Historical Events In May - 24
Wednesday, 26 June 2019
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 May - 24.
1153 On May - 24 malcolm IV becomes king of Scotland
1153 David I, King of Scotland, dies on this day in history.
1218 On May - 24 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 May - 24.
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 Nicolas Copernicus, astronomer, dies in Poland on May - 24.
1544 William Gilbert, Essex England, physicist (researcher into magnetism) on May - 24.
1595 Nomenclator of Leiden University Library appears, the first printed catalog of an institutional library on this day in history.
1605 On this day in history nikon, [Nikita Minin], patriarch of Russian-orthodox church
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 Philips Wouwerman(s), Dutch painter on May - 24.
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 this day in history.
1653 On May - 24 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 this day in history.
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 On May - 24 alexandre de Villenueve, composer
1689 English Parliament guarantees freedom of religion for Protestants on May - 24.
1696 Albertine Agnes, princess of Orange-Nassau, dies at 62 on May - 24.
1697 English king Willem III travels through northern Europe on this day in history.
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.