Historical Events In July - 24
Thursday, 02 July 2020
1132 Battle of Nocera between Ranulf II of Alife and Roger II of Sicily on July - 24.
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 this day in history.
1345 Jacob van Artevelde, statesman, murdered on July - 24.
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 this day in history.
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 this day in history.
1577 On July - 24 spanish army/German mercenaries conquer Namur
1581 States of Holland/Zealand recognized by Willem van Orange on July - 24.
1651 On July - 24 anthony Johnson, a free black, receives grant of 250 acres in Va
1652 Johann Weichmann, composer, dies at 32 on this day in history.
1673 On July - 24 edmund Halley enters Queen's College, Oxford, as an undergraduate
1683 On this day in history 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 On this day in history french defeat William III of England at Steinkirk (Enghein)
1701 On July - 24 french make first landing at site of Detroit
1701 Antoine de la Mothe Cadillac found trading post at Ft Pontchartrain, which later becomes the city of Detroit on July - 24.
1704 On this day in history great Britain takes Gibralter from Spain
1704 On this day in history english & Dutch troops occupy Gibraltar
1712 Battle at Denain: France under Villars beat Dutch army on this day in history.
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 July - 24.
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 On July - 24 george Vertue, engraver, dies
1758 George Washington admitted to Virginia House of Burgess on this day in history.
1758 On July - 24 john Dyer, poet, dies
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.