1113 On August - 24 birth of geoffrey Plantagenet, France, conquered Normandy
1113 On this day in history birth of geoffrey of Anjou, Count of Anjou (d. 1151)
1198 King Alexander II of Scotland (d. 1249) was born on August - 24.
1210 Floris IV, Count of Holland was born on August - 24.
1358 On August - 24 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 this day in history.
1531 Ercole Bottrigari, composer was born on August - 24.
0079 Death of Pliny the Elder, Roman writer and naturalist (b. 23) on August - 24.
1103 Magnus III Berbein, [Blootbeen], King of Norway (1093-1103), dies on August - 24.
1217 Eustace "the Monk", French buccaneer, dies in battle on August - 24.
1313 Henry VII, Roman Catholic German King/emperor (1308/12-13), dies on this day in history.
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 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.