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