Historical Events In October - 24
Monday, 27 January 2020
0996 Hugo Capet, king of France (987-96), dies at 58 on this day in history.
1260 On October - 24 french King Louis IX dedicates the Chartres cathedral, one of the most prestigious ones in the world.
1260 On this day in history saif ad-Din Qutuz, Mamluk sultan of Egypt, is assassinated by Baibars, who seizes power for himself.
1360 The Treaty of BrĂ©tigny is ratified at Calais, marking the end of the first phase of the Hundred Years' War on October - 24.
1375 On this day in history king Valdemar IV of Denmark (bc. 1320)
1492 24 Jews are burned at stake in Mecklenburg Germany on this day in history.
1521 Robert Fayrfax, composer, dies at 57 on October - 24.
1531 On this day in history bavaria joins Schmalkaldische Union
1537 On this day in history jane Seymour, 3rd wife of Henry VIII, dies
1572 Edward Stanley, 3rd Earl of Derby, English politician (bc. 1508) on this day in history.
1579 On this day in history albrecht V von Wittelsbach, duke of Bavaria, dies at 51
1593 Alleged teleportation of Gil Perez on October - 24.
1596 On October - 24 -26] Battle at Kerestes: Ottoman beat Austria-Hungary & Germany
1601 Tycho Brahe, astronomer, dies in Prague at 54 on this day in history.
1607 On this day in history john Lievensz, painter/etcher/wood carver
1632 On October - 24 antony van Leeuwenhoek, Hol, naturalist (Philosophical Transactions)
1648 On October - 24 peace of Westphalia ends 30 year war and Holy Roman Empire
1648 On this day in history treaty of Westphalia ends 30 year war & Holy Roman Empire
1649 On October - 24 ferdinand van Boisschot, South Neth diplomat, dies at about 89
1655 On October - 24 pierre Gassendi, French philosopher, dies at 63
1656 On October - 24 treaty of Vilnius: Russia & Poland sign anti-Swedish covenant
1667 Gabriel Metsu, Dutch painter, buried on October - 24.
1679 On this day in history barent Avercamp, Dutch landscape painter, dies at about 66
1681 On this day in history earl of Shaftesbury accused of high treason in London
1708 Kowa Seki, Japanese mathematician on October - 24.
1785 On this day in history jean-Jacques Robson, composer, dies at 64
1788 On this day in history sarah Josepha Hale, author (Mary Had a Little Lamb)
1789 Jean C Baud, gov-gen of Dutch-Indies (1834-6) on this day in history.
1789 On October - 24 joaquin de Oxinaga, composer, dies at 69
1794 Friedrich B Freiherr von Gagern, German/Dutch army commandant on this day in history.
1795 On this day in history poland Ceases to Exist. Country is divided between Prussia, Austria, and Russia,
1795 3rd partition of Poland, between Austria, Prussia & Russia on this day in history.
1796 On October - 24 august v Platen, writer
1799 Carl Ditters von Dittersdorf, Austrian composer, dies at 59 on October - 24.