MAY 24: The Daily Flashback
1859: Madame Caroline Miolan-Carvalho premiered Charles Gounod’s “Ave Maria.”
1883: After 14 years of construction, the Brooklyn Bridge was opened to traffic.
1935: The Cincinnati Reds and the Philadelphia Phillies played the first major league baseball night game.
1974: After years on the air, NBC-TV broadcast the final “Dean Martin Show.”
1977: Marc Bolan played his final show with T. Rex.
1982: Topper Headon left The Clash.
1990: Axl Rose and Erin Everly filed for divorce after less than a month of marriage.
1938: Tommy Chong
1941: Bob Dylan
1944: Patti LaBelle
1945: Priscilla Presley
1947: Albert Bouchard
1955: Rosanne Cash
1969: Rich Robinson
1963: Elmore James
1965: Sonny Boy Williamson
1971: Duke Ellington
1991: Gene Clark
2009: Jay Bennett
2013: Ed Shaughnessy