Historical Events In May - 24
Saturday, 21 April 2018
0015 Julius Caesar Germanicus, Roman commandant on May - 24.
1086 On this day in history abbott Dauferio/Desiderius becomes Pope Victor III
1144 On this day in history petronella, wife of earl Floris II the Vette of Holland/regent, dies
1153 Malcolm IV becomes king of Scotland on this day in history.
1153 On May - 24 david I, King of Scotland, dies
1218 The Fifth Crusade leaves Acre for Egypt on May - 24.
1276 Magnus Ladulås is crowned King of Sweden in Uppsala Cathedral on this day in history.
1300 King Philip IV occupies Flanders, Earl Gwijde captured on this day in history.
1370 On May - 24 hanzesteden signs peace treaty with Danish king Waldemar IV
1487 On May - 24 imposter Lambert Simnel ceremony crowned as King Edward VI of Dublin
1543 On this day in history nicolas Copernicus, astronomer, dies in Poland
1544 On this day in history william Gilbert, Essex England, physicist (researcher into magnetism)
1595 On this day in history nomenclator of Leiden University Library appears, the first printed catalog of an institutional library.
1605 Nikon, [Nikita Minin], patriarch of Russian-orthodox church on May - 24.
1610 On May - 24 giovanni Battista Chinelli, composer
1612 Robert Cecil, 1st Earl of Salisbury/PM (1598-1612), dies at 48 on this day in history.
1619 Philips Wouwerman(s), Dutch painter on May - 24.
1621 On May - 24 the Protestant Union is formally dissolved.
1626 On May - 24 peter Minuet buys Manhattan from Indians for trinkets, valued at $24
1650 John Churchill, 1st duke of Marlborough, English general strategist on this day in history.
1653 On this day in history german Parliament selects Ferdinand II king of Austria
1658 Battle of Dunes (Spanish-French War) fought on this day in history.
1660 On May - 24 english king Charles II visits Netherlands
1665 Maria de Jesus de Agreda [Maria Coronel], Spanish franciscans, dies on this day in history.
1667 French troops attack into Southern Netherlands on this day in history.
1669 On May - 24 pieter Cuypers, South Neth lawyer, dies at 48
1670 On this day in history ferdinand II, ruler of Toscane, dies at 59
1677 Alexandre de Villenueve, composer on this day in history.
1689 On May - 24 english Parliament guarantees freedom of religion for Protestants
1696 Albertine Agnes, princess of Orange-Nassau, dies at 62 on May - 24.
1697 On May - 24 english king Willem III travels through northern Europe
1726 On May - 24 people's revolt due to increase in gin/brandy tax
1726 -26] People's revolt due to increase in gin/brandy tax on May - 24.
1736 On May - 24 juan de Sesse y Balaguer, composer