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Historical Events In August - 24

Monday, 20 January 2020

0079  Mt Vesuvius erupts, buries Pompeii & Herculaneum on August - 24.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

0079  Mt Vesuvius erupts, buries Pompeii & Herculaneum, 15,000 die on August - 24.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

0410  Rome overrun by Visigoths, symbolized fall of Western Roman Empire on August - 24.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1103  Magnus III Berbein, [Blootbeen], King of Norway (1093-1103), dies on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1113  On this day in history geoffrey Plantagenet, France, conquered Normandy  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1200  On this day in history john of England, famous for issuing the first Magna Carta, married Isabella of Angouleme at the Bordeaux Cathedral.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1210  Floris IV, Count of Holland on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1215  Pope Innocent III declares Magna Carta invalid on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1217  On August - 24 battle at South Foreland: English fleet beats France  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1217  On this day in history eustace "the Monk", French buccaneer, dies in battle  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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1313  On this day in history henry VII, Holy Roman Emperor, dies.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1313  On this day in history henry VII, Roman Catholic German King/emperor (1308/12-13), dies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1349  On August - 24 6,000 Jews, blamed for the Plague, are killed in Mainz  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1371  On August - 24 eduard, duke of Gelre (1361-71), assasinated  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1391  On August - 24 jews of Palma Majorca massacred  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1420  Albrecht van Eyb, German humanist/parson (Bamberg & Eichstattt) on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1456  On August - 24 the printing of the Gutenberg Bible is completed.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1511  On August - 24 portugese troops under Afonso the Albuquerque occupy Malakka  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1516  On August - 24 battle at Aleppo: Turks beat Syria  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1531  Ercole Bottrigari, composer on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1542  Conquistador Francisco de Orellana returns to Spain on August - 24.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1561  Willem of Orange marries duchess Anna of Saxon on August - 24.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1572  King Charles IX orders massacre of thousands of French Protestants on August - 24.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1572  On this day in history gaspard de Châtillon, Count the Coligny, French gen/admiral, beheaded  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1579  On August - 24 john Amner, composer  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1591  On this day in history robert Herrick, England, poet (Gather ye rosebuds) (baptized)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1595  On this day in history thomas Digges, English astronomer (Universe Infinite), dies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1608  On this day in history 1st English convoy lands at Surat India  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1647  On August - 24 nicholas Stone "Elder", English sculptor/architect, dies at about 61  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1654  On this day in history louis II CondĂ© disbands ends of Atrecht  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1658  On August - 24 battle at Grevelingen: English fleet beats Spanish  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1662  On this day in history act of Uniformity requires English to accept book of Common Prayer  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1664  On this day in history maria Cunitz, Silesian astronomer (bc. 1610)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1666  On August - 24 francisco M the Melo, Portuguese author (Obras Morales), dies at 57  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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1113  Geoffrey Plantagenet, France, conquered Normandy was born on August - 24.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1113  On this day in history birth of geoffrey of Anjou, Count of Anjou (d. 1151)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1198  On August - 24 birth of king Alexander II of Scotland (d. 1249)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1210  Floris IV, Count of Holland was born on August - 24.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1358  King John I of Castile (d. 1390) was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1393  On August - 24 birth of arthur III, Duke of Brittany (d. 1458)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1420  Albrecht van Eyb, German humanist/parson (Bamberg & Eichstattt) was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1531  On August - 24 birth of ercole Bottrigari, composer  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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0079  On August - 24 death of pliny the Elder, Roman writer and naturalist (b. 23)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1103  Magnus III Berbein, [Blootbeen], King of Norway (1093-1103), dies on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1217  On this day in history eustace "the Monk", French buccaneer, dies in battle  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1313  Henry VII, Roman Catholic German King/emperor (1308/12-13), dies on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1371  On this day in history death of eduard, duke of Gelre (1361-71), assasinated  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1540  Death of Girolamo Francesco Maria Mazzola, Italian painter (b. 1503) on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1542  On August - 24 death of gasparo Contarini, Italian diplomat and cardinal (b. 1483)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1572  On August - 24 death of gaspard de Châtillon, Count the Coligny, French gen/admiral, beheaded  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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