Historical Events In October - 24
Tuesday, 28 November 2023
0996 On October - 24 hugo Capet, king of France (987-96), dies at 58
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 October - 24 saif ad-Din Qutuz, Mamluk sultan of Egypt, is assassinated by Baibars, who seizes power for himself.
1360 On October - 24 the Treaty of BrÃ©tigny is ratified at Calais, marking the end of the first phase of the Hundred Years' War.
1375 King Valdemar IV of Denmark (bc. 1320) on October - 24.
1492 24 Jews are burned at stake in Mecklenburg Germany on October - 24.
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 this day in history.
1572 Edward Stanley, 3rd Earl of Derby, English politician (bc. 1508) on this day in history.
1579 Albrecht V von Wittelsbach, duke of Bavaria, dies at 51 on October - 24.
1593 Alleged teleportation of Gil Perez on this day in history.
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 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 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 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 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 October - 24 earl of Shaftesbury accused of high treason in London
1708 On October - 24 kowa Seki, Japanese mathematician
1785 Jean-Jacques Robson, composer, dies at 64 on this day in history.
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 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 On October - 24 3rd partition of Poland, between Austria, Prussia & Russia
1796 On this day in history august v Platen, writer
1799 Carl Ditters von Dittersdorf, Austrian composer, dies at 59 on October - 24.