Famous Deaths In May - 24
Wednesday, 21 April 2021
1144 Petronella, wife of earl Floris II the Vette of Holland/regent, dies on this day in history.
1153 David I, King of Scotland, dies on this day in history.
1351 On May - 24 death of abu al-Hasan 'Ali, Sultan of Morocco (b. circa 1297)
1408 Death of Taejo of Joseon, ruler of Korea (b. 1335) on May - 24.
1425 Death of Murdoch Stewart, 2nd Duke of Albany, Scottish politician (b. 1362) on May - 24.
1456 On this day in history death of ambroise de Loré, French military commander (b. 1396)
1543 Nicolas Copernicus, astronomer, dies in Poland on this day in history.
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 May - 24.
1669 Pieter Cuypers, South Neth lawyer, dies at 48 on May - 24.
1670 Ferdinand II, ruler of Toscane, dies at 59 on May - 24.
1696 On this day in history albertine Agnes, princess of Orange-Nassau, dies at 62
1725 Death of Jonathan Wild, English criminal (b. 1682) on May - 24.
1734 On May - 24 death of georg Ernst Stahl, German physician and chemist (b. 1660)
1749 Death of Graf Valentin Potocki, Polish nobleman on this day in history.
1751 William Hamilton, of Gilbertsfield, poet, dies on May - 24.
1762 Joseph Umstatt, composer, dies at 51 on May - 24.
1773 On this day in history jan Zach, composer, dies at 73
1792 On May - 24 george Brydges, 1st baron Rodney/admiral, dies
1804 Simon Style, Fries medical/writer, dies at 73 on this day in history.
1806 On May - 24 death of john Campbell, 5th Duke of Argyll, British field marshal (b. 1723)
1826 On May - 24 friedrich Fesca, composer, dies at 37
1831 Benjamin Carr, composer, dies at 62 on this day in history.
1843 Death of Sylvestre François Lacroix, French mathematician (b. 1765) on this day in history.
1844 William Crockford, clubman/gambler, dies on May - 24.
1850 Jane Porter, novelist (Scottish Chiefs), dies at 74 on this day in history.
1851 On May - 24 stanko Vraz, [Jakob Frass], Slavic poet (Grammatica), dies at 40
1861 Death of Elmer Ellsworth, US warrior (Chicago Zouaves), shot to death at 23 on this day in history.
1871 Francisco Salvador Daniel, composer, dies at 40 on May - 24.
1872 On May - 24 julius Schnorr von Carolsfeld, painter, dies
1876 On May - 24 henry Kingsley, English/Australian writer, dies at 46
1879 On May - 24 william Lloyd Garrison, abolitionist (Liberator), dies at 73
1881 On this day in history samuel Palmer, landscape painter, dies
1883 On this day in history death of abdel Kadir, Algerian leader (b. 1808)