Historical Events In October - 24
Wednesday, 13 November 2019
0996 Hugo Capet, king of France (987-96), dies at 58 on this day in history.
1260 On this day in history 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 this day in history.
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 On this day in history robert Fayrfax, composer, dies at 57
1531 On October - 24 bavaria joins Schmalkaldische Union
1537 Jane Seymour, 3rd wife of Henry VIII, dies on October - 24.
1572 On this day in history 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 On October - 24 tycho Brahe, astronomer, dies in Prague at 54
1607 On October - 24 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 October - 24 treaty of Westphalia ends 30 year war & Holy Roman Empire
1649 Ferdinand van Boisschot, South Neth diplomat, dies at about 89 on this day in history.
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 Barent Avercamp, Dutch landscape painter, dies at about 66 on this day in history.
1681 On October - 24 earl of Shaftesbury accused of high treason in London
1708 Kowa Seki, Japanese mathematician on this day in history.
1785 Jean-Jacques Robson, composer, dies at 64 on October - 24.
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 October - 24.
1789 On this day in history joaquin de Oxinaga, composer, dies at 69
1794 On this day in history friedrich B Freiherr von Gagern, German/Dutch army commandant
1795 On October - 24 poland Ceases to Exist. Country is divided between Prussia, Austria, and Russia,
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 On October - 24 carl Ditters von Dittersdorf, Austrian composer, dies at 59