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Historical Events In August - 24

Friday, 03 July 2020

0079  Mt Vesuvius erupts, buries Pompeii & Herculaneum on this day in history.  

0079  Mt Vesuvius erupts, buries Pompeii & Herculaneum, 15,000 die on August - 24.  

0410  On this day in history rome overrun by Visigoths, symbolized fall of Western Roman Empire  

1103  Magnus III Berbein, [Blootbeen], King of Norway (1093-1103), dies on August - 24.  

1113  On August - 24 geoffrey Plantagenet, France, conquered Normandy  

1200  John of England, famous for issuing the first Magna Carta, married Isabella of Angouleme at the Bordeaux Cathedral on August - 24.  

1210  Floris IV, Count of Holland on this day in history.  

1215  On this day in history pope Innocent III declares Magna Carta invalid  

1217  Battle at South Foreland: English fleet beats France on this day in history.  

1217  On this day in history eustace "the Monk", French buccaneer, dies in battle  

1313  Henry VII, Holy Roman Emperor, dies on this day in history.  

1313  On this day in history henry VII, Roman Catholic German King/emperor (1308/12-13), dies  

1349  6,000 Jews, blamed for the Plague, are killed in Mainz on this day in history.  

1371  Eduard, duke of Gelre (1361-71), assasinated on this day in history.  

1391  On August - 24 jews of Palma Majorca massacred  

1420  On this day in history albrecht van Eyb, German humanist/parson (Bamberg & Eichstattt)  

1456  On this day in history the printing of the Gutenberg Bible is completed.  

1511  On this day in history portugese troops under Afonso the Albuquerque occupy Malakka  

1516  Battle at Aleppo: Turks beat Syria on August - 24.  

1531  On this day in history ercole Bottrigari, composer  

1542  Conquistador Francisco de Orellana returns to Spain on this day in history.  

1561  On August - 24 willem of Orange marries duchess Anna of Saxon  

1572  King Charles IX orders massacre of thousands of French Protestants on August - 24.  

1572  Gaspard de Châtillon, Count the Coligny, French gen/admiral, beheaded on August - 24.  

1579  John Amner, composer on August - 24.  

1591  Robert Herrick, England, poet (Gather ye rosebuds) (baptized) on this day in history.  

1595  On August - 24 thomas Digges, English astronomer (Universe Infinite), dies  

1608  On this day in history 1st English convoy lands at Surat India  

1647  On this day in history nicholas Stone "Elder", English sculptor/architect, dies at about 61  

1654  On this day in history louis II Condé disbands ends of Atrecht  

1658  Battle at Grevelingen: English fleet beats Spanish on August - 24.  

1662  Act of Uniformity requires English to accept book of Common Prayer on this day in history.  

1664  On August - 24 maria Cunitz, Silesian astronomer (bc. 1610)  

1666  On August - 24 francisco M the Melo, Portuguese author (Obras Morales), dies at 57  

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Famous Birthdays In August - 24

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1113  On August - 24 birth of geoffrey Plantagenet, France, conquered Normandy  

1113  Geoffrey of Anjou, Count of Anjou (d. 1151) was born on this day in history.  

1198  On this day in history birth of king Alexander II of Scotland (d. 1249)  

1210  Floris IV, Count of Holland was born on August - 24.  

1358  On August - 24 birth of king John I of Castile (d. 1390)  

1393  On this day in history birth of arthur III, Duke of Brittany (d. 1458)  

1420  On August - 24 birth of albrecht van Eyb, German humanist/parson (Bamberg & Eichstattt)  

1531  Ercole Bottrigari, composer was born on August - 24.  

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Famous Deaths In August - 24

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0079  Death of Pliny the Elder, Roman writer and naturalist (b. 23) on August - 24.  

1103  Magnus III Berbein, [Blootbeen], King of Norway (1093-1103), dies on August - 24.  

1217  On this day in history eustace "the Monk", French buccaneer, dies in battle  

1313  On August - 24 henry VII, Roman Catholic German King/emperor (1308/12-13), dies  

1371  Death of Eduard, duke of Gelre (1361-71), assasinated on this day in history.  

1540  On this day in history death of girolamo Francesco Maria Mazzola, Italian painter (b. 1503)  

1542  On this day in history death of gasparo Contarini, Italian diplomat and cardinal (b. 1483)  

1572  Death of Gaspard de Châtillon, Count the Coligny, French gen/admiral, beheaded on August - 24.  

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