Historical Events In July - 24
Wednesday, 07 June 2023
1132 On July - 24 battle of Nocera between Ranulf II of Alife and Roger II of Sicily.
1148 On July - 24 louis VII of France lays siege to Damascus during the Second Crusade.
1240 On this day in history konrad von Thüringen, fifth Grand Master of the Teutonic Knights
1345 On this day in history jacob van Artevelde, statesman, murdered
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 July - 24.
1567 Mary Queen of Scots is forced to abdicate & 1-year-old James VI becomes King of Scotland on July - 24.
1577 On this day in history spanish army/German mercenaries conquer Namur
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 July - 24 johann Weichmann, composer, dies at 32
1673 On July - 24 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 July - 24.
1692 French defeat William III of England at Steinkirk (Enghein) on July - 24.
1701 French make first landing at site of Detroit on this day in history.
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 this day in history english & Dutch troops occupy Gibraltar
1712 On July - 24 battle at Denain: France under Villars beat Dutch army
1712 On this day in history cornelis earl of Nassau, general-major/mister of Woudenberg, dies
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 Bonnie Prince Charlie becomes King James VIII on this day in history.
1756 George Vertue, engraver, dies on this day in history.
1758 On July - 24 george Washington admitted to Virginia House of Burgess
1758 John Dyer, poet, dies on this day in history.
1759 On July - 24 victor Emmanuel I, King of Sardinia (1802-21)
1783 On this day in history georgia becomes a protectorate of tsarist Russia
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