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June 24th, 2008 (June 24 2008)DeathGerhard Ringel, Austrian mathematician (born in 1919)
June 24th, 2007 (June 24 2007)EventThe Angora Fire starts near South Lake Tahoe, California destroying 200+ structures in its first 48 hours.
June 24th, 2007 (June 24 2007)DeathByron Baer, American politician (born in 1929)
June 24th, 2007 (June 24 2007)DeathChris Benoit, Canadian professional wrestler (born in 1967)
June 24th, 2007 (June 24 2007)DeathDerek Dougan, Northern Irish footballer (born in 1938)
June 24th, 2007 (June 24 2007)DeathNatasja Saad, Danish reggae and dancehall artist (born in 1974)
June 24th, 2006 (June 24 2006)DeathPatsy Ramsey, mother of JonBenet Ramsey (born in 1956)
June 24th, 2005 (June 24 2005)DeathPaul Winchell, American voice actor and ventriloquist (born in 1922)
June 24th, 2005 (June 24 2005)DeathHakham Yedidia Shofet, Former chief rabbi of Iran (born in 1908)
June 24th, 2004 (June 24 2004)EventIn New York, capital punishment is declared unconstitutional.
June 24th, 2004 (June 24 2004)DeathIfigeneia Giannopoulou, Greek songwriter (born in 1957)
June 24th, 2003 (June 24 2003)DeathVladimir Garin, Russian actor (born in 1987)
June 24th, 2002 (June 24 2002)EventThe Igandu train disaster in Tanzania kills 281, the worst train accident in African history.
June 24th, 2002 (June 24 2002)DeathPierre Werner, Prime Minister of Luxembourg (born in 1913)
June 24th, 2000 (June 24 2000)DeathVera Atkins, Romanian-born British intelligence officer (born in 1908)
June 24th, 2000 (June 24 2000)DeathDavid Tomlinson, English actor (born in 1917)
June 24th, 1997 (June 24 1997)DeathDon Hutson, American athlete (born in 1913)
June 24th, 1997 (June 24 1997)DeathBrian Keith, American actor (born in 1921)
June 24th, 1995 (June 24 1995)EventSouth Africa defeats New Zealand in the 1995 Rugby World Cup. The 1995 World cup is the first major sporting event in South Africa after Apartheid.
June 24th, 1994 (June 24 1994)EventA United States Air Force B-52 aircraft crashes at Fairchild Air Force Base, killing all four members of its crew.
June 24th, 1993 (June 24 1993)EventYale computer science professor Dr. David Gelernter loses the sight in one eye, the hearing in one ear, and part of his right hand after receiving a mailbomb from the Unabomber.
June 24th, 1991 (June 24 1991)DeathRufino Tamayo, Mexican painter (born in 1899)
June 24th, 1990 (June 24 1990)BirthMichael Del Zotto, Canadian ice hockey player
June 24th, 1987 (June 24 1987)BirthArturo Lupoli, Italian footballer
June 24th, 1987 (June 24 1987)BirthLionel Messi, Argentine footballer
June 24th, 1987 (June 24 1987)DeathJackie Gleason, American actor and musician (born in 1916)
June 24th, 1986 (June 24 1986)BirthStuart Broad, English cricketer
June 24th, 1986 (June 24 1986)BirthPhil Hughes, American baseball player
June 24th, 1986 (June 24 1986)BirthSolange Knowles, American singer
June 24th, 1985 (June 24 1985)EventSTS-51-G Space Shuttle Discovery completed its mission, best remembered for having Sultan bin Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, the first Arab and first Muslim in space, as a Payload Specialist.
June 24th, 1985 (June 24 1985)BirthKyle Searles, American actor
June 24th, 1985 (June 24 1985)BirthYukina Shirakawa, Japanese gravure idol
June 24th, 1984 (June 24 1984)BirthJ.J. Redick, American basketball player
June 24th, 1984 (June 24 1984)DeathClarence Campbell, Canadian NHL president (born in 1905)
June 24th, 1983 (June 24 1983)EventSpace Shuttle program: STS-7: Sally Ride, the first female American astronaut, returns to earth.
June 24th, 1983 (June 24 1983)BirthJohn Lloyd Cruz, Filipino Actor
June 24th, 1982 (June 24 1982)EventBritish Airways Flight 9, sometimes referred to as the Jakarta incident, flew into a cloud of volcanic ash thrown up by the eruption of Mount Galunggung, resulting in the failure of all four engines.
June 24th, 1982 (June 24 1982)BirthBrian Fitzgerald, American writer
June 24th, 1982 (June 24 1982)BirthKevin Nolan, English footballer
June 24th, 1982 (June 24 1982)BirthMark Penney, Canadian film director
June 24th, 1982 (June 24 1982)BirthJarret Stoll, Canadian ice hockey player
June 24th, 1982 (June 24 1982)BirthClint Bajada, Maltese television and radio presenter
June 24th, 1981 (June 24 1981)EventThe Humber Bridge is opened to traffic, connecting Yorkshire and Lincolnshire. It would be the world s longest single-span suspension bridge for 17 years.
