Daily Calendar for Saturday, May 24, 2025


  • Nicolaus Copernicus (astronomer) –
  • William Lloyd Garrison (writer) –
  • Duke Ellington (jazz composer, pianist, & bandleader) –
  • Milton Shedd (co-founder of Sea World) –
  • Dick Martin (comedian) –
  • Tina Turner (singer) –


  • Queen Victoria (British monarch) –
  • George Grey Barnard (sculptor) –
  • Bob Dylan (musician) –
  • Gary Burghoff (actor) –
  • Patti LaBelle (singer) –
  • Priscilla Presley (actress) –
  • Jim Broadbent (actor) –
  • Kristin Scott Thomas (actress) –
  • John C. Reilly (actor) –
  • Billy Gilman (country singer) –


  • Canada’s first medical graduate, William Logie, awarded degree by McGill University–
  • Samuel Morse transmitted the first telegraphic message from the U.S. Supreme Court room, Washington, D.C., to Baltimore. The message: What hath God wrought–
  • The steamer, Victoria, sank in Thames River near London, Ontario–
  • Ohio Anti-Saloon League founded, Oberlin, Ohio–
  • First major league baseball night game was played in Cincinnati, Ohio–
  • Aurora 7 took flight. It was the second U.S. manned orbital space flight–
  • United States and USSR agreed to cooperate in space exploration–
  • Crop circle discovered in Haysville, Kansas–
  • Canada’s famous clock on the Peace Tower of the Parliament Buildings in Ottawa stopped for the first time–


  • Snowstorm across Kentucky with accumulations of 4 to 6 inches of snow–
  • Hail fell to a depth of 6 to 8 inches near Ada, Oklahoma–
  • Snow whitened the Green Mountains of Vermont–

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