Historical Events In May - 24
Saturday, 19 June 2021
0015 Julius Caesar Germanicus, Roman commandant on May - 24.
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 this day in history.
1153 Malcolm IV becomes king of Scotland on this day in history.
1153 On this day in history david I, King of Scotland, dies
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 May - 24 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 this day in history.
1544 On this day in history william Gilbert, Essex England, physicist (researcher into magnetism)
1595 Nomenclator of Leiden University Library appears, the first printed catalog of an institutional library on May - 24.
1605 On May - 24 nikon, [Nikita Minin], patriarch of Russian-orthodox church
1610 Giovanni Battista Chinelli, composer on this day in history.
1612 Robert Cecil, 1st Earl of Salisbury/PM (1598-1612), dies at 48 on May - 24.
1619 Philips Wouwerman(s), Dutch painter on May - 24.
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 John Churchill, 1st duke of Marlborough, English general strategist on this day in history.
1653 On this day in history german Parliament selects Ferdinand II king of Austria
1658 Battle of Dunes (Spanish-French War) fought on May - 24.
1660 English king Charles II visits Netherlands on this day in history.
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 Pieter Cuypers, South Neth lawyer, dies at 48 on May - 24.
1670 On May - 24 ferdinand II, ruler of Toscane, dies at 59
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 English king Willem III travels through northern Europe on this day in history.
1726 On May - 24 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