Historical Events In July - 24
Thursday, 28 October 2021
1132 On July - 24 battle of Nocera between Ranulf II of Alife and Roger II of Sicily.
1148 On this day in history louis VII of France lays siege to Damascus during the Second Crusade.
1240 Konrad von Thüringen, fifth Grand Master of the Teutonic Knights on this day in history.
1345 Jacob van Artevelde, statesman, murdered on July - 24.
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 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 Queen Maria of England marries Philip, king of Naples/Jerusalem on July - 24.
1567 Mary Queen of Scots is forced to abdicate & 1-year-old James VI becomes King of Scotland on July - 24.
1577 Spanish army/German mercenaries conquer Namur on July - 24.
1581 States of Holland/Zealand recognized by Willem van Orange on this day in history.
1651 On July - 24 anthony Johnson, a free black, receives grant of 250 acres in Va
1652 On this day in history 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 this day in history.
1683 1st settlers from Germany to US, leave aboard Concord on July - 24.
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 On July - 24 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 English & Dutch troops occupy Gibraltar on July - 24.
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 On this day in history 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 On this day in history 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 On July - 24 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 Georgia becomes a protectorate of tsarist Russia on this day in history.