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It happened on a… May 24

2016

Bill Cosby is ordered to stand trial in a assault case in Norristown.

1989

“Indiana Jones & Last Crusade”, directed by Steven Spielberg premieres.

1986

Montreal Canadiens beat Calgary Flames 4-3 to win the series 4 games to 1, and to take home their 23rd Stanley Cup; most championships won by any North American professional sports team.

1969

“Sugar, Sugar” single released by The Archies (Billboard Song of the Year 1969).

1935

1st major league night baseball game, in Cincinnati (Reds 2, Philadelphia 1).

1918

Robert Laird Borden 1854-1937 passes Canada Elections Act; gives all Canadian women over 21, the right to vote in federal elections only.

1890

Brooklyn Bridge opened by President Arthur and NY Governor Cleveland.

1859

Charles Gounod’s “Ave Maria” was performed by Madame Caroline Miolan-Carvalho for the first time in public.

1844

Samuel Morse taps out “What hath God wrought” in the world’s first telegraph message

1833

William Logie the first medical student to graduate in Canada, earning his degree from McGill University.

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