Historical Events In June - 24
Monday, 18 February 2019
0451 10th recorded perihelion passage of Halley's Comet on this day in history.
0803 Higbald of Lindisfarne on June - 24.
0843 Vikings destroy Nantes on this day in history.
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 June - 24.
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 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 Crusaders under earl of Nevers reach Vienna on June - 24.
1397 On June - 24 sultan Bajezid I release caught crusaders free, for ransom
1441 Eton College founded by Henry VI on this day in history.
1472 On June - 24 zoe Paleologa departs Rome for Moscow
1475 On June - 24 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 June - 24.
1499 On this day in history johannes Brenz, German theologist (Dutch Brentians)
1509 Henry VIII crowned King of England on June - 24.
1519 On this day in history lucrezia Borgia, daughter of Pope Alexander, dies at 39
1522 On June - 24 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 On June - 24 robert Dudley, earl of Leicester/English commander-in-chief in Neth
1535 Anabaptists Protestants conquerered &disbanded on this day in history.
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 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 On this day in history rombout Hogerbeets, lawyer/pension minister of Leiden
1572 5 clergymen of Enkhuizen, hanged on this day in history.