Historical Events In April - 24
Wednesday, 04 August 2021
0624 On April - 24 mellitus, third Archbishop of Canterbury
0709 Wilfried, bishop of York, dies at about 76 on this day in history.
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 April - 24 halley's Comet sparks English monk to predict country'll be destroyed
1077 On April - 24 geza I, King of Hungary (1074-7), dies
1185 Battle at Danoura: Yoshitsune Minamoto's fleet beats imperial fleet on April - 24.
1185 Antoku Taira, emperor of Japan (1180-85), drowns on April - 24.
1288 Jews of Yroyes France are accused of ritual murder on this day in history.
1311 On April - 24 gen Malik Kafur returns to Delhi after campaign in South India
1364 On April - 24 pope Urbabus V names John V van Virneburg as bishop of Utrecht
1524 On this day in history duke of Bourbon drives admiral Bonnivet out of Milan
1530 Jacopo Sannazaro, Italian poet (De partu Virginis), dies on this day in history.
1538 Gugliemo Gonzaga, composer on this day in history.
1547 Battle of Muhlberg: Emperor Karel V vs ruler Johan F the Brave on this day in history.
1558 On this day in history queen Mary Stuart of Scotland marries French crown prince Francois
1570 On this day in history battles between Spanish troops & followers of sultan Suleiman
1594 Benedikt Lechler, composer on April - 24.
1596 On April - 24 pacificatie of Ireland drawn
1617 Carlo Concino, French marquis of Ancre/state advisor, murdered on this day in history.
1620 On this day in history john Graunt, statistician, founder of science of demography
1660 On April - 24 cornelis Dusart, Dutch painter/engraver
1670 On this day in history christian Ludwig Boxberg, composer
1704 On April - 24 boston News-Letter, first successful newspaper in US, established
1704 "Boston News-Letter," 1st successful newspaper in US, forms on April - 24.
1706 Giovanni Battista Martini, composer on this day in history.
1721 On this day in history johann Philipp Kirnberger, German composer, baptised
1731 Daniel Defoe English novelist (Robinson Crusoe), dies on this day in history.
1731 Daniel Defoe, English novelist (Robinson Crusoe), dies on this day in history.
1742 On April - 24 roman Hoffstetter, composer
1743 On this day in history edmund Cartwright, England, cleric, inventor (power loom)
1750 Simon-Antoine-Jean Lhuillier, Swiss mathematician on April - 24.
1758 On April - 24 florian Wrastill, composer, dies at 41
1762 Russia & Prussia signs peace treaty on April - 24.