Famous Deaths In May - 24
Monday, 10 August 2020
1144 On this day in history petronella, wife of earl Floris II the Vette of Holland/regent, dies
1153 On May - 24 david I, King of Scotland, dies
1351 Death of Abu al-Hasan 'Ali, Sultan of Morocco (b. circa 1297) on May - 24.
1408 On this day in history death of taejo of Joseon, ruler of Korea (b. 1335)
1425 Death of Murdoch Stewart, 2nd Duke of Albany, Scottish politician (b. 1362) on this day in history.
1456 On this day in history death of ambroise de LorĂ©, French military commander (b. 1396)
1543 On May - 24 nicolas Copernicus, astronomer, dies in Poland
1612 On May - 24 robert Cecil, 1st Earl of Salisbury/PM (1598-1612), dies at 48
1665 Maria de Jesus de Agreda [Maria Coronel], Spanish franciscans, dies on this day in history.
1669 Pieter Cuypers, South Neth lawyer, dies at 48 on May - 24.
1670 On this day in history ferdinand II, ruler of Toscane, dies at 59
1696 Albertine Agnes, princess of Orange-Nassau, dies at 62 on this day in history.
1725 Death of Jonathan Wild, English criminal (b. 1682) on May - 24.
1734 Death of Georg Ernst Stahl, German physician and chemist (b. 1660) on May - 24.
1749 Death of Graf Valentin Potocki, Polish nobleman on May - 24.
1751 On May - 24 william Hamilton, of Gilbertsfield, poet, dies
1762 On this day in history joseph Umstatt, composer, dies at 51
1773 Jan Zach, composer, dies at 73 on this day in history.
1792 On May - 24 george Brydges, 1st baron Rodney/admiral, dies
1804 On May - 24 simon Style, Fries medical/writer, dies at 73
1806 On this day in history death of john Campbell, 5th Duke of Argyll, British field marshal (b. 1723)
1826 On May - 24 friedrich Fesca, composer, dies at 37
1831 On this day in history benjamin Carr, composer, dies at 62
1843 On May - 24 death of sylvestre FranĂ§ois Lacroix, French mathematician (b. 1765)
1844 William Crockford, clubman/gambler, dies on this day in history.
1850 Jane Porter, novelist (Scottish Chiefs), dies at 74 on this day in history.
1851 Stanko Vraz, [Jakob Frass], Slavic poet (Grammatica), dies at 40 on this day in history.
1861 On this day in history death of elmer Ellsworth, US warrior (Chicago Zouaves), shot to death at 23
1871 On May - 24 francisco Salvador Daniel, composer, dies at 40
1872 On May - 24 julius Schnorr von Carolsfeld, painter, dies
1876 Henry Kingsley, English/Australian writer, dies at 46 on May - 24.
1879 William Lloyd Garrison, abolitionist (Liberator), dies at 73 on this day in history.
1881 On May - 24 samuel Palmer, landscape painter, dies
1883 Death of Abdel Kadir, Algerian leader (b. 1808) on May - 24.