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Historical Events In April - 24

Thursday, 01 October 2020

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

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

0729  Egbert[us], English bishop/saint, dies in Iona at 89 on April - 24.  

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

1061  On April - 24 halley's Comet sparks English monk to predict country'll be destroyed  

1077  On this day in history geza I, King of Hungary (1074-7), dies  

1185  Battle at Danoura: Yoshitsune Minamoto's fleet beats imperial fleet on April - 24.  

1185  Antoku Taira, emperor of Japan (1180-85), drowns on this day in history.  

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

1311  Gen Malik Kafur returns to Delhi after campaign in South India on this day in history.  

1364  On this day in history pope Urbabus V names John V van Virneburg as bishop of Utrecht  

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

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

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  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  Benedikt Lechler, composer on this day in history.  

1596  Pacificatie of Ireland drawn on April - 24.  

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 this day in history.  

1670  On this day in history christian Ludwig Boxberg, composer  

1704  On this day in history boston News-Letter, first successful newspaper in US, established  

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

1706  On April - 24 giovanni Battista Martini, composer  

1721  Johann Philipp Kirnberger, German composer, baptised on this day in history.  

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

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

1742  On April - 24 roman Hoffstetter, composer  

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

1750  On April - 24 simon-Antoine-Jean Lhuillier, Swiss mathematician  

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

1762  On April - 24 russia & Prussia signs peace treaty  

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

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

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

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

1670  On this day in history birth of christian Ludwig Boxberg, composer  

1706  On this day in history 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 April - 24.  

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.  

1077  On this day in history geza I, King of Hungary (1074-7), dies  

1185  On this day in history death of antoku Taira, emperor of Japan (1180-85), drowns  

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

1530  On this day in history 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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