Historical Events in May 1824

  • May 2 Goethe visits Ettersberg (Buchenwald)

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May 7 Beethoven's 9th (Chorale) Symphony, premieres in Vienna

  • May 10 The National Gallery in London opens to the public in its temporary home in a townhouse on Pall Mall
  • May 24 Pope Leo XII proclaims a universal jubilee
  • May 26 Brazil is recognized by US