Historical Events In April - 24
Tuesday, 15 October 2019
0624 On this day in history mellitus, third Archbishop of Canterbury
0709 Wilfried, bishop of York, dies at about 76 on April - 24.
0729 On April - 24 egbert[us], English bishop/saint, dies in Iona at 89
0858 Nicolaas I succeeds Benedict III as pope on April - 24.
1061 Halley's Comet sparks English monk to predict country'll be destroyed on April - 24.
1077 Geza I, King of Hungary (1074-7), dies on April - 24.
1185 On April - 24 battle at Danoura: Yoshitsune Minamoto's fleet beats imperial fleet
1185 Antoku Taira, emperor of Japan (1180-85), drowns on April - 24.
1288 On this day in history jews of Yroyes France are accused of ritual murder
1311 On this day in history gen Malik Kafur returns to Delhi after campaign in South India
1364 On this day in history pope Urbabus V names John V van Virneburg as bishop of Utrecht
1524 On April - 24 duke of Bourbon drives admiral Bonnivet out of Milan
1530 On April - 24 jacopo Sannazaro, Italian poet (De partu Virginis), dies
1538 On this day in history gugliemo Gonzaga, composer
1547 On April - 24 battle of Muhlberg: Emperor Karel V vs ruler Johan F the Brave
1558 Queen Mary Stuart of Scotland marries French crown prince Francois on April - 24.
1570 On this day in history battles between Spanish troops & followers of sultan Suleiman
1594 On April - 24 benedikt Lechler, composer
1596 Pacificatie of Ireland drawn on April - 24.
1617 Carlo Concino, French marquis of Ancre/state advisor, murdered on April - 24.
1620 John Graunt, statistician, founder of science of demography on this day in history.
1660 On this day in history cornelis Dusart, Dutch painter/engraver
1670 On April - 24 christian Ludwig Boxberg, composer
1704 Boston News-Letter, first successful newspaper in US, established on April - 24.
1704 On this day in history "Boston News-Letter," 1st successful newspaper in US, forms
1706 On this day in history giovanni Battista Martini, composer
1721 On April - 24 johann Philipp Kirnberger, German composer, baptised
1731 Daniel Defoe English novelist (Robinson Crusoe), dies on April - 24.
1731 On April - 24 daniel Defoe, English novelist (Robinson Crusoe), dies
1742 On this day in history roman Hoffstetter, composer
1743 Edmund Cartwright, England, cleric, inventor (power loom) on April - 24.
1750 On April - 24 simon-Antoine-Jean Lhuillier, Swiss mathematician
1758 On April - 24 florian Wrastill, composer, dies at 41
1762 Russia & Prussia signs peace treaty on April - 24.