Historical Events In October - 24
Tuesday, 26 January 2021
0996 Hugo Capet, king of France (987-96), dies at 58 on this day in history.
1260 French King Louis IX dedicates the Chartres cathedral, one of the most prestigious ones in the world on October - 24.
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 October - 24.
1375 King Valdemar IV of Denmark (bc. 1320) on this day in history.
1492 24 Jews are burned at stake in Mecklenburg Germany on October - 24.
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 On this day in history edward Stanley, 3rd Earl of Derby, English politician (bc. 1508)
1579 Albrecht V von Wittelsbach, duke of Bavaria, dies at 51 on this day in history.
1593 Alleged teleportation of Gil Perez on October - 24.
1596 On October - 24 -26] Battle at Kerestes: Ottoman beat Austria-Hungary & Germany
1601 On October - 24 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 Peace of Westphalia ends 30 year war and Holy Roman Empire on this day in history.
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 Pierre Gassendi, French philosopher, dies at 63 on October - 24.
1656 Treaty of Vilnius: Russia & Poland sign anti-Swedish covenant on October - 24.
1667 On October - 24 gabriel Metsu, Dutch painter, buried
1679 Barent Avercamp, Dutch landscape painter, dies at about 66 on this day in history.
1681 Earl of Shaftesbury accused of high treason in London on this day in history.
1708 On this day in history kowa Seki, Japanese mathematician
1785 On this day in history jean-Jacques Robson, composer, dies at 64
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 October - 24.
1789 On October - 24 joaquin de Oxinaga, composer, dies at 69
1794 Friedrich B Freiherr von Gagern, German/Dutch army commandant on October - 24.
1795 Poland Ceases to Exist. Country is divided between Prussia, Austria, and Russia, on this day in history.
1795 3rd partition of Poland, between Austria, Prussia & Russia on this day in history.
1796 On October - 24 august v Platen, writer
1799 On October - 24 carl Ditters von Dittersdorf, Austrian composer, dies at 59