1533 William I of Orange (d. 1584) was born on this day in history.
1538 On this day in history birth of gugliemo Gonzaga, composer
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 On April - 24 birth of john Graunt, statistician, founder of science of demography
1660 Cornelis Dusart, Dutch painter/engraver was born on this day in history.
1670 On April - 24 birth of christian Ludwig Boxberg, composer
1706 On this day in history birth of giovanni Battista Martini, composer
0624 On this day in history death of mellitus, third Archbishop of Canterbury
0709 On April - 24 wilfried, bishop of York, dies at about 76
0729 On this day in history egbert[us], English bishop/saint, dies in Iona at 89
1077 On April - 24 geza I, King of Hungary (1074-7), dies
1185 Death of Antoku Taira, emperor of Japan (1180-85), drowns on April - 24.
1338 Death of Marquis Theodore I of Montferrat (b. 1291) on this day in history.
1530 Jacopo Sannazaro, Italian poet (De partu Virginis), dies on April - 24.
1617 On April - 24 death of carlo Concino, French marquis of Ancre/state advisor, murdered