Historical Events In May - 24
Tuesday, 19 February 2019
0015 On May - 24 julius Caesar Germanicus, Roman commandant
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 this day in history.
1218 The Fifth Crusade leaves Acre for Egypt on this day in history.
1276 Magnus Ladulås is crowned King of Sweden in Uppsala Cathedral on this day in history.
1300 On this day in history king Philip IV occupies Flanders, Earl Gwijde captured
1370 Hanzesteden signs peace treaty with Danish king Waldemar IV on May - 24.
1487 On May - 24 imposter Lambert Simnel ceremony crowned as King Edward VI of Dublin
1543 On this day in history nicolas Copernicus, astronomer, dies in Poland
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 May - 24.
1605 On May - 24 nikon, [Nikita Minin], patriarch of Russian-orthodox church
1610 Giovanni Battista Chinelli, composer on this day in history.
1612 On this day in history robert Cecil, 1st Earl of Salisbury/PM (1598-1612), dies at 48
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 May - 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 English king Charles II visits Netherlands on this day in history.
1665 On this day in history 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 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 this day in history.
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