Historical Events In July - 24
Saturday, 21 September 2019
1132 Battle of Nocera between Ranulf II of Alife and Roger II of Sicily on July - 24.
1148 On this day in history louis VII of France lays siege to Damascus during the Second Crusade.
1240 Konrad von ThÃ¼ringen, fifth Grand Master of the Teutonic Knights on July - 24.
1345 Jacob van Artevelde, statesman, murdered on this day in history.
1380 Johannes van Capestrano, Italian saint on this day in history.
1411 On this day in history battle of Harlaw, one of the bloodiest battles in Scotland, takes place.
1487 On July - 24 citizens of Leeuwarden Neth rebel against ban on foreign beer
1534 On July - 24 jacques Cartier, lands in Canada, claims it for France
1554 Queen Maria of England marries Philip, king of Naples/Jerusalem on July - 24.
1567 On July - 24 mary Queen of Scots is forced to abdicate & 1-year-old James VI becomes King of Scotland
1577 Spanish army/German mercenaries conquer Namur on July - 24.
1581 On July - 24 states of Holland/Zealand recognized by Willem van Orange
1651 On July - 24 anthony Johnson, a free black, receives grant of 250 acres in Va
1652 On July - 24 johann Weichmann, composer, dies at 32
1673 On July - 24 edmund Halley enters Queen's College, Oxford, as an undergraduate
1683 On this day in history the first settlers from Germany to US, leave aboard the Concord
1683 1st settlers from Germany to US, leave aboard Concord on July - 24.
1686 Benedetto Marcello, composer [or Aug 9] on July - 24.
1692 French defeat William III of England at Steinkirk (Enghein) on July - 24.
1701 On this day in history french make first landing at site of Detroit
1701 On July - 24 antoine de la Mothe Cadillac found trading post at Ft Pontchartrain, which later becomes the city of Detroit
1704 On July - 24 great Britain takes Gibralter from Spain
1704 On July - 24 english & Dutch troops occupy Gibraltar
1712 On this day in history battle at Denain: France under Villars beat Dutch army
1712 On this day in history cornelis earl of Nassau, general-major/mister of Woudenberg, dies
1720 On this day in history louise Ulrike, queen of Sweden/wife of Adolf Frederik
1738 Elizabeth "Betje" Wolff-Bekker, Dutch author/poet (Sara Burgerhart) on July - 24.
1739 Benedetto Marcello, composer, dies on 53rd birthday on this day in history.
1745 On this day in history bonnie Prince Charlie becomes King James VIII
1756 George Vertue, engraver, dies on this day in history.
1758 George Washington admitted to Virginia House of Burgess on this day in history.
1758 John Dyer, poet, dies on July - 24.
1759 Victor Emmanuel I, King of Sardinia (1802-21) on this day in history.
1783 Georgia becomes a protectorate of tsarist Russia on July - 24.