Historical Events In July - 24
Thursday, 23 May 2019
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 July - 24.
1240 Konrad von Thüringen, fifth Grand Master of the Teutonic Knights on this day in history.
1345 On July - 24 jacob van Artevelde, statesman, murdered
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 July - 24 citizens of Leeuwarden Neth rebel against ban on foreign beer
1534 On this day in history jacques Cartier, lands in Canada, claims it for France
1554 On this day in history queen Maria of England marries Philip, king of Naples/Jerusalem
1567 On this day in history 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 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 this day in history johann Weichmann, composer, dies at 32
1673 Edmund Halley enters Queen's College, Oxford, as an undergraduate on July - 24.
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 July - 24 benedetto Marcello, composer [or Aug 9]
1692 On July - 24 french defeat William III of England at Steinkirk (Enghein)
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 On July - 24 great Britain takes Gibralter from Spain
1704 On July - 24 english & Dutch troops occupy Gibraltar
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 July - 24.
1738 On this day in history elizabeth "Betje" Wolff-Bekker, Dutch author/poet (Sara Burgerhart)
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 On July - 24 george Vertue, engraver, dies
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 On July - 24 georgia becomes a protectorate of tsarist Russia