May 24, 2008 in Nation/World

Lottery numbers

The Spokesman-Review

Friday’s Washington Daily Game: 6-2-0.

Friday’s Washington Keno:11-15-16-17-18-19-20-21-23-30- 35-38-44-45-54-64-66-69-74-78.

Friday’s Mega Millions: 4-8-11-22-30.

Mega Ball: 4.

Today in history

1819: Queen Victoria was born.

1844: Samuel F.B. Morse transmitted the message “What hath God wrought” from Washington to Baltimore as he formally opened America’s first telegraph line.

1935: The first major league baseball game to be played at night took place at Cincinnati’s Crosley Field as the Reds beat the Philadelphia Phillies, 2-1.

1941: The German battleship Bismarck sank the British dreadnought Hood in the North Atlantic.

1958: United Press International was formed through a merger of the United Press and the International News Service.

1962: Astronaut Scott Carpenter became the second American to orbit the Earth as he flew aboard Aurora 7.

1976: Britain and France opened trans-Atlantic Concorde supersonic transport service to Washington.

1980: Iran rejected a call by the World Court in The Hague to release the American hostages.

2001: 23 people died when the floor of a Jerusalem wedding hall collapsed beneath dancing guests.

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