S.I. Newhouse Born, Jimmy Carter's Hostages, NorKs Ban Cellphones

On This Progressive Day: May 24
The Auto-Lite strike culminates in the "Battle of Toledo", a five-day melée between 1,300 troops of the Ohio National Guard and 6,000 picketers (1934)

The International Court of Justice calls for the release of U.S. embassy hostages in Tehran, Iran; the hostages would not be freed until the following January (1980)

Israel conducts Operation Solomon, evacuating Ethiopian Jews to Israel (1991)

North Korea bans mobile phones (2004)

b: Jean-Paul Marat (1743), Joseph Rowntree (1836), Samuel Irving Newhouse, Sr. (1895), Wilbur Mills (1909), Peter J. Brennan (1918); d: Harold Wilson (1995)

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