Historical Events In April - 24
Wednesday, 21 April 2021
0624 Mellitus, third Archbishop of Canterbury on this day in history.
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 On this day in history nicolaas I succeeds Benedict III as pope
1061 Halley's Comet sparks English monk to predict country'll be destroyed on April - 24.
1077 On April - 24 geza I, King of Hungary (1074-7), dies
1185 On April - 24 battle at Danoura: Yoshitsune Minamoto's fleet beats imperial fleet
1185 On April - 24 antoku Taira, emperor of Japan (1180-85), drowns
1288 On April - 24 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 this day in history 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 On April - 24 jacopo Sannazaro, Italian poet (De partu Virginis), dies
1538 On this day in history gugliemo Gonzaga, composer
1547 Battle of Muhlberg: Emperor Karel V vs ruler Johan F the Brave on April - 24.
1558 On April - 24 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 Pacificatie of Ireland drawn on this day in history.
1617 On this day in history carlo Concino, French marquis of Ancre/state advisor, murdered
1620 On April - 24 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 Boston News-Letter, first successful newspaper in US, established on this day in history.
1704 "Boston News-Letter," 1st successful newspaper in US, forms on this day in history.
1706 On April - 24 giovanni Battista Martini, composer
1721 Johann Philipp Kirnberger, German composer, baptised on April - 24.
1731 Daniel Defoe English novelist (Robinson Crusoe), dies on this day in history.
1731 On April - 24 daniel Defoe, English novelist (Robinson Crusoe), dies
1742 On April - 24 roman Hoffstetter, composer
1743 On April - 24 edmund Cartwright, England, cleric, inventor (power loom)
1750 Simon-Antoine-Jean Lhuillier, Swiss mathematician on this day in history.
1758 On this day in history florian Wrastill, composer, dies at 41
1762 On April - 24 russia & Prussia signs peace treaty