Historical Events In July - 24
Monday, 15 August 2022
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 July - 24 konrad von Thüringen, fifth Grand Master of the Teutonic Knights
1345 Jacob van Artevelde, statesman, murdered on this day in history.
1380 On July - 24 johannes van Capestrano, Italian saint
1411 On this day in history 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 this day in history.
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 July - 24.
1651 Anthony Johnson, a free black, receives grant of 250 acres in Va on July - 24.
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 July - 24.
1683 1st settlers from Germany to US, leave aboard Concord on July - 24.
1686 On July - 24 benedetto Marcello, composer [or Aug 9]
1692 On July - 24 french defeat William III of England at Steinkirk (Enghein)
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 On July - 24 cornelis earl of Nassau, general-major/mister of Woudenberg, dies
1720 On July - 24 louise Ulrike, queen of Sweden/wife of Adolf Frederik
1738 On this day in history elizabeth "Betje" Wolff-Bekker, Dutch author/poet (Sara Burgerhart)
1739 Benedetto Marcello, composer, dies on 53rd birthday on July - 24.
1745 Bonnie Prince Charlie becomes King James VIII on July - 24.
1756 On this day in history 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 Victor Emmanuel I, King of Sardinia (1802-21) on this day in history.
1783 On this day in history georgia becomes a protectorate of tsarist Russia