Historical Events In June - 24
Wednesday, 28 October 2020
0451 10th recorded perihelion passage of Halley's Comet on June - 24.
0803 Higbald of Lindisfarne on this day in history.
0843 On this day in history 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 On June - 24 battle of Bannockburn; Scotland regains independence from England
1322 Jews are expelled from France on this day in history.
1322 Jews are expelled from France for 3rd time on this day in history.
1322 Johanna, duchess of Brabant/Limburg (Joyful Entry) on this day in history.
1340 On June - 24 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 On June - 24 eton College founded by Henry VI
1472 On June - 24 zoe Paleologa departs Rome for Moscow
1475 On this day in history albrecht von Eyb, German parson (Bamberg & Eichstattt), dies at 54
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 this day in history.
1499 Johannes Brenz, German theologist (Dutch Brentians) on June - 24.
1509 Henry VIII crowned King of England on June - 24.
1519 Lucrezia Borgia, daughter of Pope Alexander, dies at 39 on June - 24.
1522 On this day in history battle at La Bicocca: Emperor Karel V beats France
1527 Gustaaf I begins Reformation in Sweden, taking RC possessions on June - 24.
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 On June - 24 anabaptists Protestants conquerered &disbanded
1535 Anabaptists Protestants conquered & disbanded on June - 24.
1540 On this day in history henry VIII divorces his 4th wife, Anne of Cleves
1542 Juan de la Cruz, [de Yepes], Spanish Carmelet/poet/saint on this day in history.
1546 On June - 24 robert Parsons, English jesuit (A Letter Disclosure)
1561 Rombout Hogerbeets, lawyer/pension minister of Leiden on this day in history.
1572 5 clergymen of Enkhuizen, hanged on this day in history.