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 This day in History - July 24
413 Historic Events for July 24
1345

Jacob van Artevelde, statesman, murdered

Death
1380

Johannes van Capestrano, Italian saint

Birth
1487

Citizens of Leeuwarden Neth rebel against ban on foreign beer

Event
1534

Jacques Cartier, lands in Canada, claims it for France

Event
1554

Queen Maria of England marries Philip, king of Naples/Jerusalem

Event
1567

Mary Queen of Scots is forced to abdicate and 1-year-old James VI becomes King of Scotland

Event
1577

Spanish army/German mercenaries conquer Namur

Event
1577

Treason of Don Juan in Brussels

Event
1581

States of Holland/Zealand recognized by Willem van Orange

Event
1651

Anthony Johnson, a free black, receives grant of 250 acres in Va

Event
1652

Johann Weichmann, composer, dies at 32

Death
1673

Edmund Halley enters Queen's College, Oxford, as an undergraduate

Event
1683

1st settlers from Germany to US, leave aboard Concord

Event
1686

Benedetto Marcello, composer [or Aug 9]

Birth
1692

French defeat William III of England at Steinkirk (Enghein)

Event
1701

Antoine de la Mothe Cadillac found trading post at Ft Pontchartrain, which later becomes the city of Detroit

Event
1704

Istv n Gy”ngy”si, Hungarian poet (Janos Kem‚ny), dies in battle

Death
1704

English and Dutch troops occupy Gibraltar

Event
1712

Cornelis earl of Nassau, general-major/mister of Woudenberg, dies

Death
1712

Battle at Denain: France under Villars beat Dutch army

Event
1720

Louise Ulrike, queen of Sweden/wife of Adolf Frederik

Birth
1738

Elizabeth "Betje" Wolff-Bekker, Dutch author/poet (Sara Burgerhart)

Birth
1739

Benedetto Marcello, composer, dies on 53rd birthday

Death
1745

Bonnie Prince Charlie becomes King James VIII

Event
1756

George Vertue, engraver, dies

Death