May 24 1899 In Boston, the first auto repair shop opens. May 24 1883 The Brooklyn Bridge opened by President Arthur & Governor Cleveland. May 24 1866 Berkeley named (for George Berkeley, Bishop of Cloyne). May 24 1844 Samual F.B. Morse taps out 'What Hath God Wrought?' May 24 1830 'Mary Had A Little Lamb', is written.
May 24 1940 Bob Dylan, singer. May 24 1686 Gabriel Daniel Fahrenheit, invented the thermometer.