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 This day in History - February 24
426 Historic Events for February 24
303

1st official Roman edict for persecution of Christians issued

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1208

St Francis of Assisi, 26, received his vocation in Portiuncula Italy

Event
1296

Pope Boniface VIII degree Clericis Iaicos

Event
1304

Muhammad ibn Battutah, Arab travel writer (Travels in Asia and Africa)

Birth
1389

Battle at Falk”ping: Danes defeat King Albert of Sweden

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1463

Giovanni Pico della Mirandola, Italy, scholar/platonist

Birth
1496

England's Henry VII ends commercial dispute with Flanders

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1500

Carlos V, King of Spain (1516-56)/Holy Roman Emperor

Birth
1501

Sixt(us) Birck [Xystus Betulius], German writer (Suzanna)

Birth
1510

Pope Julius II excommunicates the republic of Venice

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1525

Fran‡ois I caught taken/8700 killed

Event
1525

Imperial forces defeat French in battle of Pavia

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1525

Battle at Pavia: Emperor Karel V's troops beat French king

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1527

Ferdinand of Austria crowned as king of Bohemia

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1528

Hungarian anti-king J nos Z polyai and Sultan Suleiman signs treaty

Event
1530

1st imperial coronation by a Pope, Charles V crowned by Clement V

Event
1536

Clement VIII, [Ippolito Aldofireini], Fano Italy, Pope (1592-1605)

Birth
1538

King Ferdinand of Austria and King J nos Z polyai of Hungary sign Peace of Grosswardein

Event
1541

Santiago, Chile founded by Pedro de Valvidia (or 2/12)

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1547

Jan of Austria, Spanish military man/land guardian of the Netherland

Birth
1552

Privileges of Hanseatic League in England are abrogated

Event
1557

Matthias, Vienna, Holy Roman emperor (1612-19)

Birth
1563

Fran‡ois Guise, French general/duke, assassinated at 44

Death
1582

Pope Gregory XIII announces New Style (Gregorian) calendar

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1595

Matthias C Sarbiewski, [Sarbievius], Polish jesuit/poet

Birth