Historical Events In July - 24
Monday, 20 January 2020
1132 On July - 24 battle of Nocera between Ranulf II of Alife and Roger II of Sicily.
1148 Louis VII of France lays siege to Damascus during the Second Crusade on this day in history.
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 On this day in history johannes van Capestrano, Italian saint
1411 On July - 24 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 Jacques Cartier, lands in Canada, claims it for France on this day in history.
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 States of Holland/Zealand recognized by Willem van Orange on this day in history.
1651 Anthony Johnson, a free black, receives grant of 250 acres in Va on this day in history.
1652 Johann Weichmann, composer, dies at 32 on July - 24.
1673 Edmund Halley enters Queen's College, Oxford, as an undergraduate on July - 24.
1683 On this day in history the first settlers from Germany to US, leave aboard the Concord
1683 On this day in history 1st settlers from Germany to US, leave aboard Concord
1686 Benedetto Marcello, composer [or Aug 9] on this day in history.
1692 On July - 24 french defeat William III of England at Steinkirk (Enghein)
1701 French make first landing at site of Detroit on this day in history.
1701 Antoine de la Mothe Cadillac found trading post at Ft Pontchartrain, which later becomes the city of Detroit on July - 24.
1704 On July - 24 great Britain takes Gibralter from Spain
1704 English & Dutch troops occupy Gibraltar on this day in history.
1712 Battle at Denain: France under Villars beat Dutch army on July - 24.
1712 Cornelis earl of Nassau, general-major/mister of Woudenberg, dies on this day in history.
1720 On July - 24 louise Ulrike, queen of Sweden/wife of Adolf Frederik
1738 Elizabeth "Betje" Wolff-Bekker, Dutch author/poet (Sara Burgerhart) on this day in history.
1739 Benedetto Marcello, composer, dies on 53rd birthday on this day in history.
1745 Bonnie Prince Charlie becomes King James VIII on this day in history.
1756 On July - 24 george Vertue, engraver, dies
1758 George Washington admitted to Virginia House of Burgess on this day in history.
1758 On July - 24 john Dyer, poet, dies
1759 On July - 24 victor Emmanuel I, King of Sardinia (1802-21)
1783 Georgia becomes a protectorate of tsarist Russia on July - 24.