1113 On August - 24 birth of geoffrey Plantagenet, France, conquered Normandy
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 Arthur III, Duke of Brittany (d. 1458) was born on this day in history.
1420 Albrecht van Eyb, German humanist/parson (Bamberg & Eichstattt) was born on August - 24.
1531 On August - 24 birth of ercole Bottrigari, composer
0079 On this day in history 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 On this day in history eustace "the Monk", French buccaneer, dies in battle
1313 On this day in history henry VII, Roman Catholic German King/emperor (1308/12-13), dies
1371 On August - 24 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 On August - 24 death of gasparo Contarini, Italian diplomat and cardinal (b. 1483)
1572 Death of Gaspard de Châtillon, Count the Coligny, French gen/admiral, beheaded on August - 24.