On This Day in History for May 24

Events in History

  • 1086 Abbott Dauferio/Desiderius becomes Pope Victor III
  • 1153 Malcolm IV becomes King of Scots
  • 1218 The Fifth Crusade leaves Acre for Egypt
  • 1276 Magnus Ladulås is crowned King of Sweden in Uppsala Cathedral
  • 1300 King Philip IV occupies Flanders, Earl Gwijde captured
  • 1370 Hanzesteden signs peace treaty with Danish king Waldemar IV
  • 1487 Imposter Lambert Simnel ceremony crowned as King Edward VI in Dublin
  • 1595 Nomenclator of Leiden University Library appears, the first printed catalog of an institutional library
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Weddings in History

  • 1917 Writer Walter Lippmann (27) weds Faye Albertson
  • 1935 Swedish princess Ingrid marries Danish crown prince Frederik (IX)
  • 2002 Princess Martha Louise of Norway (30) weds author Ari Behn (29) in Trondheim

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