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Historical Events Happened In May - 24

Saturday, 26 July 2014

1738  On this day in history methodist Church is established  

1738  Methodist Church forms on this day in history.  

1738  George III, king of Great-Britain (1760-1820) on this day in history.  

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

1749  Graf Valentin Potocki, Polish nobleman on this day in history.  

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

1754  On this day in history giacomo Conti, composer  

1762  On this day in history joseph Umstatt, composer, dies at 51  

1767  Joseph Ignaz Schnabel, composer on this day in history.  

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

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

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

1792  On this day in history george Brydges, 1st baron Rodney/admiral, dies  

1794  William Whewell, British philosopher (History of Inductive Science) on this day in history.  

1798  On this day in history irish Rebellion of 1798 led by the United Irishmen against British rule begins.  

1803  On this day in history charles LJL Bonaparte, Corsican/French prince of Canino/Musignano  

1804  Simon Style, Fries medical/writer, dies at 73 on this day in history.  

1807  On this day in history cornelis E van Koetsveld, vicar/literature  

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

1810  Argentina beings its revolt against Spain on this day in history.  

1810  On this day in history abraham Geiger, theologian/author/leader of Reform Judaism  

1811  Charles Clark, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1877 on this day in history.  

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

1816  On this day in history emanuel Leutze, US, painter (Washington Crossing the Delaware)  

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

1818  Gen Andrew Jackson captures Pensacola Florida on this day in history.  

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  On this day in history at Battle of Pichincha, Bolívar secures independence of Quito from Spain  

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 this day in history.  

1826  Friedrich Fesca, composer, dies at 37 on this day in history.  

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Famous Birthdays In May - 24

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1522  John Jewel, English bishop (d. 1571) was born on this day in history.  

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 this day in history.  

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  Gian Gastone de' Medici, Grand Duke of Tuscany (d. 1737) was born on this day in history.  

Famous Deaths In May - 24

Famous People Died On This Day In History

1144  On this day in history petronella, wife of earl Floris II the Vette of Holland/regent, dies  

1153  On this day in history david I, King of Scotland, dies  

1351  Death of Abu al-Hasan 'Ali, Sultan of Morocco (b. circa 1297) on this day in history.  

1408  On this day in history 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 this day in history.  

1543  Nicolas Copernicus, astronomer, dies in Poland on this day in history.  

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