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 This day in History - November 24
381 Historic Events for November 24
496

Anastasius II succeeds Gelasius I as Catholic Pope

Event
642

Theodore I begins his reign as Catholic Pope

Event
1105

Rabbi Nathan ben Yehiel of Rome completes Talmudic dictionary

Event
1115

Mathilde, markgravin of Toscane, dies

Death
1192

Albert I van Leuven/Luik, Belgian bishop of Luik/saint, dies at 27

Death
1434

Thames River freezes

Event
1542

Battle at Solway Moss: English beat Scottish King James

Event
1555

French Vervoort, Flemish mystic (Bruylocht Cleedt), dies at about 65

Death
1571

Jan Blahoslav, Czech bishop, dies at 48

Death
1572

John Knox, Scottish preacher, dies at about 67

Death
1587

Battle at Auneau: Henri de Guise wins

Event
1601

Earl Mauritius ceases siege of De Bosch due to strict monarchy

Event
1615

Sethus Calvisius, composer, dies at 59

Death
1628

John Ford's "Lover's Melancholy," premieres in London

Event
1632

Baruch "Benedict" de Spinoza, Amsterdam, rationalist philosopher

Birth
1639

1st observation of transit of Venus occured (only 2, record event)

Event
1642

Anne Hilarion de Cotentin, earl of Tourville/knight/admiral/marshal

Birth
1642

Abel Janzoon Tasman discovers Van Diemen's Land (Tasmania)

Event
1643

Battle at Tuttlingen: Beiers army under Gen Mercy beats France

Event
1650

Manuel Cardoso, composer, dies at 83

Death
1655

Charles XI, King of Sweden (1660-97)

Birth
1655

English Lord Protector Cromwell bans Anglicans

Event
1674

Franciscus van Enden, Flemish jesuit/free thinker, executed at 72

Death
1688

General strategist John Churchill meets Willem III

Event
1690

Charles Theodore Pachelbel, composer

Birth