Historical Events In July - 24
Friday, 19 July 2019
1132 On this day in history 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 Jacob van Artevelde, statesman, murdered on July - 24.
1380 On July - 24 johannes van Capestrano, Italian saint
1411 Battle of Harlaw, one of the bloodiest battles in Scotland, takes place on July - 24.
1487 On July - 24 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 this day in history.
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 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 1st settlers from Germany to US, leave aboard Concord on this day in history.
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 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 Great Britain takes Gibralter from Spain on July - 24.
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 July - 24 cornelis earl of Nassau, general-major/mister of Woudenberg, dies
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 Benedetto Marcello, composer, dies on 53rd birthday on July - 24.
1745 On this day in history bonnie Prince Charlie becomes King James VIII
1756 On July - 24 george Vertue, engraver, dies
1758 On July - 24 george Washington admitted to Virginia House of Burgess
1758 John Dyer, poet, dies on July - 24.
1759 On this day in history victor Emmanuel I, King of Sardinia (1802-21)
1783 Georgia becomes a protectorate of tsarist Russia on this day in history.