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 This day in History - February 24
426 Historic Events for February 24
1597

Flemish painter Frederick of Valckenborch becomes porter of Frankfurt-on-Main

Event
1607

Claudio Monteverdi's opera "Orfeo," premieres in Mantua

Event
1613

English princess Elizabeth marries earl Frederik of Palts

Event
1619

Charles Le Brun, Paris, painter, designer (Chancellor S‚guier)

Birth
1624

Vicente Espinel, Sp adventure/chaplain (Marcos de Obr‚gon), dies at 72

Death
1642

Marco da Gagliano, Italian opera composer, dies at about 66

Death
1666

Nicholas Lanier, composer, dies at 77

Death
1679

Domenico Natale Sarro, Italian opera composer

Birth
1684

Catherine I, Empress of Russia 1725-27, Dorpat, Estonia

Birth
1686

Ferdinando Tacca, Italian painter/son of Pietro Tacca, dies at 66

Death
1692

Antimo Liberati, composer, dies at 74

Death
1697

Bernard S Albinus, [Weiss], German surgeon/anatomist

Birth
1704

Marc-Antoine Charpentier, French composer (church music), dies

Death
1704

Hubert Renotte, composer

Birth
1708

Prince Johan Willem Friso sworn in as viceroy of Groningen

Event
1711

Handel's opera "Rinaldo" premieres, London

Event
1717

Bernhard Hupfeld, composer

Birth
1735

Georg Friedrich Kauffman, composer, dies at 56

Death
1750

Mikl¢s R‚vai, Hungarian linguistic/poet

Birth
1766

Samuel Wesley, Bristol England, composer/organist (Exultate Deo)

Birth
1771

Johann Baptist Cramer, German/British pianist/composer/publisher

Birth
1779

George Rogers Clark captures Vincennes (Ind) from British

Event
1784

Anton Laube, composer, dies at 65

Death
1785

Carlo Bonaparte, Corsican attorney, dies at 39

Death
1786

Wilhelm Karl Grimm, Hanau Germany, story teller (Grimm's Fairy Tales)

Birth