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Notable Historical Events for May 24th

1958Cuban President Batista opens offensive against Fidel Castro's rebellion

1844Samuel Morse taps out "What hath God wrought" (1st telegraph message)

1992Pat Bradley wins J C Penney/LPGA Skins Game Golf Tournament

1915Thomas Edison invents telescribe to record telephone conversations

1992Indianapolis 500: Al Unser Jr.wins

1660English king Charles II visits Netherlands

1997Actor Tim Allen arrested for drunk driving in Mich

1968French President Charles de Gaulle proposes referendum & students set fire to Paris bourse

198733rd LPGA Championship won by Jane Geddes

1940Hitler affirms Gen von Rundstedts "Stopbevel"

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Notable Birthdays on May 24th

1955Rosanne Cash, Memphis Tn, country singer (Seven Year Ache, I Wonder)

1965John C. Reilly, Chicago, Illinois, American actor (Chicago, Walk Hard: The Dewey Cox Story)

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Notable Weddings on May 24th

1917Writer Walter Lippmann (27) weds Faye Albertson

1986Country Singer Garth Brooks marries Sandy

2014Rapper and record producer Kanye West (36) weds model Kim Kardashian (33) at Fort di Belvedere in Florence, Italy

2003Oscar winning-actress Kate Winslet (27) weds director Sam Mendes (36) in Anguilla Island

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Notable Deaths on May 24th

1543Nicolas Copernicus, astronomer, dies in Poland aged 70

1966Jim Barnes, English golfing pioneer (4 major wins), dies at 80

1879William Lloyd Garrison, abolitionist (Liberator), dies at 73

1974Duke Ellington, American musician, dies of cancer at 75

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