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Historical Events In April - 24

Sunday, 13 June 2021

0624  On April - 24 mellitus, third Archbishop of Canterbury  

0709  Wilfried, bishop of York, dies at about 76 on this day in history.  

0729  On this day in history egbert[us], English bishop/saint, dies in Iona at 89  

0858  On April - 24 nicolaas I succeeds Benedict III as pope  

1061  On this day in history halley's Comet sparks English monk to predict country'll be destroyed  

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

1288  Jews of Yroyes France are accused of ritual murder on this day in history.  

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  Duke of Bourbon drives admiral Bonnivet out of Milan on this day in history.  

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

1538  On April - 24 gugliemo Gonzaga, composer  

1547  Battle of Muhlberg: Emperor Karel V vs ruler Johan F the Brave on this day in history.  

1558  Queen Mary Stuart of Scotland marries French crown prince Francois on April - 24.  

1570  On this day in history battles between Spanish troops & followers of sultan Suleiman  

1594  On April - 24 benedikt Lechler, composer  

1596  On April - 24 pacificatie of Ireland drawn  

1617  Carlo Concino, French marquis of Ancre/state advisor, murdered on this day in history.  

1620  John Graunt, statistician, founder of science of demography on this day in history.  

1660  On this day in history cornelis Dusart, Dutch painter/engraver  

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

1704  Boston News-Letter, first successful newspaper in US, established on April - 24.  

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

1706  On April - 24 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 April - 24 roman Hoffstetter, composer  

1743  Edmund Cartwright, England, cleric, inventor (power loom) on April - 24.  

1750  Simon-Antoine-Jean Lhuillier, Swiss mathematician on this day in history.  

1758  On this day in history florian Wrastill, composer, dies at 41  

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 this day in history birth of william I of Orange (d. 1584)  

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

1581  On April - 24 birth of vincent de Paul, French saint (d. 1660)  

1594  Benedikt Lechler, composer was born on this day in history.  

1620  John Graunt, statistician, founder of science of demography was born on this day in history.  

1660  On April - 24 birth of cornelis Dusart, Dutch painter/engraver  

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

1706  On April - 24 birth of giovanni Battista Martini, composer  

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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 this day in history.  

0709  On this day in history wilfried, bishop of York, dies at about 76  

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

1077  Geza I, King of Hungary (1074-7), dies on April - 24.  

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

1338  On this day in history death of marquis Theodore I of Montferrat (b. 1291)  

1530  On this day in history jacopo Sannazaro, Italian poet (De partu Virginis), dies  

1617  Death of Carlo Concino, French marquis of Ancre/state advisor, murdered on April - 24.  

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