Historical Events In May - 24
Wednesday, 23 September 2020
0015 Julius Caesar Germanicus, Roman commandant on this day in history.
1086 On May - 24 abbott Dauferio/Desiderius becomes Pope Victor III
1144 On this day in history petronella, wife of earl Floris II the Vette of Holland/regent, dies
1153 On this day in history malcolm IV becomes king of Scotland
1153 David I, King of Scotland, dies on this day in history.
1218 The Fifth Crusade leaves Acre for Egypt on May - 24.
1276 Magnus Ladulås is crowned King of Sweden in Uppsala Cathedral on May - 24.
1300 On this day in history king Philip IV occupies Flanders, Earl Gwijde captured
1370 Hanzesteden signs peace treaty with Danish king Waldemar IV on this day in history.
1487 Imposter Lambert Simnel ceremony crowned as King Edward VI of Dublin on May - 24.
1543 On this day in history nicolas Copernicus, astronomer, dies in Poland
1544 William Gilbert, Essex England, physicist (researcher into magnetism) on May - 24.
1595 Nomenclator of Leiden University Library appears, the first printed catalog of an institutional library on this day in history.
1605 On this day in history nikon, [Nikita Minin], patriarch of Russian-orthodox church
1610 On May - 24 giovanni Battista Chinelli, composer
1612 On May - 24 robert Cecil, 1st Earl of Salisbury/PM (1598-1612), dies at 48
1619 Philips Wouwerman(s), Dutch painter on May - 24.
1621 The Protestant Union is formally dissolved on May - 24.
1626 On May - 24 peter Minuet buys Manhattan from Indians for trinkets, valued at $24
1650 John Churchill, 1st duke of Marlborough, English general strategist on this day in history.
1653 On May - 24 german Parliament selects Ferdinand II king of Austria
1658 Battle of Dunes (Spanish-French War) fought on May - 24.
1660 On May - 24 english king Charles II visits Netherlands
1665 Maria de Jesus de Agreda [Maria Coronel], Spanish franciscans, dies on May - 24.
1667 French troops attack into Southern Netherlands on May - 24.
1669 On this day in history pieter Cuypers, South Neth lawyer, dies at 48
1670 On May - 24 ferdinand II, ruler of Toscane, dies at 59
1677 Alexandre de Villenueve, composer on May - 24.
1689 On this day in history english Parliament guarantees freedom of religion for Protestants
1696 On May - 24 albertine Agnes, princess of Orange-Nassau, dies at 62
1697 English king Willem III travels through northern Europe on this day in history.
1726 People's revolt due to increase in gin/brandy tax on May - 24.
1726 -26] People's revolt due to increase in gin/brandy tax on this day in history.
1736 Juan de Sesse y Balaguer, composer on May - 24.