




  • Turkey (then Ottoman Empire)
    Monday May 24, 1915

    Armenian Genocide

    The Triple Entente warned Ottoman Empire

    Turkey (then Ottoman Empire)
    Monday May 24, 1915

    On 24 May 1915, the Triple Entente (Russian Empire, France & UK) warned the Ottoman Empire that "In view of these new crimes of Turkey against humanity and civilization, the Allied Governments announce publicly to the Sublime Porte that they will hold personally responsible for these crimes all members of the Ottoman Government, as well as those of their agents who are implicated in such massacres".




  • Darjeeling, in the lower Himalayas, India
    Sunday May 24, 1931

    Mother Teresa

    First Religious vows

    Darjeeling, in the lower Himalayas, India
    Sunday May 24, 1931

    She arrived in India in 1929 and began her novitiate in Darjeeling, in the lower Himalayas, where she learned Bengali and taught at St. Teresa's School near her convent. Teresa took her first religious vows on 24 May 1931. She chose to be named after Thérèse de Lisieux, the patron saint of missionaries; because a nun in the convent had already chosen that name, Agnes opted for its Spanish spelling (Teresa).




  • Corsica, France
    Saturday May 24, 1958

    Algerian War

    French paratroopers from the Algerian corps landed on Corsica

    Corsica, France
    Saturday May 24, 1958

    On May 24, French paratroopers from the Algerian corps landed on Corsica, taking the French island in a bloodless action, Opération Corse.




  • Washington D.C., U.S.
    Wednesday May 24, 1972

    Richard Nixon

    Nixon Approved a Five-year Cooperative Program

    Washington D.C., U.S.
    Wednesday May 24, 1972

    On May 24, 1972, Nixon approved a five-year cooperative program between NASA and the Soviet space program, culminating in the 1975 joint mission of an American Apollo and Soviet Soyuz spacecraft linking in space.


  • Beijing, China
    Wednesday May 24, 1989

    1989 Tiananmen Square protests

    The Authorities Ordered The Army to withdraw

    Beijing, China
    Wednesday May 24, 1989

    The army's entry into the city was blocked at its suburbs by throngs of protesters. Tens of thousands of demonstrators surrounded military vehicles, preventing them from either advancing or retreating. Protesters lectured soldiers and appealed to them to join their cause; they also provided soldiers with food, water, and shelter. Seeing no way forward, the authorities ordered the army to withdraw on 24 May. All government forces retreated to bases outside the city. While the Army's withdrawal was initially seen as 'turning the tide' in favour of protesters, in reality mobilization took place across the country for a final assault.


  • Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
    Sunday May 24, 1992

    Bosnian War

    Shelling on Sarajevo

    Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
    Sunday May 24, 1992

    The Army of Republika Srpska was newly established and put under the command of General Ratko Mladić, in a new phase of the war. Shelling on Sarajevo on 24, 26, 28 and 29 May were attributed to Mladić by UN Secretary-General Boutros Boutros-Ghali.


  • Kosovo
    Monday May 24, 1999

    Slobodan Milošević

    Milošević was indicted for war crimes and crimes against humanity

    Kosovo
    Monday May 24, 1999

    Milošević was indicted on 24 May 1999 for war crimes and crimes against humanity committed in Kosovo, and he was standing trial, up until his death, at the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia (ICTY). He asserted that the trial was illegal, having been established in contravention of the UN Charter.


  • Hong Kong, China
    Saturday May 24, 2003

    SARS Coronavirus (Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome)

    SARS spreading stops at Hong Kong

    Hong Kong, China
    Saturday May 24, 2003

    On May 24, the number of newly infected patients reached zero for in Hong Kong, the first time since the outbreak in the territory in March.


  • Toronto, Canada
    Saturday May 24, 2003

    SARS Coronavirus (Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome)

    New SARS suspected infections spread through Toronto

    Toronto, Canada
    Saturday May 24, 2003

    On May 24, a new cluster of about 20 suspected patients was reported in Toronto.


  • U.S.
    Thursday May 24, 2007

    Mark Zuckerberg

    Social Applications within Facebook

    U.S.
    Thursday May 24, 2007

    On May 24, 2007, Zuckerberg announced Facebook Platform, a development platform for programmers to create social applications within Facebook.


  • France
    Friday May 24, 2013

    Christine Lagarde

    Assisted Witness

    France
    Friday May 24, 2013

    On 24 May 2013, after two days of questioning at the Court of Justice of the Republic (CJR), Lagarde was assigned the status of "assisted witness", meaning that she was not herself under investigation in the affair.


  • Children's Hospital Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, U.S.
    Friday May 24, 2013

    Murder of Gabriel Fernandez

    Death

    Children's Hospital Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, U.S.
    Friday May 24, 2013

    Paramedics rushed him to the hospital where doctors declared him brain dead. Gabriel passed away two days later on May 24, 2013 at the Children's Hospital Los Angeles.


  • Estádio da Luz, Lisbon, Portugal
    Saturday May 24, 2014

    Cristiano Ronaldo

    2014 UEFA Champions League Final

    Estádio da Luz, Lisbon, Portugal
    Saturday May 24, 2014

    The match took place on Saturday, 24 May 2014, at the Estádio da Luz in Lisbon, Portugal, between Spanish sides Real Madrid and Atlético Madrid. It was the fifth tournament final to feature two teams from the same association, the second all-Spanish final and the first between teams from the same city. Real Madrid won the match 4–1 after extra time, with goals from Gareth Bale, Marcelo and Cristiano Ronaldo following a 93rd-minute header by Sergio Ramos. and this was the 2nd champions league title awarded by Cristiano Ronaldo.


  • Råsta Strandväg 1, 169 56 Solna, Sweden
    Wednesday May 24, 2017

    Zlatan Ibrahimović

    His First Major European Title

    Råsta Strandväg 1, 169 56 Solna, Sweden
    Wednesday May 24, 2017

    Ibrahimović won his first major European title when Manchester United defeated Ajax in the Europa League Final at the Friends Arena in Stockholm.


  • Anningzhuang Rd, Haidian District, Beijing, China
    Wednesday May 24, 2017

    Xiaomi

    Mi Max 2 release

    Anningzhuang Rd, Haidian District, Beijing, China
    Wednesday May 24, 2017

    On 25 May, Xiaomi released Mi Max 2.


  • Austin, Texas, U.S.
    Friday May 24, 2019

    Huawei

    The Wi-Fi Alliance "temporarily restricted" Huawei's membership

    Austin, Texas, U.S.
    Friday May 24, 2019

    On 24 May 2019, the Wi-Fi Alliance also "temporarily restricted" Huawei's membership.


  • England
    Friday May 24, 2019

    Theresa May

    Confirmed of Resignation

    England
    Friday May 24, 2019

    On 24 May she confirmed that she would resign as Conservative Party leader on 7 June.


  • Montenegro
    Sunday May 24, 2020

    Covid-19 Pandemic: 2020 Coronavirus outbreak

    First Covid-19 free Country in Europe

    Montenegro
    Sunday May 24, 2020

    As of 24 May, 68 days since its first recorded case, Montenegro became the first COVID-19-free country in Europe.


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