Historical Events In May - 24
Friday, 06 December 2019
0015 On this day in history julius Caesar Germanicus, Roman commandant
1086 Abbott Dauferio/Desiderius becomes Pope Victor III on May - 24.
1144 Petronella, wife of earl Floris II the Vette of Holland/regent, dies on this day in history.
1153 Malcolm IV becomes king of Scotland on May - 24.
1153 David I, King of Scotland, dies on this day in history.
1218 The Fifth Crusade leaves Acre for Egypt on this day in history.
1276 Magnus LadulĂĄs is crowned King of Sweden in Uppsala Cathedral on this day in history.
1300 On this day in history king Philip IV occupies Flanders, Earl Gwijde captured
1370 On May - 24 hanzesteden signs peace treaty with Danish king Waldemar IV
1487 Imposter Lambert Simnel ceremony crowned as King Edward VI of Dublin on May - 24.
1543 Nicolas Copernicus, astronomer, dies in Poland on May - 24.
1544 On this day in history william Gilbert, Essex England, physicist (researcher into magnetism)
1595 On May - 24 nomenclator of Leiden University Library appears, the first printed catalog of an institutional library.
1605 On May - 24 nikon, [Nikita Minin], patriarch of Russian-orthodox church
1610 On this day in history giovanni Battista Chinelli, composer
1612 On this day in history robert Cecil, 1st Earl of Salisbury/PM (1598-1612), dies at 48
1619 Philips Wouwerman(s), Dutch painter on this day in history.
1621 On May - 24 the Protestant Union is formally dissolved.
1626 On this day in history peter Minuet buys Manhattan from Indians for trinkets, valued at $24
1650 John Churchill, 1st duke of Marlborough, English general strategist on May - 24.
1653 On May - 24 german Parliament selects Ferdinand II king of Austria
1658 Battle of Dunes (Spanish-French War) fought on this day in history.
1660 English king Charles II visits Netherlands on May - 24.
1665 On May - 24 maria de Jesus de Agreda [Maria Coronel], Spanish franciscans, dies
1667 On May - 24 french troops attack into Southern Netherlands
1669 Pieter Cuypers, South Neth lawyer, dies at 48 on May - 24.
1670 Ferdinand II, ruler of Toscane, dies at 59 on May - 24.
1677 Alexandre de Villenueve, composer on May - 24.
1689 English Parliament guarantees freedom of religion for Protestants on this day in history.
1696 Albertine Agnes, princess of Orange-Nassau, dies at 62 on this day in history.
1697 On May - 24 english king Willem III travels through northern Europe
1726 On May - 24 people's revolt due to increase in gin/brandy tax
1726 On May - 24 -26] People's revolt due to increase in gin/brandy tax
1736 On this day in history juan de Sesse y Balaguer, composer