England Parliament passes Act of Toleration

On May 24, 1689, the Parliament of England promulgated the Act of Toleration, which granted religious freedom to English Protestants to the exclusion of Roman Catholics.

Benjamin Cardozo born

Benjamin Cardozo, future US Supreme Court Justice, was born on May 24, 1870.

Learn more about Justice Benjamin Cardozo from the Oyez project at Northwestern University.

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