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 This day in History - January 24
352 Historic Events for January 24
41

Caligula, [G C Germanicus], Roman emperor (37-41), assassinated at 28

Death
76

Publius A Hadrianus, 14th Roman Emperor (117-138)

Birth
661

Ali ibn Abu Talib, kalief of Islam (656-61), murdered

Death
772

Stefanus III/IV, pope (768-72), dies

Death
772

Stephen III ends his reign as Catholic Pope

Event
817

St Paschal I begins his reign as Catholic Pope succeeding Stephen IV

Event
817

Stefanus IV, [V/Colonna?], pope (816-17), dies

Death
1076

Synod of Worms: German King Henry IV fires Pope Gregory VII

Event
1118

Giovanni Caetani elected Pope Gelasius II

Event
1328

King Edward III of England marries Philippa of Henegouwen

Event
1336

Alfonso IV, the Benignant, king of Aragon (1327-36), dies at 36

Death
1458

Matthias I Corvinus chosen king of Hungary

Event
1473

Conrad Paumann, German blind organist/composer, dies

Death
1534

Fran‡ois I signs classified treaty with evangelical German monarchy

Event
1547

Henry Howard, Earl of Surrey, executed for treason

Death
1556

Heavy earthquake strikes Shaaxi China, kills 830,000

Event
1568

Abdij Church in Middelburg destroyed by fire

Event
1568

In Netherlands, Duke of Alva declares William of Orange an outlaw

Event
1613

Amsterdams merchant Hans Bontemantel baptized

Event
1616

Jacques Le Maire discovers Street Lemaire/Cape Receiver

Event
1634

Emperor Ferdinand II declares Albrecht von Wallenstein a traitor

Event
1639

George Jenatsch, Grisons leader, assassinated

Death
1639

Connecticut colony organizes under Fundamental Orders

Event
1644

Battle at Nantwich Cheshire: Parliamentary armies win

Event
1652

Duke of Orl‚ans joins Fronde rebels

Event