Historical Events In July - 24
Friday, 16 November 2018
1132 Battle of Nocera between Ranulf II of Alife and Roger II of Sicily on July - 24.
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 Jacob van Artevelde, statesman, murdered on this day in history.
1380 On this day in history 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 July - 24 jacques Cartier, lands in Canada, claims it for France
1554 On July - 24 queen Maria of England marries Philip, king of Naples/Jerusalem
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 Anthony Johnson, a free black, receives grant of 250 acres in Va on this day in history.
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 On July - 24 the first settlers from Germany to US, leave aboard the Concord
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 July - 24 french make first landing at site of Detroit
1701 On this day in history antoine de la Mothe Cadillac found trading post at Ft Pontchartrain, which later becomes the city of Detroit
1704 On this day in history great Britain takes Gibralter from Spain
1704 English & Dutch troops occupy Gibraltar on this day in history.
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 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 Bonnie Prince Charlie becomes King James VIII on this day in history.
1756 On July - 24 george Vertue, engraver, dies
1758 On this day in history 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 July - 24.
1783 Georgia becomes a protectorate of tsarist Russia on this day in history.