Historical Events In May - 24
Sunday, 29 November 2020
0015 Julius Caesar Germanicus, Roman commandant on this day in history.
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 On May - 24 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 this day in history magnus Ladulås is crowned King of Sweden in Uppsala Cathedral.
1300 King Philip IV occupies Flanders, Earl Gwijde captured on this day in history.
1370 On this day in history 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 May - 24.
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 Robert Cecil, 1st Earl of Salisbury/PM (1598-1612), dies at 48 on May - 24.
1619 Philips Wouwerman(s), Dutch painter on this day in history.
1621 The Protestant Union is formally dissolved on May - 24.
1626 Peter Minuet buys Manhattan from Indians for trinkets, valued at $24 on this day in history.
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 May - 24.
1658 On May - 24 battle of Dunes (Spanish-French War) fought
1660 English king Charles II visits Netherlands on this day in history.
1665 Maria de Jesus de Agreda [Maria Coronel], Spanish franciscans, dies on May - 24.
1667 On this day in history 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 this day in history.
1677 On May - 24 alexandre de Villenueve, composer
1689 On May - 24 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 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 On this day in history juan de Sesse y Balaguer, composer