Historical Events In April - 24
Monday, 17 January 2022
0624 On April - 24 mellitus, third Archbishop of Canterbury
0709 Wilfried, bishop of York, dies at about 76 on April - 24.
0729 On this day in history egbert[us], English bishop/saint, dies in Iona at 89
0858 On April - 24 nicolaas I succeeds Benedict III as pope
1061 On this day in history halley's Comet sparks English monk to predict country'll be destroyed
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 this day in history.
1288 On this day in history jews of Yroyes France are accused of ritual murder
1311 Gen Malik Kafur returns to Delhi after campaign in South India on April - 24.
1364 On April - 24 pope Urbabus V names John V van Virneburg as bishop of Utrecht
1524 Duke of Bourbon drives admiral Bonnivet out of Milan on April - 24.
1530 On April - 24 jacopo Sannazaro, Italian poet (De partu Virginis), dies
1538 Gugliemo Gonzaga, composer on April - 24.
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 this day in history.
1570 Battles between Spanish troops & followers of sultan Suleiman on this day in history.
1594 Benedikt Lechler, composer on this day in history.
1596 On April - 24 pacificatie of Ireland drawn
1617 Carlo Concino, French marquis of Ancre/state advisor, murdered on this day in history.
1620 John Graunt, statistician, founder of science of demography on April - 24.
1660 Cornelis Dusart, Dutch painter/engraver on April - 24.
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 Giovanni Battista Martini, composer on this day in history.
1721 On April - 24 johann Philipp Kirnberger, German composer, baptised
1731 Daniel Defoe English novelist (Robinson Crusoe), dies on this day in history.
1731 On this day in history daniel Defoe, English novelist (Robinson Crusoe), dies
1742 On April - 24 roman Hoffstetter, composer
1743 Edmund Cartwright, England, cleric, inventor (power loom) on April - 24.
1750 On this day in history simon-Antoine-Jean Lhuillier, Swiss mathematician
1758 Florian Wrastill, composer, dies at 41 on April - 24.
1762 On April - 24 russia & Prussia signs peace treaty