May 24, 1878 in History


Harry Emerson Fosdick, born in Buffalo, New York, Baptist clergyman, studied at Colgate University, opposed racism, injustice, supported appeasement of Hitler, claimed democracies caused the rise of fascism, wrote "A Guide to Understanding the Bible'

More Notable Birthdays on May 24:
1953 - Alfred Molina, London, actor, Enchanted April, Prick up your Ears
1945 - Priscilla Presley, born in Brooklyn, New York, actress, Jenna-Dallas, Naked Gun
1941 - Bob Dylan, born in Duluth, Minnesota, singer and songwriter, 'Blowin' in Wind'
1928 - William Trevor, British writer, Children of Dynmouth, Fools of Fortune
1544 - William Gilbert, Essex England, physicist, researcher into magnetism
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