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.