Sunday, April 24, 2005

April 24 Historical Moments

Historical Moments for April 24

In events:
April 24th 0858
Nicolaas I succeeds Benedict III as pope
April 24th 1061
Halley's Comet sparks English monk to predict country'll be destroyed
April 24th 1185
Battle at Danoura: Yoshitsune Minamoto's fleet beats imperial fleet
April 24th 1288
Jews of Yroyes France are accused of ritual murder
April 24th 1311
Gen Malik Kafur returns to Delhi after campaign in South India
April 24th 1364
Pope Urbabus V names John V van Virneburg as bishop of Utrecht
April 24th 1524
Duke of Bourbon drives admiral Bonnivet out of Milan
April 24th 1547
Battle of Mhlberg: Emperor Karel V vs ruler Johan F the Brave
April 24th 1558
Queen Mary Stuart of Scotland marries French crown prince Fran‡ois
April 24th 1570
Battles between Spanish troops & followers of sultan Suleiman
April 24th 1596
Pacificatie of Ireland drawn
April 24th 1704
"Boston News-Letter," 1st successful newspaper in US, forms

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