Historical Events In May - 24
Monday, 27 January 2020
0015 On May - 24 julius Caesar Germanicus, Roman commandant
1086 Abbott Dauferio/Desiderius becomes Pope Victor III on this day in history.
1144 On this day in history petronella, wife of earl Floris II the Vette of Holland/regent, dies
1153 On May - 24 malcolm IV becomes king of Scotland
1153 On May - 24 david I, King of Scotland, dies
1218 The Fifth Crusade leaves Acre for Egypt on May - 24.
1276 On May - 24 magnus LadulĂĄs is crowned King of Sweden in Uppsala Cathedral.
1300 King Philip IV occupies Flanders, Earl Gwijde captured on this day in history.
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 this day in history.
1543 On this day in history nicolas Copernicus, astronomer, dies in Poland
1544 William Gilbert, Essex England, physicist (researcher into magnetism) on this day in history.
1595 On May - 24 nomenclator of Leiden University Library appears, the first printed catalog of an institutional library.
1605 Nikon, [Nikita Minin], patriarch of Russian-orthodox church on May - 24.
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 On May - 24 philips Wouwerman(s), Dutch painter
1621 On this day in history the Protestant Union is formally dissolved.
1626 On this day in history peter Minuet buys Manhattan from Indians for trinkets, valued at $24
1650 On this day in history john Churchill, 1st duke of Marlborough, English general strategist
1653 German Parliament selects Ferdinand II king of Austria on this day in history.
1658 Battle of Dunes (Spanish-French War) fought on May - 24.
1660 English king Charles II visits Netherlands on May - 24.
1665 On this day in history maria de Jesus de Agreda [Maria Coronel], Spanish franciscans, dies
1667 On May - 24 french troops attack into Southern Netherlands
1669 On this day in history pieter Cuypers, South Neth lawyer, dies at 48
1670 Ferdinand II, ruler of Toscane, dies at 59 on May - 24.
1677 On this day in history alexandre de Villenueve, composer
1689 English Parliament guarantees freedom of religion for Protestants on this day in history.
1696 On this day in history albertine Agnes, princess of Orange-Nassau, dies at 62
1697 On May - 24 english king Willem III travels through northern Europe
1726 On this day in history people's revolt due to increase in gin/brandy tax
1726 On this day in history -26] People's revolt due to increase in gin/brandy tax
1736 On this day in history juan de Sesse y Balaguer, composer