Historical Events In June - 24
Tuesday, 11 August 2020
0451 On June - 24 10th recorded perihelion passage of Halley's Comet
0803 Higbald of Lindisfarne on this day in history.
0843 Vikings destroy Nantes on this day in history.
0972 On this day in history battle of Cedynia, the first documented victory of Polish forces, takes place.
1128 On this day in history afonso I of Portugal defeats army of his mother Theresa
1244 On this day in history hendrik I, the Child, 1st count of Hessen (1256-1308)
1298 On this day in history rindfleish Persecutions-Jews of Ifhauben Austria massacred
1314 On June - 24 battle of Bannockburn; Scotland regains independence from England
1322 On this day in history jews are expelled from France
1322 On June - 24 jews are expelled from France for 3rd time
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 this day in history 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 June - 24.
1472 On this day in history zoe Paleologa departs Rome for Moscow
1475 Albrecht von Eyb, German parson (Bamberg & Eichstattt), dies at 54 on June - 24.
1497 On June - 24 john Cabot claims eastern Canada for England
1497 John Cabot claims eastern Canada for England (believes he found Asia in Nova Scotia) on June - 24.
1499 On June - 24 johannes Brenz, German theologist (Dutch Brentians)
1509 On June - 24 henry VIII crowned King of England
1519 On this day in history lucrezia Borgia, daughter of Pope Alexander, dies at 39
1522 Battle at La Bicocca: Emperor Karel V beats France on this day in history.
1527 On June - 24 gustaaf I begins Reformation in Sweden, taking RC possessions
1529 On June - 24 zurich & catholic kantons sign Peace of Kappel
1533 Robert Dudley, earl of Leicester/English commander-in-chief in Neth on this day in history.
1535 On this day in history anabaptists Protestants conquerered &disbanded
1535 Anabaptists Protestants conquered & disbanded on this day in history.
1540 Henry VIII divorces his 4th wife, Anne of Cleves on June - 24.
1542 Juan de la Cruz, [de Yepes], Spanish Carmelet/poet/saint on June - 24.
1546 Robert Parsons, English jesuit (A Letter Disclosure) on June - 24.
1561 Rombout Hogerbeets, lawyer/pension minister of Leiden on this day in history.
1572 On this day in history 5 clergymen of Enkhuizen, hanged