Historical Events For January - 24
Tuesday, 24 January 2017
0041 Gaius Caesar (Caligula), known for his eccentricity and cruel despotism, is assassinated by his disgruntled Praetorian Guards. Claudius succeeds his nephew today in history.
0076 Publius A Hadrianus, 14th Roman Emperor (117-138) today in history.
0772 Today in history stephen III ends his reign as Catholic Pope
0817 Today in history st Paschal I begins his reign as Catholic Pope succeeding Stephen IV
1076 Synod of Worms: German King Henry IV fires Pope Gregory VII on January - 24.
1118 On January - 24 giovanni Caetani elected Pope Gelasius II
1328 Today in history king Edward III of England marries Philippa of Henegouwen
1458 Matthias I Corvinus chosen king of Hungary today in history.
1534 François I signs classified treaty with evangelical German monarchy on this day in history.
1534 On January - 24 francois I signs classified treaty with evangelical German monarchy
1556 Heavy earthquake strikes Shaaxi China, kills 830,000 on January - 24.