Historical Events In June - 24
Monday, 19 April 2021
0451 10th recorded perihelion passage of Halley's Comet on June - 24.
0803 On this day in history higbald of Lindisfarne
0843 Vikings destroy Nantes on June - 24.
0972 On June - 24 battle of Cedynia, the first documented victory of Polish forces, takes place.
1128 On June - 24 afonso I of Portugal defeats army of his mother Theresa
1244 Hendrik I, the Child, 1st count of Hessen (1256-1308) on June - 24.
1298 Rindfleish Persecutions-Jews of Ifhauben Austria massacred on June - 24.
1314 On June - 24 battle of Bannockburn; Scotland regains independence from England
1322 On June - 24 jews are expelled from France
1322 Jews are expelled from France for 3rd time on this day in history.
1322 Johanna, duchess of Brabant/Limburg (Joyful Entry) on June - 24.
1340 Battle at Lock: English fleet beats France/Genuezen, 10-30,000 killed on June - 24.
1374 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 on this day in history.
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 this day in history.
1472 Zoe Paleologa departs Rome for Moscow on this day in history.
1475 On this day in history albrecht von Eyb, German parson (Bamberg & Eichstattt), dies at 54
1497 On this day in history 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 Johannes Brenz, German theologist (Dutch Brentians) on this day in history.
1509 On this day in history henry VIII crowned King of England
1519 On this day in history lucrezia Borgia, daughter of Pope Alexander, dies at 39
1522 On this day in history battle at La Bicocca: Emperor Karel V beats France
1527 On this day in history 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 this day in history.
1535 On June - 24 anabaptists Protestants conquerered &disbanded
1535 On this day in history anabaptists Protestants conquered & disbanded
1540 On June - 24 henry VIII divorces his 4th wife, Anne of Cleves
1542 On June - 24 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 June - 24 rombout Hogerbeets, lawyer/pension minister of Leiden
1572 5 clergymen of Enkhuizen, hanged on June - 24.