Historical Events In May - 24
Wednesday, 08 July 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 this day in history david I, King of Scotland, dies
1218 On May - 24 the Fifth Crusade leaves Acre for Egypt.
1276 On May - 24 magnus LadulĂĄs is crowned King of Sweden in Uppsala Cathedral.
1300 On May - 24 king Philip IV occupies Flanders, Earl Gwijde captured
1370 On May - 24 hanzesteden signs peace treaty with Danish king Waldemar IV
1487 On May - 24 imposter Lambert Simnel ceremony crowned as King Edward VI of Dublin
1543 Nicolas Copernicus, astronomer, dies in Poland on May - 24.
1544 William Gilbert, Essex England, physicist (researcher into magnetism) on this day in history.
1595 Nomenclator of Leiden University Library appears, the first printed catalog of an institutional library on May - 24.
1605 On this day in history nikon, [Nikita Minin], patriarch of Russian-orthodox church
1610 On May - 24 giovanni Battista Chinelli, composer
1612 Robert Cecil, 1st Earl of Salisbury/PM (1598-1612), dies at 48 on this day in history.
1619 On May - 24 philips Wouwerman(s), Dutch painter
1621 The Protestant Union is formally dissolved on this day in history.
1626 Peter Minuet buys Manhattan from Indians for trinkets, valued at $24 on this day in history.
1650 On May - 24 john Churchill, 1st duke of Marlborough, English general strategist
1653 On this day in history german Parliament selects Ferdinand II king of Austria
1658 On May - 24 battle of Dunes (Spanish-French War) fought
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 this day in history french troops attack into Southern Netherlands
1669 On May - 24 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 this day in history.
1689 English Parliament guarantees freedom of religion for Protestants on this day in history.
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 People's revolt due to increase in gin/brandy tax on May - 24.
1726 On this day in history -26] People's revolt due to increase in gin/brandy tax
1736 Juan de Sesse y Balaguer, composer on May - 24.