1533 On April - 24 birth of william I of Orange (d. 1584)
1538 On April - 24 birth of gugliemo Gonzaga, composer
1581 On this day in history birth of vincent de Paul, French saint (d. 1660)
1594 On April - 24 birth of benedikt Lechler, composer
1620 On April - 24 birth of john Graunt, statistician, founder of science of demography
1660 On this day in history birth of cornelis Dusart, Dutch painter/engraver
1670 Christian Ludwig Boxberg, composer was born on this day in history.
1706 Giovanni Battista Martini, composer was born on April - 24.
0624 On April - 24 death of 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 April - 24.
1077 Geza I, King of Hungary (1074-7), dies on this day in history.
1185 On April - 24 death of antoku Taira, emperor of Japan (1180-85), drowns
1338 On this day in history 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