Historical Events For January - 24
Tuesday, 28 March 2017
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 this day in history.
0817 St Paschal I begins his reign as Catholic Pope succeeding Stephen IV on January - 24.
0817 On January - 24 stefanus IV, pope (816-17), dies
1076 On January - 24 synod of Worms: German King Henry IV fires Pope Gregory VII
1118 Giovanni Caetani elected Pope Gelasius II on January - 24.
1328 On January - 24 king Edward III of England marries Philippa of Henegouwen
1336 On this day in history alfonso IV, the Benignant, king of Aragon (1327-36), dies at 36
1376 On January - 24 richard FitzAlan, 10th Earl of Arundel, English military leader
1458 Matthias I Corvinus chosen king of Hungary on this day in history.
1473 On this day in history conrad Paumann, German blind organist/composer, dies
1534 On this day in history françois I signs classified treaty with evangelical German monarchy
1534 On January - 24 francois I signs classified treaty with evangelical German monarchy
1547 Henry Howard, Earl of Surrey, executed for treason on January - 24.
1556 On this day in history heavy earthquake strikes Shaaxi China, kills 830,000
1568 On January - 24 abdij Church in Middelburg destroyed by fire
1568 On January - 24 in the Netherlands, Duke of Alva declares William of Orange an outlaw
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 Emperor Ferdinand II declares Albrecht von Wallenstein a traitor on this day in history.
1639 On January - 24 connecticut colony organizes under Fundamental Orders
1639 George Jenatsch, Grisons leader, assassinated on January - 24.
1644 Battle at Nantwich Cheshire Parliamentary armies win on January - 24.
1644 On January - 24 battle at Nantwich Cheshire: Parliamentary armies win
1652 On January - 24 duke of Orléans joins Fronde rebels
1652 On this day in history duke of Orleans joins Fronde rebels
1656 On this day in history the first Jewish doctor in US, Jacob Lumbrozo, arrives in Maryland
1656 1st Jewish doctor in US, Jacob Lumbrozo, arrives in Maryland on January - 24.
1659 Pierre Corneille's "Oedipe," premieres in Paris on January - 24.