Famous Deaths In May - 24
Thursday, 29 October 2020
1144 Petronella, wife of earl Floris II the Vette of Holland/regent, dies on May - 24.
1153 On May - 24 david I, King of Scotland, dies
1351 On this day in history 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 Death of Ambroise de LorĂ©, French military commander (b. 1396) on this day in history.
1543 On this day in history nicolas Copernicus, astronomer, dies in Poland
1612 Robert Cecil, 1st Earl of Salisbury/PM (1598-1612), dies at 48 on May - 24.
1665 Maria de Jesus de Agreda [Maria Coronel], Spanish franciscans, dies on May - 24.
1669 On May - 24 pieter Cuypers, South Neth lawyer, dies at 48
1670 Ferdinand II, ruler of Toscane, dies at 59 on this day in history.
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 this day in history.
1734 On May - 24 death of georg Ernst Stahl, German physician and chemist (b. 1660)
1749 On this day in history death of graf Valentin Potocki, Polish nobleman
1751 On this day in history william Hamilton, of Gilbertsfield, poet, dies
1762 On May - 24 joseph Umstatt, composer, dies at 51
1773 Jan Zach, composer, dies at 73 on May - 24.
1792 George Brydges, 1st baron Rodney/admiral, dies on May - 24.
1804 On May - 24 simon Style, Fries medical/writer, dies at 73
1806 Death of John Campbell, 5th Duke of Argyll, British field marshal (b. 1723) on this day in history.
1826 On this day in history friedrich Fesca, composer, dies at 37
1831 On May - 24 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 May - 24.
1861 Death of Elmer Ellsworth, US warrior (Chicago Zouaves), shot to death at 23 on May - 24.
1871 On May - 24 francisco Salvador Daniel, composer, dies at 40
1872 Julius Schnorr von Carolsfeld, painter, dies on this day in history.
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 Samuel Palmer, landscape painter, dies on May - 24.
1883 Death of Abdel Kadir, Algerian leader (b. 1808) on this day in history.