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Historical Events For May - 24

Thursday, 23 February 2017

1738  Methodist Church is established on this day in history.  

1738  On May - 24 methodist Church forms  

1738  George III, king of Great-Britain (1760-1820) on May - 24.  

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 this day in history.  

1751  William Hamilton, of Gilbertsfield, poet, dies on this day in history.  

1753  On May - 24 oliver Cromwell, Burlington NJ, black who served with Washington  

1754  Giacomo Conti, composer on May - 24.  

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

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1767  On May - 24 joseph Ignaz Schnabel, composer  

1773  Jan Zach, composer, dies at 73 on this day in history.  

1781  Louis-Francois Dauprat, composer/horn player on this day in history.  

1787  The Constitutional Convention is convened after a quorum of delegates attends in Philadelphia on this day in history.  

1792  George Brydges, 1st baron Rodney/admiral, dies on May - 24.  

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  On May - 24 charles LJL Bonaparte, Corsican/French prince of Canino/Musignano  

1804  On May - 24 simon Style, Fries medical/writer, dies at 73  

1807  Cornelis E van Koetsveld, vicar/literature on May - 24.  

1809  On this day in history dartmoor Prison opens to house French prisoners of war  

1810  On this day in history 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  George Evans discovers Lachlan River, Australia on May - 24.  

1816  Emanuel Leutze, US, painter (Washington Crossing the Delaware) on May - 24.  

1818  On this day in history general Andrew Jackson captures Pensacola FL  

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

1819  The birth of Queen Victoria on this day in history.  

1819  On this day in history victoria Alexandrine, Queen of Great Britain (1837-1901)  

1822  At Battle of Pichincha, Bolívar secures independence of Quito from Spain on May - 24.  

1822  Battle of Pichincha, Bolívar secures independence of Quito from Spain on this day in history.  

1824  Pope Leo XII proclaims a universal jubilee on May - 24.  

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  On May - 24 birth of william Gilbert, Essex England, physicist (researcher into magnetism)  

1605  Nikon, [Nikita Minin], patriarch of Russian-orthodox church was born on this day in history.  

1610  Giovanni Battista Chinelli, composer was born on this day in history.  

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

1619  Philips Wouwerman(s), Dutch painter was born on May - 24.  

1650  On May - 24 birth of john Churchill, 1st duke of Marlborough, English general strategist  

1671  On this day in history birth of gian Gastone de' Medici, Grand Duke of Tuscany (d. 1737)  

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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 May - 24.  

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

1351  On May - 24 death of abu al-Hasan 'Ali, Sultan of Morocco (b. circa 1297)  

1408  On May - 24 death of taejo of Joseon, ruler of Korea (b. 1335)  

1425  Death of Murdoch Stewart, 2nd Duke of Albany, Scottish politician (b. 1362) on this day in history.  

1456  Death of Ambroise de Loré, French military commander (b. 1396) on May - 24.  

1543  On May - 24 nicolas Copernicus, astronomer, dies in Poland  

1612  On this day in history robert Cecil, 1st Earl of Salisbury/PM (1598-1612), dies at 48  

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