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Historical Events In April - 24

Monday, 08 March 2021

0624  Mellitus, third Archbishop of Canterbury on this day in history.  

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

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

0858  Nicolaas I succeeds Benedict III as pope on this day in history.  

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

1288  On April - 24 jews of Yroyes France are accused of ritual murder  

1311  Gen Malik Kafur returns to Delhi after campaign in South India on April - 24.  

1364  On April - 24 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  Jacopo Sannazaro, Italian poet (De partu Virginis), dies on this day in history.  

1538  Gugliemo Gonzaga, composer on April - 24.  

1547  Battle of Muhlberg: Emperor Karel V vs ruler Johan F the Brave on April - 24.  

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 April - 24.  

1594  On April - 24 benedikt Lechler, composer  

1596  On April - 24 pacificatie of Ireland drawn  

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

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  On April - 24 christian Ludwig Boxberg, composer  

1704  Boston News-Letter, first successful newspaper in US, established on this day in history.  

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

1706  Giovanni Battista Martini, composer on this day in history.  

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

1731  On this day in history daniel Defoe English novelist (Robinson Crusoe), dies  

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

1742  Roman Hoffstetter, composer on this day in history.  

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

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

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

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  On April - 24 death of mellitus, third Archbishop of Canterbury  

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 April - 24.  

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

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

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

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

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

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