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 This day in History - June 24
382 Historic Events for June 24
451

10th recorded perihelion passage of Halley's Comet

Event
843

Vikings destroy Nantes

Event
1128

Afonso I of Portugal defeats army of his mother Theresa

Event
1244

Hendrik I, the Child, 1st count of Hessen (1256-1308)

Birth
1298

Rindfleish Persecutions-Jews of Ifhauben Austria massacred

Event
1314

Battle of Bannockburn; Scotland regains independence from England

Event
1322

Jews are expelled from France for 3rd time

Event
1322

Johanna, duchess of Brabant/Limburg (Joyful Entry)

Birth
1340

In the Hundred Years War, British fleet destroys French at Sluys

Event
1340

Battle at Lock: English fleet beats France/Genuezen, 10-30,000 killed

Event
1396

Crusaders under earl of Nevers reach Vienna

Event
1397

Sultan Bajezid I release caught crusaders free, for ransom

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1441

Eton College founded by Henry VI

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1472

Zo‰ Paleologa departs Rome for Moscow

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1475

Albrecht von Eyb, German parson (Bamberg and Eichst„tt), dies at 54

Death
1497

John Cabot claims eastern Canada for England (believes he found Asia in Nova Scotia)

Event
1499

Johannes Brenz, German theologist (Dutch Brentians)

Birth
1509

Henry VIII crowned King of England

Event
1519

Lucrezia Borgia, daughter of Pope Alexander, dies at 39

Death
1522

Portuguese Antonio de Brita signs treaty island of Ternate Molukkas

Event
1522

Battle at La Bicocca: Emperor Karel V beats France

Event
1527

Gustaaf I begins Reformation in Sweden, taking RC possessions

Event
1529

Zurich and catholic kantons sign Peace of Kappel

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1533

Robert Dudley, earl of Leicester/English commander-in-chief in Neth

Birth
1535

Hessische troops occupy Munster

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