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Historical Events In April - 24

Wednesday, 08 July 2020

0624  On this day in history mellitus, third Archbishop of Canterbury  

0709  On April - 24 wilfried, bishop of York, dies at about 76  

0729  Egbert[us], English bishop/saint, dies in Iona at 89 on this day in history.  

0858  Nicolaas I succeeds Benedict III as pope on April - 24.  

1061  Halley's Comet sparks English monk to predict country'll be destroyed on April - 24.  

1077  Geza I, King of Hungary (1074-7), dies on this day in history.  

1185  On April - 24 battle at Danoura: Yoshitsune Minamoto's fleet beats imperial fleet  

1185  On April - 24 antoku Taira, emperor of Japan (1180-85), drowns  

1288  Jews of Yroyes France are accused of ritual murder on April - 24.  

1311  On this day in history gen Malik Kafur returns to Delhi after campaign in South India  

1364  Pope Urbabus V names John V van Virneburg as bishop of Utrecht on this day in history.  

1524  On this day in history duke of Bourbon drives admiral Bonnivet out of Milan  

1530  Jacopo Sannazaro, Italian poet (De partu Virginis), dies on this day in history.  

1538  Gugliemo Gonzaga, composer on April - 24.  

1547  On this day in history battle of Muhlberg: Emperor Karel V vs ruler Johan F the Brave  

1558  On this day in history queen Mary Stuart of Scotland marries French crown prince Francois  

1570  Battles between Spanish troops & followers of sultan Suleiman on this day in history.  

1594  On this day in history benedikt Lechler, composer  

1596  Pacificatie of Ireland drawn on this day in history.  

1617  On April - 24 carlo Concino, French marquis of Ancre/state advisor, murdered  

1620  On this day in history john Graunt, statistician, founder of science of demography  

1660  Cornelis Dusart, Dutch painter/engraver on April - 24.  

1670  Christian Ludwig Boxberg, composer on this day in history.  

1704  On April - 24 boston News-Letter, first successful newspaper in US, established  

1704  "Boston News-Letter," 1st successful newspaper in US, forms on April - 24.  

1706  On this day in history giovanni Battista Martini, composer  

1721  On April - 24 johann Philipp Kirnberger, German composer, baptised  

1731  Daniel Defoe English novelist (Robinson Crusoe), dies on April - 24.  

1731  Daniel Defoe, English novelist (Robinson Crusoe), dies on this day in history.  

1742  On this day in history roman Hoffstetter, composer  

1743  Edmund Cartwright, England, cleric, inventor (power loom) on this day in history.  

1750  On this day in history simon-Antoine-Jean Lhuillier, Swiss mathematician  

1758  Florian Wrastill, composer, dies at 41 on this day in history.  

1762  Russia & Prussia signs peace treaty on April - 24.  

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Famous Birthdays In April - 24

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1533  On April - 24 birth of william I of Orange (d. 1584)  

1538  Gugliemo Gonzaga, composer was born on this day in history.  

1581  Vincent de Paul, French saint (d. 1660) was born on this day in history.  

1594  Benedikt Lechler, composer was born on April - 24.  

1620  On April - 24 birth of john Graunt, statistician, founder of science of demography  

1660  Cornelis Dusart, Dutch painter/engraver was born on this day in history.  

1670  Christian Ludwig Boxberg, composer was born on April - 24.  

1706  Giovanni Battista Martini, composer was born on April - 24.  

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Famous Deaths In April - 24

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0624  Death of Mellitus, third Archbishop of Canterbury on April - 24.  

0709  Wilfried, bishop of York, dies at about 76 on April - 24.  

0729  On April - 24 egbert[us], English bishop/saint, dies in Iona at 89  

1077  Geza I, King of Hungary (1074-7), dies on this day in history.  

1185  Death of Antoku Taira, emperor of Japan (1180-85), drowns on April - 24.  

1338  On April - 24 death of marquis Theodore I of Montferrat (b. 1291)  

1530  On April - 24 jacopo Sannazaro, Italian poet (De partu Virginis), dies  

1617  On April - 24 death of carlo Concino, French marquis of Ancre/state advisor, murdered  

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