Historical Events In May - 24
Sunday, 05 April 2020
0015 On this day in history julius Caesar Germanicus, Roman commandant
1086 On May - 24 abbott Dauferio/Desiderius becomes Pope Victor III
1144 On this day in history petronella, wife of earl Floris II the Vette of Holland/regent, dies
1153 On this day in history malcolm IV becomes king of Scotland
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 LadulĂĄs is crowned King of Sweden in Uppsala Cathedral on this day in history.
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 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 May - 24.
1595 On this day in history nomenclator of Leiden University Library appears, the first printed catalog of an institutional library.
1605 Nikon, [Nikita Minin], patriarch of Russian-orthodox church on this day in history.
1610 Giovanni Battista Chinelli, composer on May - 24.
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 The Protestant Union is formally dissolved on this day in history.
1626 On this day in history peter Minuet buys Manhattan from Indians for trinkets, valued at $24
1650 On May - 24 john Churchill, 1st duke of Marlborough, English general strategist
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 English king Charles II visits Netherlands on May - 24.
1665 Maria de Jesus de Agreda [Maria Coronel], Spanish franciscans, dies on May - 24.
1667 French troops attack into Southern Netherlands on May - 24.
1669 Pieter Cuypers, South Neth lawyer, dies at 48 on May - 24.
1670 On this day in history ferdinand II, ruler of Toscane, dies at 59
1677 Alexandre de Villenueve, composer on this day in history.
1689 On May - 24 english Parliament guarantees freedom of religion for Protestants
1696 Albertine Agnes, princess of Orange-Nassau, dies at 62 on May - 24.
1697 On May - 24 english king Willem III travels through northern Europe
1726 People's revolt due to increase in gin/brandy tax on this day in history.
1726 -26] People's revolt due to increase in gin/brandy tax on May - 24.
1736 On this day in history juan de Sesse y Balaguer, composer