Historical Events In July - 24
Saturday, 31 July 2021
1132 Battle of Nocera between Ranulf II of Alife and Roger II of Sicily on this day in history.
1148 On July - 24 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 On July - 24 jacob van Artevelde, statesman, murdered
1380 Johannes van Capestrano, Italian saint on this day in history.
1411 Battle of Harlaw, one of the bloodiest battles in Scotland, takes place on July - 24.
1487 Citizens of Leeuwarden Neth rebel against ban on foreign beer on July - 24.
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 July - 24.
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 this day in history.
1581 States of Holland/Zealand recognized by Willem van Orange on this day in history.
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 this day in history.
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 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 Great Britain takes Gibralter from Spain on July - 24.
1704 On this day in history english & Dutch troops occupy Gibraltar
1712 On this day in history battle at Denain: France under Villars beat Dutch army
1712 Cornelis earl of Nassau, general-major/mister of Woudenberg, dies on July - 24.
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 On July - 24 benedetto Marcello, composer, dies on 53rd birthday
1745 Bonnie Prince Charlie becomes King James VIII on July - 24.
1756 George Vertue, engraver, dies on this day in history.
1758 George Washington admitted to Virginia House of Burgess on this day in history.
1758 John Dyer, poet, dies on this day in history.
1759 On July - 24 victor Emmanuel I, King of Sardinia (1802-21)
1783 On July - 24 georgia becomes a protectorate of tsarist Russia