Historical Events In July - 24
Wednesday, 29 November 2023
1132 Battle of Nocera between Ranulf II of Alife and Roger II of Sicily on this day in history.
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 this day in history.
1345 On this day in history jacob van Artevelde, statesman, murdered
1380 Johannes van Capestrano, Italian saint on July - 24.
1411 Battle of Harlaw, one of the bloodiest battles in Scotland, takes place on this day in history.
1487 On July - 24 citizens of Leeuwarden Neth rebel against ban on foreign beer
1534 Jacques Cartier, lands in Canada, claims it for France on July - 24.
1554 Queen Maria of England marries Philip, king of Naples/Jerusalem on this day in history.
1567 Mary Queen of Scots is forced to abdicate & 1-year-old James VI becomes King of Scotland on July - 24.
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 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 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 this day in history.
1683 On this day in history 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 July - 24.
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 Elizabeth "Betje" Wolff-Bekker, Dutch author/poet (Sara Burgerhart) on July - 24.
1739 On this day in history benedetto Marcello, composer, dies on 53rd birthday
1745 On this day in history bonnie Prince Charlie becomes King James VIII
1756 George Vertue, engraver, dies on July - 24.
1758 On this day in history george Washington admitted to Virginia House of Burgess
1758 John Dyer, poet, dies on this day in history.
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