Historical Events In July - 24
Tuesday, 19 March 2019
1132 On July - 24 battle of Nocera between Ranulf II of Alife and Roger II of Sicily.
1148 On July - 24 louis VII of France lays siege to Damascus during the Second Crusade.
1240 Konrad von Thüringen, fifth Grand Master of the Teutonic Knights on this day in history.
1345 Jacob van Artevelde, statesman, murdered on this day in history.
1380 Johannes van Capestrano, Italian saint on July - 24.
1411 On this day in history battle of Harlaw, one of the bloodiest battles in Scotland, takes place.
1487 On this day in history citizens of Leeuwarden Neth rebel against ban on foreign beer
1534 On July - 24 jacques Cartier, lands in Canada, claims it for France
1554 On July - 24 queen Maria of England marries Philip, king of Naples/Jerusalem
1567 On July - 24 mary Queen of Scots is forced to abdicate & 1-year-old James VI becomes King of Scotland
1577 On July - 24 spanish army/German mercenaries conquer Namur
1581 On July - 24 states of Holland/Zealand recognized by Willem van Orange
1651 On this day in history anthony Johnson, a free black, receives grant of 250 acres in Va
1652 Johann Weichmann, composer, dies at 32 on this day in history.
1673 On July - 24 edmund Halley enters Queen's College, Oxford, as an undergraduate
1683 The first settlers from Germany to US, leave aboard the Concord on July - 24.
1683 On July - 24 1st settlers from Germany to US, leave aboard Concord
1686 Benedetto Marcello, composer [or Aug 9] on this day in history.
1692 French defeat William III of England at Steinkirk (Enghein) on this day in history.
1701 French make first landing at site of Detroit on this day in history.
1701 On July - 24 antoine de la Mothe Cadillac found trading post at Ft Pontchartrain, which later becomes the city of Detroit
1704 Great Britain takes Gibralter from Spain on July - 24.
1704 On this day in history english & Dutch troops occupy Gibraltar
1712 On this day in history battle at Denain: France under Villars beat Dutch army
1712 Cornelis earl of Nassau, general-major/mister of Woudenberg, dies on this day in history.
1720 Louise Ulrike, queen of Sweden/wife of Adolf Frederik on this day in history.
1738 On July - 24 elizabeth "Betje" Wolff-Bekker, Dutch author/poet (Sara Burgerhart)
1739 On this day in history benedetto Marcello, composer, dies on 53rd birthday
1745 On July - 24 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 July - 24.
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 this day in history.