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Historical Events Happened In May - 24

Friday, 06 May 2016

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 this day in history.  

1743  On May - 24 jean-Paul Marat, France, revolutionist  

1749  On May - 24 graf Valentin Potocki, Polish nobleman  

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

1751  On May - 24 william Hamilton, of Gilbertsfield, poet, dies  

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

1754  On May - 24 giacomo Conti, composer  

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

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 this day in history william Whewell, British philosopher (History of Inductive Science)  

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

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  Dartmoor Prison opens to house French prisoners of war on May - 24.  

1810  On this day in history argentina beings its revolt against Spain  

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  George Evans discovers Lachlan River, Australia on May - 24.  

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

1818  General Andrew Jackson captures Pensacola FL on May - 24.  

1818  On May - 24 gen Andrew Jackson captures Pensacola Florida  

1819  On this day in history the birth of Queen Victoria  

1819  Victoria Alexandrine, Queen of Great Britain (1837-1901) on May - 24.  

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 May - 24.  

1824  On this day in history pope Leo XII proclaims a universal jubilee  

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 May - 24.  

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 May - 24.  

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  John Churchill, 1st duke of Marlborough, English general strategist was born on this day in history.  

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

1153  David I, King of Scotland, dies on May - 24.  

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 May - 24.  

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 May - 24.  

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

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