Historical Events In May - 24
Monday, 23 July 2018
0015 On May - 24 julius Caesar Germanicus, Roman commandant
1086 On this day in history abbott Dauferio/Desiderius becomes Pope Victor III
1144 On May - 24 petronella, wife of earl Floris II the Vette of Holland/regent, dies
1153 Malcolm IV becomes king of Scotland on May - 24.
1153 David I, King of Scotland, dies on this day in history.
1218 On May - 24 the Fifth Crusade leaves Acre for Egypt.
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 May - 24.
1370 On May - 24 hanzesteden signs peace treaty with Danish king Waldemar IV
1487 On this day in history imposter Lambert Simnel ceremony crowned as King Edward VI of Dublin
1543 Nicolas Copernicus, astronomer, dies in Poland on May - 24.
1544 On May - 24 william Gilbert, Essex England, physicist (researcher into magnetism)
1595 Nomenclator of Leiden University Library appears, the first printed catalog of an institutional library on this day in history.
1605 On this day in history nikon, [Nikita Minin], patriarch of Russian-orthodox church
1610 On this day in history giovanni Battista Chinelli, composer
1612 On this day in history robert Cecil, 1st Earl of Salisbury/PM (1598-1612), dies at 48
1619 On this day in history philips Wouwerman(s), Dutch painter
1621 The Protestant Union is formally dissolved on May - 24.
1626 Peter Minuet buys Manhattan from Indians for trinkets, valued at $24 on this day in history.
1650 John Churchill, 1st duke of Marlborough, English general strategist on May - 24.
1653 German Parliament selects Ferdinand II king of Austria on this day in history.
1658 On this day in history battle of Dunes (Spanish-French War) fought
1660 English king Charles II visits Netherlands on May - 24.
1665 Maria de Jesus de Agreda [Maria Coronel], Spanish franciscans, dies on May - 24.
1667 French troops attack into Southern Netherlands on May - 24.
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 On May - 24 alexandre de Villenueve, composer
1689 English Parliament guarantees freedom of religion for Protestants on this day in history.
1696 On this day in history albertine Agnes, princess of Orange-Nassau, dies at 62
1697 English king Willem III travels through northern Europe on this day in history.
1726 People's revolt due to increase in gin/brandy tax on this day in history.
1726 On this day in history -26] People's revolt due to increase in gin/brandy tax
1736 On May - 24 juan de Sesse y Balaguer, composer