Historical Events In February - 24
Monday, 25 September 2023
1595 On February - 24 matthias C Sarbiewski, [Sarbievius], Polish jesuit/poet
1597 On February - 24 flemish painter Frederick of Valckenborch becomes porter of Frankfurt-on-Main
1607 On February - 24 claudio Monteverdi's opera "Orfeo," premieres in Mantua
1613 English princess Elizabeth marries earl Frederik of Palts on this day in history.
1642 On February - 24 marco da Gagliano, Italian opera composer, dies at about 66
1666 Nicholas Lanier, composer, dies at 77 on February - 24.
1679 Domenico Natale Sarro, Italian opera composer on this day in history.
1684 Catherine I, Empress of Russia 1725-27, Dorpat, Estonia on this day in history.
1686 Ferdinando Tacca, Italian painter/son of Pietro Tacca, dies at 66 on February - 24.
1692 On this day in history antimo Liberati, composer, dies at 74
1697 Bernard S Albinus, [Weiss], German surgeon/anatomist on this day in history.
1704 On February - 24 hubert Renotte, composer
1704 Marc-Antoine Charpentier, French composer (church music), dies on February - 24.
1708 Prince Johan Willem Friso sworn in as viceroy of Groningen on February - 24.
1711 Handel's opera "Rinaldo" premieres, London on this day in history.
1717 On February - 24 bernhard Hupfeld, composer
1735 On February - 24 georg Friedrich Kauffman, composer, dies at 56
1739 On this day in history battle of Karnal: The army of Iranian ruler Nadir Shah defeats the forces of the Mughal emperor of India, Muhammad Shah.
1766 On February - 24 samuel Wesley, Bristol England, composer/organist (Exultate Deo)
1771 Johann Baptist Cramer, German/British pianist/composer/publisher on February - 24.
1779 On February - 24 george Rogers Clark captures Vincennes IN from British
1779 George Rogers Clark captures Vincennes (Ind) from British on February - 24.
1784 Anton Laube, composer, dies at 65 on February - 24.
1785 Carlo Bonaparte, Corsican attorney, dies at 39 on February - 24.
1786 The birth of Wilhelm Grimm, Author of fairy tales on this day in history.
1786 On this day in history charles Cornwallis appointed Governor-General of India
1786 Wilhelm Karl Grimm, Hanau Germany, story teller (Grimm's Fairy Tales) on this day in history.
1793 On this day in history french troops conquer Breda
1797 On this day in history samuel Lover, composer
1799 On February - 24 broerius Brorius, theologist (Pensive Christian), dies at about 41
1803 On this day in history supreme Court first rules a law unconstitutional (Marbury vs Madison)
1803 On this day in history supreme Court 1st rules a law unconstitutional (Marbury v Madison)
1804 London's Drury Lane Theatre burns to the ground, leaving owner Richard Brinsley Sheridan destitute on this day in history.
1806 On February - 24 john Nieuwenhuijzen, theologist (Society for General Use), dies at 81