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Historical Events Happened In May - 24

Sunday, 21 December 2014

1738  Methodist Church is established on May - 24.  

1738  Methodist Church forms on May - 24.  

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

1743  Jean-Paul Marat, France, revolutionist on May - 24.  

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

1751  On this day in history charles Emanuel II, King of Sardina (1796-1802)  

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

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

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

1781  Louis-Francois Dauprat, composer/horn player on May - 24.  

1787  The Constitutional Convention is convened after a quorum of delegates attends in Philadelphia on May - 24.  

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

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 May - 24.  

1803  On May - 24 charles LJL Bonaparte, Corsican/French prince of Canino/Musignano  

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

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

1809  Dartmoor Prison opens to house French prisoners of war on May - 24.  

1810  Argentina beings its revolt against Spain on May - 24.  

1810  Abraham Geiger, theologian/author/leader of Reform Judaism on this day in history.  

1811  On this day in history charles Clark, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1877  

1815  On May - 24 george Evans discovers Lachlan River, Australia  

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

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

1818  On May - 24 gen Andrew Jackson captures Pensacola Florida  

1819  The birth of Queen Victoria on May - 24.  

1819  On this day in history 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 May - 24 battle of Pichincha, Bolívar secures independence of Quito from Spain  

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

1826  Friedrich Fesca, composer, dies at 37 on May - 24.  

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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 this day in history birth of william Gilbert, Essex England, physicist (researcher into magnetism)  

1605  On May - 24 birth of nikon, [Nikita Minin], patriarch of Russian-orthodox church  

1610  On May - 24 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 May - 24 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 this day in history 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  Nicolas Copernicus, astronomer, dies in Poland on May - 24.  

1612  Robert Cecil, 1st Earl of Salisbury/PM (1598-1612), dies at 48 on May - 24.