1873-05-24 - Léo Delibes

Leo Delibes' opera "Le Roi l'a Dit," premieres in Paris

1948-05-24 - Benjamin Britten

Benjamin Brittens "Beggar's Opera," premieres in Cambridge

1964-05-24 - The Beatles

Beatles' 3rd appearance on Ed Sullivan

1969-05-24 - The Beatles

Beatles' "Get Back," single goes #1 & stays #1 for 5 weeks

1993-05-24

Kim Basinger files for bankruptcy to avoid paying $7.4M settlement

1994-05-24 - Poison

Poison singer Bret Michaels gets into a car crash

1610-05-24 - Giovanni Battista Chinelli

Giovanni Battista Chinelli, composer was born

1677-05-24 - Alexandre de Villenueve

Alexandre de Villenueve, composer was born

1736-05-24 - Juan de Sesse y Balaguer

Juan de Sesse y Balaguer, composer was born

1754-05-24 - Giacomo Conti

Giacomo Conti, composer was born

1767-05-24 - Joseph Ignaz Schnabel

Joseph Ignaz Schnabel, composer was born

1781-05-24 - Louis-Francois Dauprat

Louis-Francois Dauprat, composer/horn player was born

1831-05-24 - Richard Hoffman

Richard Hoffman, composer was born

1841-05-24 - Tito Mattei

Tito Mattei, pianist/composer was born

1881-05-24 - Mikulas Schneider-Trvavsky

Mikulas Schneider-Trvavsky, composer was born