This Day in Failure: May 24

2011: Just days after winning the North Carolina Education Lottery 200, NASCAR driver Kyle Busch, 26, gets a ticket for speeding (and careless & reckless driving), after being clocked at 128 mph in a 45-mph zone in a rural part of North Carolina. During the aforementioned NASCAR race, Busch's average speed was a comparatively pedestrian 101.6 mph.

2005: “See, in my line of work you got to keep repeating things over and over and over again for the truth to sink in, to kind of catapult the propaganda.” —George W. Bush, Greece, New York

2000: Five people are killed and two others wounded when two gunmen raid a Wendy’s fast food restaurant in Flushing, New York.

1964: A controversial call near the end of soccer match between Peru and Argentina sparks a riot at National Stadium in Lima, Peru. After the referee disallows an apparent goal for Peru, the stadium erupts in violence. More than 300 fans are killed and more than 500 are injured.