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Historical Events Happened In May - 24

Friday, 31 October 2014

1738  Methodist Church is established on this day in history.  

1738  Methodist Church forms on May - 24.  

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

1743  Jean-Paul Marat, France, revolutionist on this day in history.  

1749  On May - 24 graf Valentin Potocki, Polish nobleman  

1751  On May - 24 charles Emanuel II, King of Sardina (1796-1802)  

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

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

1754  On this day in history giacomo Conti, composer  

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

1767  Joseph Ignaz Schnabel, composer on May - 24.  

1773  On May - 24 jan Zach, composer, dies at 73  

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 this day in history.  

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

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  Charles LJL Bonaparte, Corsican/French prince of Canino/Musignano on this day in history.  

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

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

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

1811  Charles Clark, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1877 on May - 24.  

1815  George Evans discovers Lachlan River, Australia on May - 24.  

1816  On May - 24 emanuel Leutze, US, painter (Washington Crossing the Delaware)  

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

1818  On May - 24 gen Andrew Jackson captures Pensacola Florida  

1819  On May - 24 the birth of Queen Victoria  

1819  Victoria Alexandrine, Queen of Great Britain (1837-1901) on this day in history.  

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

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

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

1826  On May - 24 friedrich Fesca, composer, dies at 37  

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

1605  Nikon, [Nikita Minin], patriarch of Russian-orthodox church was born on May - 24.  

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

1616  On May - 24 birth of john Maitland, Duke of Lauderdale (d. 1682)  

1619  On May - 24 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 May - 24.  

Famous Deaths In May - 24

Famous People Died On This Day In History

1144  On May - 24 petronella, wife of earl Floris II the Vette of Holland/regent, dies  

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  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  On May - 24 death of ambroise de Loré, French military commander (b. 1396)  

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.