Historical Events In July - 24
Saturday, 26 September 2020
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 On July - 24 konrad von Thüringen, fifth Grand Master of the Teutonic Knights
1345 On July - 24 jacob van Artevelde, statesman, murdered
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 this day in history spanish army/German mercenaries conquer Namur
1581 States of Holland/Zealand recognized by Willem van Orange on July - 24.
1651 Anthony Johnson, a free black, receives grant of 250 acres in Va on July - 24.
1652 On July - 24 johann Weichmann, composer, dies at 32
1673 On this day in history 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 On this day in history benedetto Marcello, composer [or Aug 9]
1692 French defeat William III of England at Steinkirk (Enghein) on this day in history.
1701 On this day in history french make first landing at site of Detroit
1701 Antoine de la Mothe Cadillac found trading post at Ft Pontchartrain, which later becomes the city of Detroit on this day in history.
1704 Great Britain takes Gibralter from Spain on July - 24.
1704 English & Dutch troops occupy Gibraltar on July - 24.
1712 On July - 24 battle at Denain: France under Villars beat Dutch army
1712 On July - 24 cornelis earl of Nassau, general-major/mister of Woudenberg, dies
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 July - 24 benedetto Marcello, composer, dies on 53rd birthday
1745 On July - 24 bonnie Prince Charlie becomes King James VIII
1756 George Vertue, engraver, dies on July - 24.
1758 George Washington admitted to Virginia House of Burgess on July - 24.
1758 John Dyer, poet, dies on July - 24.
1759 On July - 24 victor Emmanuel I, King of Sardinia (1802-21)
1783 On July - 24 georgia becomes a protectorate of tsarist Russia