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 This day in History - March 24
378 Historic Events for March 24
809

Harun al-Rashid, caliph of the Abbasid empire (786-809), dies at 44

Death
1188

Ferrand of Portugal, earl of Flanders/son of Sancho I

Birth
1379

End of Gelderse war victory

Event
1400

Florens Radewijns, Dutch priest/leader Modern Devotion, dies

Death
1441

Ernst I, elector of Saxon (1464-86)

Birth
1455

Rudolf van Diepholt, bishop/cardinal of Utrecht (1448-55), dies

Death
1455

Nicholas V, [Tommaso Parentucelli], Italian Pope (1447-55), dies at 57

Death
1471

Thomas Malory, author (Le Morte d'Arthur), dies at 55

Death
1494

Georgius Agricola, Germany, mineralogist (De Re Metallica)

Birth
1545

German Parliament opens in Worms

Event
1550

France and England sign Peace of Boulogne

Event
1558

Anna van Buren, countess of Egmond/Buren/Lingen, dies

Death
1603

Elizabeth I Tudor, [Maiden Queen], UK queen (1558-1603), dies at 69

Death
1603

Scottish king James VI becomes King James I of England

Event
1607

Michiel A de Ruyter, Dutch rear admiral (St Vincent, Dune)

Birth
1629

1st game law passed in American colonies, by Virginia

Event
1630

Jos‚ Saenz d'Aguirre, Spanish cardinal

Birth
1631

Philipp Dulichius, composer, dies at 68

Death
1635

Jacques Callot, French cartoonist/engraver, dies at about 42

Death
1644

Cecilia Renata, arch duchess of Austria, dies

Death
1645

Battle at Jankov Bohemia: Sweden beatS RC emperor Ferdinand III

Event
1654

Samuel Scheidt, German composer (Concertus sacri), dies at 66

Death
1661

William Leddra, last Quaker, hanged in Boston

Death
1664

Roger Williams is granted a charter to colonize Rhode Island

Event
1703

Jos‚ F de Isla, [Francisco de Salazar], Spanish Jesuit/writer

Birth