Historical Events In June - 24
Thursday, 18 April 2019
0451 10th recorded perihelion passage of Halley's Comet on this day in history.
0803 Higbald of Lindisfarne on this day in history.
0843 On June - 24 vikings destroy Nantes
0972 Battle of Cedynia, the first documented victory of Polish forces, takes place on June - 24.
1128 Afonso I of Portugal defeats army of his mother Theresa on this day in history.
1244 Hendrik I, the Child, 1st count of Hessen (1256-1308) on June - 24.
1298 On this day in history rindfleish Persecutions-Jews of Ifhauben Austria massacred
1314 Battle of Bannockburn; Scotland regains independence from England on June - 24.
1322 On June - 24 jews are expelled from France
1322 Jews are expelled from France for 3rd time on June - 24.
1322 Johanna, duchess of Brabant/Limburg (Joyful Entry) on this day in history.
1340 On this day in history battle at Lock: English fleet beats France/Genuezen, 10-30,000 killed
1374 On June - 24 a sudden outbreak of St. John's Dance causes people in the streets of Aachen, Germany, to experience hallucinations and begin to jump and twitch uncontrollably until they collapse from exhaustion.
1396 On June - 24 crusaders under earl of Nevers reach Vienna
1397 Sultan Bajezid I release caught crusaders free, for ransom on June - 24.
1441 Eton College founded by Henry VI on this day in history.
1472 Zoe Paleologa departs Rome for Moscow on this day in history.
1475 Albrecht von Eyb, German parson (Bamberg & Eichstattt), dies at 54 on June - 24.
1497 John Cabot claims eastern Canada for England on this day in history.
1497 On this day in history john Cabot claims eastern Canada for England (believes he found Asia in Nova Scotia)
1499 Johannes Brenz, German theologist (Dutch Brentians) on this day in history.
1509 On June - 24 henry VIII crowned King of England
1519 Lucrezia Borgia, daughter of Pope Alexander, dies at 39 on June - 24.
1522 On June - 24 battle at La Bicocca: Emperor Karel V beats France
1527 On June - 24 gustaaf I begins Reformation in Sweden, taking RC possessions
1529 Zurich & catholic kantons sign Peace of Kappel on this day in history.
1533 Robert Dudley, earl of Leicester/English commander-in-chief in Neth on June - 24.
1535 Anabaptists Protestants conquerered &disbanded on this day in history.
1535 Anabaptists Protestants conquered & disbanded on June - 24.
1540 On June - 24 henry VIII divorces his 4th wife, Anne of Cleves
1542 On this day in history juan de la Cruz, [de Yepes], Spanish Carmelet/poet/saint
1546 On this day in history robert Parsons, English jesuit (A Letter Disclosure)
1561 On this day in history rombout Hogerbeets, lawyer/pension minister of Leiden
1572 5 clergymen of Enkhuizen, hanged on June - 24.