Historical Events In October - 24
Saturday, 28 January 2023
0996 Hugo Capet, king of France (987-96), dies at 58 on October - 24.
1260 French King Louis IX dedicates the Chartres cathedral, one of the most prestigious ones in the world on this day in history.
1260 Saif ad-Din Qutuz, Mamluk sultan of Egypt, is assassinated by Baibars, who seizes power for himself on this day in history.
1360 The Treaty of Brétigny is ratified at Calais, marking the end of the first phase of the Hundred Years' War on this day in history.
1375 King Valdemar IV of Denmark (bc. 1320) on this day in history.
1492 On this day in history 24 Jews are burned at stake in Mecklenburg Germany
1521 On October - 24 robert Fayrfax, composer, dies at 57
1531 Bavaria joins Schmalkaldische Union on October - 24.
1537 On October - 24 jane Seymour, 3rd wife of Henry VIII, dies
1572 Edward Stanley, 3rd Earl of Derby, English politician (bc. 1508) on October - 24.
1579 Albrecht V von Wittelsbach, duke of Bavaria, dies at 51 on this day in history.
1593 On this day in history alleged teleportation of Gil Perez.
1596 On October - 24 -26] Battle at Kerestes: Ottoman beat Austria-Hungary & Germany
1601 On this day in history tycho Brahe, astronomer, dies in Prague at 54
1607 John Lievensz, painter/etcher/wood carver on this day in history.
1632 On October - 24 antony van Leeuwenhoek, Hol, naturalist (Philosophical Transactions)
1648 On this day in history peace of Westphalia ends 30 year war and Holy Roman Empire
1648 On October - 24 treaty of Westphalia ends 30 year war & Holy Roman Empire
1649 Ferdinand van Boisschot, South Neth diplomat, dies at about 89 on October - 24.
1655 On this day in history pierre Gassendi, French philosopher, dies at 63
1656 Treaty of Vilnius: Russia & Poland sign anti-Swedish covenant on this day in history.
1667 On October - 24 gabriel Metsu, Dutch painter, buried
1679 On October - 24 barent Avercamp, Dutch landscape painter, dies at about 66
1681 On October - 24 earl of Shaftesbury accused of high treason in London
1708 On this day in history kowa Seki, Japanese mathematician
1785 Jean-Jacques Robson, composer, dies at 64 on this day in history.
1788 Sarah Josepha Hale, author (Mary Had a Little Lamb) on October - 24.
1789 On this day in history jean C Baud, gov-gen of Dutch-Indies (1834-6)
1789 Joaquin de Oxinaga, composer, dies at 69 on this day in history.
1794 On October - 24 friedrich B Freiherr von Gagern, German/Dutch army commandant
1795 On this day in history poland Ceases to Exist. Country is divided between Prussia, Austria, and Russia,
1795 On October - 24 3rd partition of Poland, between Austria, Prussia & Russia
1796 August v Platen, writer on October - 24.
1799 On this day in history carl Ditters von Dittersdorf, Austrian composer, dies at 59