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Historical Events Happened In May - 24

Wednesday, 01 October 2014

1738  On May - 24 methodist Church is established  

1738  Methodist Church forms on this day in history.  

1738  On May - 24 george III, king of Great-Britain (1760-1820)  

1743  On this day in history jean-Paul Marat, France, revolutionist  

1749  On this day in history graf Valentin Potocki, Polish nobleman  

1751  Charles Emanuel II, King of Sardina (1796-1802) on May - 24.  

1751  William Hamilton, of Gilbertsfield, poet, dies on May - 24.  

1753  Oliver Cromwell, Burlington NJ, black who served with Washington on this day in history.  

1754  Giacomo Conti, composer on May - 24.  

1762  On May - 24 joseph Umstatt, composer, dies at 51  

1767  On May - 24 joseph Ignaz Schnabel, composer  

1773  On this day in history jan Zach, composer, dies at 73  

1781  On May - 24 louis-Francois Dauprat, composer/horn player  

1787  On this day in history the Constitutional Convention is convened after a quorum of delegates attends in Philadelphia  

1792  George Brydges, 1st baron Rodney/admiral, dies on this day in history.  

1794  On May - 24 william Whewell, British philosopher (History of Inductive Science)  

1798  On May - 24 irish Rebellion of 1798 led by the United Irishmen against British rule begins.  

1803  Charles LJL Bonaparte, Corsican/French prince of Canino/Musignano on May - 24.  

1804  Simon Style, Fries medical/writer, dies at 73 on May - 24.  

1807  Cornelis E van Koetsveld, vicar/literature on this day in history.  

1809  Dartmoor Prison opens to house French prisoners of war on this day in history.  

1810  On May - 24 argentina beings its revolt against Spain  

1810  On May - 24 abraham Geiger, theologian/author/leader of Reform Judaism  

1811  On May - 24 charles Clark, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1877  

1815  On this day in history george Evans discovers Lachlan River, Australia  

1816  Emanuel Leutze, US, painter (Washington Crossing the Delaware) on this day in history.  

1818  General Andrew Jackson captures Pensacola FL on this day in history.  

1818  On this day in history gen Andrew Jackson captures Pensacola Florida  

1819  The birth of Queen Victoria on May - 24.  

1819  On May - 24 victoria Alexandrine, Queen of Great Britain (1837-1901)  

1822  On May - 24 at Battle of Pichincha, Bolívar secures independence of Quito from Spain  

1822  On this day in history battle of Pichincha, Bolívar secures independence of Quito from Spain  

1824  Pope Leo XII proclaims a universal jubilee on this day in history.  

1826  On this day in history friedrich Fesca, composer, dies at 37  

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Famous Birthdays In May - 24

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1522  On this day in history birth of john Jewel, English bishop (d. 1571)  

1544  William Gilbert, Essex England, physicist (researcher into magnetism) was born on this day in history.  

1605  On this day in history birth of nikon, [Nikita Minin], patriarch of Russian-orthodox church  

1610  On this day in history birth of giovanni Battista Chinelli, composer  

1616  John Maitland, Duke of Lauderdale (d. 1682) was born on May - 24.  

1619  On this day in history birth of philips Wouwerman(s), Dutch painter  

1650  On this day in history birth of john Churchill, 1st duke of Marlborough, English general strategist  

1671  On May - 24 birth of gian Gastone de' Medici, Grand Duke of Tuscany (d. 1737)  

Famous Deaths In May - 24

Famous People Died On This Day In History

1144  Petronella, wife of earl Floris II the Vette of Holland/regent, dies on this day in history.  

1153  On May - 24 david I, King of Scotland, dies  

1351  On this day in history death of abu al-Hasan 'Ali, Sultan of Morocco (b. circa 1297)  

1408  Death of Taejo of Joseon, ruler of Korea (b. 1335) on this day in history.  

1425  On this day in history death of murdoch Stewart, 2nd Duke of Albany, Scottish politician (b. 1362)  

1456  Death of Ambroise de Loré, French military commander (b. 1396) on this day in history.  

1543  On this day in history nicolas Copernicus, astronomer, dies in Poland  

1612  On May - 24 robert Cecil, 1st Earl of Salisbury/PM (1598-1612), dies at 48