Historical Events In October - 24
Saturday, 25 May 2019
0996 On October - 24 hugo Capet, king of France (987-96), dies at 58
1260 On October - 24 french King Louis IX dedicates the Chartres cathedral, one of the most prestigious ones in the world.
1260 On October - 24 saif ad-Din Qutuz, Mamluk sultan of Egypt, is assassinated by Baibars, who seizes power for himself.
1360 The Treaty of Brétigny is ratified at Calais, marking the end of the first phase of the Hundred Years' War on October - 24.
1375 King Valdemar IV of Denmark (bc. 1320) on October - 24.
1492 On October - 24 24 Jews are burned at stake in Mecklenburg Germany
1521 Robert Fayrfax, composer, dies at 57 on this day in history.
1531 On October - 24 bavaria joins Schmalkaldische Union
1537 Jane Seymour, 3rd wife of Henry VIII, dies on October - 24.
1572 On October - 24 edward Stanley, 3rd Earl of Derby, English politician (bc. 1508)
1579 On October - 24 albrecht V von Wittelsbach, duke of Bavaria, dies at 51
1593 On October - 24 alleged teleportation of Gil Perez.
1596 On this day in history -26] Battle at Kerestes: Ottoman beat Austria-Hungary & Germany
1601 Tycho Brahe, astronomer, dies in Prague at 54 on October - 24.
1607 On this day in history john Lievensz, painter/etcher/wood carver
1632 Antony van Leeuwenhoek, Hol, naturalist (Philosophical Transactions) on October - 24.
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 Ferdinand van Boisschot, South Neth diplomat, dies at about 89 on October - 24.
1655 On October - 24 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 Earl of Shaftesbury accused of high treason in London on October - 24.
1708 Kowa Seki, Japanese mathematician on October - 24.
1785 Jean-Jacques Robson, composer, dies at 64 on October - 24.
1788 On October - 24 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 Joaquin de Oxinaga, composer, dies at 69 on this day in history.
1794 Friedrich B Freiherr von Gagern, German/Dutch army commandant on this day in history.
1795 Poland Ceases to Exist. Country is divided between Prussia, Austria, and Russia, on this day in history.
1795 On this day in history 3rd partition of Poland, between Austria, Prussia & Russia
1796 August v Platen, writer on this day in history.
1799 Carl Ditters von Dittersdorf, Austrian composer, dies at 59 on October - 24.