Historical Events In May - 24
Saturday, 10 April 2021
0015 On May - 24 julius Caesar Germanicus, Roman commandant
1086 On this day in history abbott Dauferio/Desiderius becomes Pope Victor III
1144 Petronella, wife of earl Floris II the Vette of Holland/regent, dies on May - 24.
1153 On this day in history malcolm IV becomes king of Scotland
1153 David I, King of Scotland, dies on May - 24.
1218 On this day in history the Fifth Crusade leaves Acre for Egypt.
1276 On May - 24 magnus Ladulås is crowned King of Sweden in Uppsala Cathedral.
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 On this day in history imposter Lambert Simnel ceremony crowned as King Edward VI of Dublin
1543 On May - 24 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 On May - 24 nikon, [Nikita Minin], patriarch of Russian-orthodox church
1610 On May - 24 giovanni Battista Chinelli, composer
1612 On this day in history robert Cecil, 1st Earl of Salisbury/PM (1598-1612), dies at 48
1619 On this day in history 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 John Churchill, 1st duke of Marlborough, English general strategist on May - 24.
1653 German Parliament selects Ferdinand II king of Austria on May - 24.
1658 On this day in history battle of Dunes (Spanish-French War) fought
1660 On May - 24 english king Charles II visits Netherlands
1665 On May - 24 maria de Jesus de Agreda [Maria Coronel], Spanish franciscans, dies
1667 On this day in history 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 On this day in history alexandre de Villenueve, composer
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 On this day in history 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 May - 24 -26] People's revolt due to increase in gin/brandy tax
1736 Juan de Sesse y Balaguer, composer on this day in history.