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Just because Austria won this year:
May 24, 1956: The first Eurovision Song Contest is held in Lugano, Switzerland. :)
 

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On May 24, 1941, Robert Zimmerman is born

And on May 24, 1844, Samuel Morse sends the first telegraph message, using (of course) his code.
 

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May 25, 1878: premiere of Gilbert and Sullivan's comic opera "H.M.S. Pinafore" at the Opera Comique, London


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Wikipedia

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/H.M.S._Pinafore
 

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Here's a picture I took at the time. <img src="http://www.ipadforums.net/attachment.php?attachmentid=57092"/>
Very good! (The picture and that you posted it.) I couldn't add the one I wanted to from Wikipedia- parse error again.
This is better than the picture I'd have posted.
 

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