1113 On August - 24 birth of geoffrey Plantagenet, France, conquered Normandy
1113 Geoffrey of Anjou, Count of Anjou (d. 1151) was born on August - 24.
1198 King Alexander II of Scotland (d. 1249) was born on this day in history.
1210 Floris IV, Count of Holland was born on this day in history.
1358 King John I of Castile (d. 1390) was born on this day in history.
1393 Arthur III, Duke of Brittany (d. 1458) was born on this day in history.
1420 On August - 24 birth of albrecht van Eyb, German humanist/parson (Bamberg & Eichstattt)
1531 Ercole Bottrigari, composer was born on this day in history.
0079 On August - 24 death of pliny the Elder, Roman writer and naturalist (b. 23)
1103 Magnus III Berbein, [Blootbeen], King of Norway (1093-1103), dies on August - 24.
1217 Eustace "the Monk", French buccaneer, dies in battle on this day in history.
1313 Henry VII, Roman Catholic German King/emperor (1308/12-13), dies on August - 24.
1371 On this day in history death of eduard, duke of Gelre (1361-71), assasinated
1540 Death of Girolamo Francesco Maria Mazzola, Italian painter (b. 1503) on this day in history.
1542 Death of Gasparo Contarini, Italian diplomat and cardinal (b. 1483) on August - 24.
1572 Death of Gaspard de Châtillon, Count the Coligny, French gen/admiral, beheaded on this day in history.