Historical Events In July - 24
Friday, 15 November 2019
1132 Battle of Nocera between Ranulf II of Alife and Roger II of Sicily on this day in history.
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 July - 24 johannes van Capestrano, Italian saint
1411 On July - 24 battle of Harlaw, one of the bloodiest battles in Scotland, takes place.
1487 Citizens of Leeuwarden Neth rebel against ban on foreign beer on this day in history.
1534 On this day in history jacques Cartier, lands in Canada, claims it for France
1554 Queen Maria of England marries Philip, king of Naples/Jerusalem on this day in history.
1567 On this day in history 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 On July - 24 states of Holland/Zealand recognized by Willem van Orange
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 On July - 24 edmund Halley enters Queen's College, Oxford, as an undergraduate
1683 On July - 24 the first settlers from Germany to US, leave aboard the Concord
1683 On July - 24 1st settlers from Germany to US, leave aboard Concord
1686 On July - 24 benedetto Marcello, composer [or Aug 9]
1692 French defeat William III of England at Steinkirk (Enghein) on July - 24.
1701 On this day in history french make first landing at site of Detroit
1701 On July - 24 antoine de la Mothe Cadillac found trading post at Ft Pontchartrain, which later becomes the city of Detroit
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 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 Elizabeth "Betje" Wolff-Bekker, Dutch author/poet (Sara Burgerhart) on this day in history.
1739 Benedetto Marcello, composer, dies on 53rd birthday on July - 24.
1745 On July - 24 bonnie Prince Charlie becomes King James VIII
1756 On July - 24 george Vertue, engraver, dies
1758 On July - 24 george Washington admitted to Virginia House of Burgess
1758 John Dyer, poet, dies on July - 24.
1759 Victor Emmanuel I, King of Sardinia (1802-21) on this day in history.
1783 On this day in history georgia becomes a protectorate of tsarist Russia