Historical Events In July - 24
Friday, 10 April 2020
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 Konrad von ThÃ¼ringen, fifth Grand Master of the Teutonic Knights on July - 24.
1345 On July - 24 jacob van Artevelde, statesman, murdered
1380 On July - 24 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 July - 24.
1534 On July - 24 jacques Cartier, lands in Canada, claims it for France
1554 On this day in history 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 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 Johann Weichmann, composer, dies at 32 on this day in history.
1673 Edmund Halley enters Queen's College, Oxford, as an undergraduate on July - 24.
1683 On this day in history 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 July - 24 benedetto Marcello, composer [or Aug 9]
1692 French defeat William III of England at Steinkirk (Enghein) on July - 24.
1701 On this day in history 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 July - 24 great Britain takes Gibralter from Spain
1704 English & Dutch troops occupy Gibraltar on this day in history.
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 July - 24.
1720 On July - 24 louise Ulrike, queen of Sweden/wife of Adolf Frederik
1738 On July - 24 elizabeth "Betje" Wolff-Bekker, Dutch author/poet (Sara Burgerhart)
1739 On this day in history benedetto Marcello, composer, dies on 53rd birthday
1745 Bonnie Prince Charlie becomes King James VIII on July - 24.
1756 George Vertue, engraver, dies on this day in history.
1758 On July - 24 george Washington admitted to Virginia House of Burgess
1758 John Dyer, poet, dies on July - 24.
1759 On July - 24 victor Emmanuel I, King of Sardinia (1802-21)
1783 On this day in history georgia becomes a protectorate of tsarist Russia