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Historical Events Happened In January - 24

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0041  On January - 24 gaius Caesar (Caligula), known for his eccentricity and cruel despotism, is assassinated by his disgruntled Praetorian Guards. Claudius succeeds his nephew.  

0041  On this day in history caligula, [G C Germanicus], Roman emperor (37-41), assassinated at 28  

0076  On this day in history publius A Hadrianus, 14th Roman Emperor (117-138)  

0661  Ali ibn Abu Talib, kalief of Islam (656-61), murdered on this day in history.  

0772  Stephen III ends his reign as Catholic Pope on this day in history.  

0772  Stefanus III/IV, pope (768-72), dies on January - 24.  

0817  On January - 24 st Paschal I begins his reign as Catholic Pope succeeding Stephen IV  

0817  Stefanus IV, pope (816-17), dies on this day in history.  

1076  On January - 24 synod of Worms: German King Henry IV fires Pope Gregory VII  

1118  On January - 24 giovanni Caetani elected Pope Gelasius II  

1328  King Edward III of England marries Philippa of Henegouwen on this day in history.  

1336  Alfonso IV, the Benignant, king of Aragon (1327-36), dies at 36 on January - 24.  

1376  Richard FitzAlan, 10th Earl of Arundel, English military leader on this day in history.  

1458  Matthias I Corvinus chosen king of Hungary on January - 24.  

1473  Conrad Paumann, German blind organist/composer, dies on this day in history.  

1534  On this day in history françois I signs classified treaty with evangelical German monarchy  

1534  Francois I signs classified treaty with evangelical German monarchy on January - 24.  

1547  Henry Howard, Earl of Surrey, executed for treason on January - 24.  

1556  Heavy earthquake strikes Shaaxi China, kills 830,000 on this day in history.  

1568  Abdij Church in Middelburg destroyed by fire on this day in history.  

1568  In the Netherlands, Duke of Alva declares William of Orange an outlaw on this day in history.  

1613  On January - 24 amsterdam merchant Hans Bontemantel baptized  

1613  Amsterdams merchant Hans Bontemantel baptized on this day in history.  

1616  On January - 24 jacques Le Maire discovers Street Lemaire/Cape Receiver  

1634  On January - 24 emperor Ferdinand II declares Albrecht von Wallenstein a traitor  

1639  Connecticut colony organizes under Fundamental Orders on January - 24.  

1639  George Jenatsch, Grisons leader, assassinated on January - 24.  

1644  Battle at Nantwich Cheshire Parliamentary armies win on this day in history.  

1644  Battle at Nantwich Cheshire: Parliamentary armies win on this day in history.  

1652  On January - 24 duke of Orléans joins Fronde rebels  

1652  On January - 24 duke of Orleans joins Fronde rebels  

1656  The first Jewish doctor in US, Jacob Lumbrozo, arrives in Maryland on January - 24.  

1656  1st Jewish doctor in US, Jacob Lumbrozo, arrives in Maryland on this day in history.  

1659  Pierre Corneille's "Oedipe," premieres in Paris on January - 24.  

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Famous Birthdays In January - 24

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1287  On January - 24 birth of richard Aungerville, English bishop (d. 1345)  

1444  Galeazzo Maria Sforza, Duke of Milan (d. 1476) was born on January - 24.  

1638  On this day in history birth of charles Sackville, 6th Earl of Dorset, English poet (d. 1706)  

1664  John Vanbrugh, London, dramatist/architect (baptized) was born on this day in history.  

1670  William Congreve, English playwright (d. 1729) was born on January - 24.  

1674  Thomas Tanner, English bishop (d. 1735) was born on January - 24.  

1679  Christian von Wolff, German philosopher was born on this day in history.  

1705  On this day in history birth of farinelli, [Carlo Broschi], Andria Italy, castrato  

Famous Deaths In January - 24

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0041  On this day in history death of caligula, [G C Germanicus], Roman emperor (37-41), assassinated at 28  

0661  Death of Ali ibn Abu Talib, kalief of Islam (656-61), murdered on January - 24.  

0772  Stefanus III/IV, pope (768-72), dies on this day in history.  

0817  On January - 24 stefanus IV, pope (816-17), dies  

1125  On January - 24 death of david IV of Georgia (b. 1073)  

1336  On this day in history alfonso IV, the Benignant, king of Aragon (1327-36), dies at 36  

1366  On this day in history death of alfonso IV of Aragon (b. 1299)  

1376  On this day in history death of richard FitzAlan, 10th Earl of Arundel, English military leader