Historical Events In July - 24
Friday, 04 December 2020
1132 On this day in history battle of Nocera between Ranulf II of Alife and Roger II of Sicily.
1148 Louis VII of France lays siege to Damascus during the Second Crusade on this day in history.
1240 Konrad von Thüringen, fifth Grand Master of the Teutonic Knights on July - 24.
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 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 this day in history.
1567 Mary Queen of Scots is forced to abdicate & 1-year-old James VI becomes King of Scotland on this day in history.
1577 Spanish army/German mercenaries conquer Namur on July - 24.
1581 On this day in history states of Holland/Zealand recognized by Willem van Orange
1651 Anthony Johnson, a free black, receives grant of 250 acres in Va on July - 24.
1652 On July - 24 johann Weichmann, composer, dies at 32
1673 On July - 24 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 1st settlers from Germany to US, leave aboard Concord on this day in history.
1686 On this day in history 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 Antoine de la Mothe Cadillac found trading post at Ft Pontchartrain, which later becomes the city of Detroit on this day in history.
1704 On July - 24 great Britain takes Gibralter from Spain
1704 English & Dutch troops occupy Gibraltar on this day in history.
1712 On July - 24 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 On July - 24 elizabeth "Betje" Wolff-Bekker, Dutch author/poet (Sara Burgerhart)
1739 On July - 24 benedetto Marcello, composer, dies on 53rd birthday
1745 On this day in history bonnie Prince Charlie becomes King James VIII
1756 On this day in history george Vertue, engraver, dies
1758 George Washington admitted to Virginia House of Burgess on this day in history.
1758 John Dyer, poet, dies on July - 24.
1759 On July - 24 victor Emmanuel I, King of Sardinia (1802-21)
1783 Georgia becomes a protectorate of tsarist Russia on July - 24.