Historical Events In October - 24
Monday, 06 April 2020
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 this day in history.
1260 Saif ad-Din Qutuz, Mamluk sultan of Egypt, is assassinated by Baibars, who seizes power for himself on October - 24.
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 October - 24 king Valdemar IV of Denmark (bc. 1320)
1492 On this day in history 24 Jews are burned at stake in Mecklenburg Germany
1521 On October - 24 robert Fayrfax, composer, dies at 57
1531 Bavaria joins Schmalkaldische Union on October - 24.
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 October - 24.
1579 On October - 24 albrecht V von Wittelsbach, duke of Bavaria, dies at 51
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 On this day in history tycho Brahe, astronomer, dies in Prague at 54
1607 On October - 24 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 On this day in history ferdinand van Boisschot, South Neth diplomat, dies at about 89
1655 Pierre Gassendi, French philosopher, dies at 63 on this day in history.
1656 Treaty of Vilnius: Russia & Poland sign anti-Swedish covenant on October - 24.
1667 Gabriel Metsu, Dutch painter, buried on October - 24.
1679 Barent Avercamp, Dutch landscape painter, dies at about 66 on October - 24.
1681 Earl of Shaftesbury accused of high treason in London on October - 24.
1708 On this day in history kowa Seki, Japanese mathematician
1785 Jean-Jacques Robson, composer, dies at 64 on this day in history.
1788 Sarah Josepha Hale, author (Mary Had a Little Lamb) on this day in history.
1789 On this day in history jean C Baud, gov-gen of Dutch-Indies (1834-6)
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 October - 24.
1795 On October - 24 3rd partition of Poland, between Austria, Prussia & Russia
1796 On October - 24 august v Platen, writer
1799 Carl Ditters von Dittersdorf, Austrian composer, dies at 59 on October - 24.