Historical Events In June - 24
Thursday, 22 August 2019
0451 10th recorded perihelion passage of Halley's Comet on June - 24.
0803 Higbald of Lindisfarne on June - 24.
0843 On this day in history vikings destroy Nantes
0972 Battle of Cedynia, the first documented victory of Polish forces, takes place on this day in history.
1128 Afonso I of Portugal defeats army of his mother Theresa on this day in history.
1244 On June - 24 hendrik I, the Child, 1st count of Hessen (1256-1308)
1298 On June - 24 rindfleish Persecutions-Jews of Ifhauben Austria massacred
1314 Battle of Bannockburn; Scotland regains independence from England on June - 24.
1322 On this day in history jews are expelled from France
1322 Jews are expelled from France for 3rd time on this day in history.
1322 On June - 24 johanna, duchess of Brabant/Limburg (Joyful Entry)
1340 Battle at Lock: English fleet beats France/Genuezen, 10-30,000 killed on this day in history.
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 this day in history.
1441 On June - 24 eton College founded by Henry VI
1472 Zoe Paleologa departs Rome for Moscow on June - 24.
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 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 June - 24.
1509 On this day in history henry VIII crowned King of England
1519 Lucrezia Borgia, daughter of Pope Alexander, dies at 39 on this day in history.
1522 Battle at La Bicocca: Emperor Karel V beats France on June - 24.
1527 On this day in history gustaaf I begins Reformation in Sweden, taking RC possessions
1529 On this day in history zurich & catholic kantons sign Peace of Kappel
1533 On June - 24 robert Dudley, earl of Leicester/English commander-in-chief in Neth
1535 On this day in history anabaptists Protestants conquerered &disbanded
1535 On this day in history anabaptists Protestants conquered & disbanded
1540 Henry VIII divorces his 4th wife, Anne of Cleves on this day in history.
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 Rombout Hogerbeets, lawyer/pension minister of Leiden on this day in history.
1572 On June - 24 5 clergymen of Enkhuizen, hanged