Famous Deaths In May - 24
Saturday, 31 July 2021
1144 On May - 24 petronella, wife of earl Floris II the Vette of Holland/regent, dies
1153 David I, King of Scotland, dies on this day in history.
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 On May - 24 death of murdoch Stewart, 2nd Duke of Albany, Scottish politician (b. 1362)
1456 Death of Ambroise de Loré, French military commander (b. 1396) on May - 24.
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 On this day in history maria de Jesus de Agreda [Maria Coronel], Spanish franciscans, dies
1669 On May - 24 pieter Cuypers, South Neth lawyer, dies at 48
1670 On this day in history ferdinand II, ruler of Toscane, dies at 59
1696 On May - 24 albertine Agnes, princess of Orange-Nassau, dies at 62
1725 On this day in history death of jonathan Wild, English criminal (b. 1682)
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 Jan Zach, composer, dies at 73 on this day in history.
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 May - 24.
1826 Friedrich Fesca, composer, dies at 37 on May - 24.
1831 On May - 24 benjamin Carr, composer, dies at 62
1843 On May - 24 death of sylvestre François Lacroix, French mathematician (b. 1765)
1844 On May - 24 william Crockford, clubman/gambler, dies
1850 Jane Porter, novelist (Scottish Chiefs), dies at 74 on May - 24.
1851 Stanko Vraz, [Jakob Frass], Slavic poet (Grammatica), dies at 40 on May - 24.
1861 On May - 24 death of elmer Ellsworth, US warrior (Chicago Zouaves), shot to death at 23
1871 Francisco Salvador Daniel, composer, dies at 40 on this day in history.
1872 On this day in history julius Schnorr von Carolsfeld, painter, dies
1876 On May - 24 henry Kingsley, English/Australian writer, dies at 46
1879 On this day in history 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)