Historical Events In May - 24
Saturday, 25 March 2023
0015 Julius Caesar Germanicus, Roman commandant on May - 24.
1086 On May - 24 abbott Dauferio/Desiderius becomes Pope Victor III
1144 On May - 24 petronella, wife of earl Floris II the Vette of Holland/regent, dies
1153 On May - 24 malcolm IV becomes king of Scotland
1153 David I, King of Scotland, dies on May - 24.
1218 The Fifth Crusade leaves Acre for Egypt on May - 24.
1276 On May - 24 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 Imposter Lambert Simnel ceremony crowned as King Edward VI of Dublin on this day in history.
1543 Nicolas Copernicus, astronomer, dies in Poland on this day in history.
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 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 On May - 24 philips Wouwerman(s), Dutch painter
1621 The Protestant Union is formally dissolved on May - 24.
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 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 this day in history.
1667 French troops attack into Southern Netherlands on this day in history.
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 Alexandre de Villenueve, composer on May - 24.
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 On May - 24 english king Willem III travels through northern Europe
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 May - 24.
1736 On May - 24 juan de Sesse y Balaguer, composer
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