Historical Events In May - 24
Wednesday, 19 January 2022
0015 Julius Caesar Germanicus, Roman commandant on this day in history.
1086 Abbott Dauferio/Desiderius becomes Pope Victor III on May - 24.
1144 Petronella, wife of earl Floris II the Vette of Holland/regent, dies on this day in history.
1153 Malcolm IV becomes king of Scotland on May - 24.
1153 David I, King of Scotland, dies on May - 24.
1218 The Fifth Crusade leaves Acre for Egypt on May - 24.
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 May - 24 hanzesteden signs peace treaty with Danish king Waldemar IV
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 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 this day in history.
1619 Philips Wouwerman(s), Dutch painter on this day in history.
1621 On this day in history the Protestant Union is formally dissolved.
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 May - 24.
1653 On this day in history german Parliament selects Ferdinand II king of Austria
1658 On May - 24 battle of Dunes (Spanish-French War) fought
1660 On May - 24 english king Charles II visits Netherlands
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 Pieter Cuypers, South Neth lawyer, dies at 48 on this day in history.
1670 Ferdinand II, ruler of Toscane, dies at 59 on May - 24.
1677 On this day in history alexandre de Villenueve, composer
1689 English Parliament guarantees freedom of religion for Protestants on May - 24.
1696 On May - 24 albertine Agnes, princess of Orange-Nassau, dies at 62
1697 English king Willem III travels through northern Europe on May - 24.
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 On this day in history juan de Sesse y Balaguer, composer