Historical Events In July - 24
Wednesday, 24 July 2019
1132 On July - 24 battle of Nocera between Ranulf II of Alife and Roger II of Sicily.
1148 Louis VII of France lays siege to Damascus during the Second Crusade on July - 24.
1411 Battle of Harlaw, one of the bloodiest battles in Scotland, takes place today in history.
1487 Today in history citizens of Leeuwarden Neth rebel against ban on foreign beer
1534 Jacques Cartier, lands in Canada, claims it for France on this day in history.
1554 Today in history queen Maria of England marries Philip, king of Naple/ erusalem
1567 Today in history mary Queen of Scots is forced to abdicate & 1-year-old James VI becomes King of Scotland
1577 On July - 24 spanish arm/ erman mercenaries conquer Namur
1581 States of Hollan/ ealand recognized by Willem van Orange today in history.
1651 Anthony Johnson, a free black, receives grant of 250 acres in Va today in history.
1673 On July - 24 edmund Halley enters Queen's College, Oxford, as an undergraduate