Historical Events In May - 24
Thursday, 28 September 2023
0015 On this day in history julius Caesar Germanicus, Roman commandant
1086 Abbott Dauferio/Desiderius becomes Pope Victor III on May - 24.
1144 On May - 24 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 David I, King of Scotland, dies on this day in history.
1218 The Fifth Crusade leaves Acre for Egypt on this day in history.
1276 On May - 24 magnus LadulÃ¥s is crowned King of Sweden in Uppsala Cathedral.
1300 On this day in history 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 this day in history.
1605 Nikon, [Nikita Minin], patriarch of Russian-orthodox church on this day in history.
1610 On May - 24 giovanni Battista Chinelli, composer
1612 On May - 24 robert Cecil, 1st Earl of Salisbury/PM (1598-1612), dies at 48
1619 On this day in history 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 German Parliament selects Ferdinand II king of Austria on May - 24.
1658 On May - 24 battle of Dunes (Spanish-French War) fought
1660 On this day in history english king Charles II visits Netherlands
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 Pieter Cuypers, South Neth lawyer, dies at 48 on May - 24.
1670 Ferdinand II, ruler of Toscane, dies at 59 on this day in history.
1677 Alexandre de Villenueve, composer on May - 24.
1689 On May - 24 english Parliament guarantees freedom of religion for Protestants
1696 On this day in history albertine Agnes, princess of Orange-Nassau, dies at 62
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 -26] People's revolt due to increase in gin/brandy tax on this day in history.
1736 Juan de Sesse y Balaguer, composer on this day in history.