Historical Events In February - 24
Tuesday, 02 March 2021
1595 On February - 24 matthias C Sarbiewski, [Sarbievius], Polish jesuit/poet
1597 Flemish painter Frederick of Valckenborch becomes porter of Frankfurt-on-Main on this day in history.
1607 On this day in history claudio Monteverdi's opera "Orfeo," premieres in Mantua
1613 English princess Elizabeth marries earl Frederik of Palts on this day in history.
1642 On this day in history marco da Gagliano, Italian opera composer, dies at about 66
1666 Nicholas Lanier, composer, dies at 77 on February - 24.
1679 On this day in history domenico Natale Sarro, Italian opera composer
1684 On this day in history catherine I, Empress of Russia 1725-27, Dorpat, Estonia
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 On this day in history bernard S Albinus, [Weiss], German surgeon/anatomist
1704 Hubert Renotte, composer on February - 24.
1704 On February - 24 marc-Antoine Charpentier, French composer (church music), dies
1708 Prince Johan Willem Friso sworn in as viceroy of Groningen on February - 24.
1711 On February - 24 handel's opera "Rinaldo" premieres, London
1717 On February - 24 bernhard Hupfeld, composer
1735 Georg Friedrich Kauffman, composer, dies at 56 on February - 24.
1739 On February - 24 battle of Karnal: The army of Iranian ruler Nadir Shah defeats the forces of the Mughal emperor of India, Muhammad Shah.
1766 On this day in history samuel Wesley, Bristol England, composer/organist (Exultate Deo)
1771 On February - 24 johann Baptist Cramer, German/British pianist/composer/publisher
1779 George Rogers Clark captures Vincennes IN from British on this day in history.
1779 George Rogers Clark captures Vincennes (Ind) from British on February - 24.
1784 On February - 24 anton Laube, composer, dies at 65
1785 On February - 24 carlo Bonaparte, Corsican attorney, dies at 39
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 On this day in history wilhelm Karl Grimm, Hanau Germany, story teller (Grimm's Fairy Tales)
1793 On February - 24 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 February - 24 supreme Court first rules a law unconstitutional (Marbury vs Madison)
1803 On February - 24 supreme Court 1st rules a law unconstitutional (Marbury v Madison)
1804 On February - 24 london's Drury Lane Theatre burns to the ground, leaving owner Richard Brinsley Sheridan destitute.
1806 John Nieuwenhuijzen, theologist (Society for General Use), dies at 81 on February - 24.