June 24th, 1980 (June 24 1980)BirthCicinho, Brazilian footballer
June 24th, 1980 (June 24 1980)BirthLiane Balaban, Canadian actress
June 24th, 1980 (June 24 1980)BirthAndrew Jones, Australian racing driver
June 24th, 1980 (June 24 1980)BirthMinka Kelly, American actress
June 24th, 1979 (June 24 1979)BirthPetra Nemcova, Czechoslovakian-born model
June 24th, 1979 (June 24 1979)BirthCraig Shergold, British internet folklore subject
June 24th, 1979 (June 24 1979)BirthMindy Kaling, American actress and TV producer
June 24th, 1978 (June 24 1978)BirthLuis Garcia, Spanish footballer
June 24th, 1978 (June 24 1978)BirthPantelis Kafes, Greek footballer
June 24th, 1978 (June 24 1978)BirthShunsuke Nakamura, Japanese footballer
June 24th, 1978 (June 24 1978)BirthAriel Pink, American musician
June 24th, 1978 (June 24 1978)BirthJuan Roman Riquelme, Argentine footballer
June 24th, 1978 (June 24 1978)BirthErno "Emppu" Vuorinen, Finnish guitarist (Nightwish)
June 24th, 1978 (June 24 1978)DeathRobert Charroux, French writer (born in 1909)
June 24th, 1977 (June 24 1977)BirthDimosthenis Dikoudis, Greek basketball player
June 24th, 1977 (June 24 1977)BirthCas Jansen, Dutch actor
June 24th, 1977 (June 24 1977)DeathAndre-Gilles Fortin, Canadian politician (born in 1943)
June 24th, 1976 (June 24 1976)BirthLouisa Leaman, English author
June 24th, 1976 (June 24 1976)BirthBrock Olivo, American football player
June 24th, 1975 (June 24 1975)EventAn Eastern Air Lines Boeing 727 crashes at John F. Kennedy Airport, New York. 113 people die.John F. Kennedy Quotes
June 24th, 1975 (June 24 1975)BirthCarla Gallo, American actress
June 24th, 1975 (June 24 1975)BirthMarek Malik, Czech ice hockey player
June 24th, 1973 (June 24 1973)BirthAlexander Beyer, German actor
June 24th, 1973 (June 24 1973)BirthJi Jin Hee, South Korean actor
June 24th, 1972 (June 24 1972)BirthRobbie McEwen, Australian cyclist
June 24th, 1972 (June 24 1972)BirthDenis Zvegelj, Slovenian rower
June 24th, 1971 (June 24 1971)BirthChristopher Showerman, American actor
June 24th, 1970 (June 24 1970)BirthGlenn Medeiros, American singer
June 24th, 1969 (June 24 1969)BirthSissel Kyrkjebo, Norwegian singer
June 24th, 1968 (June 24 1968)DeathTony Hancock, British comedian (born in 1924)
June 24th, 1967 (June 24 1967)BirthBill Huard, Canadian ice hockey player
June 24th, 1967 (June 24 1967)BirthRichard Kruspe-Bernstein, German musician (Rammstein)
June 24th, 1967 (June 24 1967)BirthJanez Lapajne, Slovenian film director
June 24th, 1967 (June 24 1967)BirthScott Oden, American writer
June 24th, 1967 (June 24 1967)BirthSherry Stringfield, American actress
June 24th, 1966 (June 24 1966)BirthHope Sandoval, American singer-songwriter
June 24th, 1966 (June 24 1966)BirthAdrienne Shelly, American actress, director and screenwriter (died in 2006)
June 24th, 1965 (June 24 1965)BirthUwe Krupp, German ice hockey player
June 24th, 1964 (June 24 1964)BirthGary Suter, American ice hockey player
June 24th, 1963 (June 24 1963)EventZanzibar is granted internal self-government by the United Kingdom.
June 24th, 1963 (June 24 1963)BirthAnatoly Borisovich Jurkin, Russian writer
June 24th, 1963 (June 24 1963)BirthPreki, Serbian-born American soccer player
June 24th, 1963 (June 24 1963)BirthMike Wieringo, American comic book artist (died in 2007)
June 24th, 1961 (June 24 1961)BirthDennis Danell, American musician (Social Distortion) (died in 2000)
June 24th, 1961 (June 24 1961)BirthIain Glen, Scottish actor
June 24th, 1961 (June 24 1961)BirthBernie Nicholls, Canadian ice hockey player
June 24th, 1961 (June 24 1961)BirthCurt Smith, English musician and songwriter (Tears for Fears)
June 24th, 1960 (June 24 1960)BirthTrisha Meili, the "Central Park Jogger"
June 24th, 1960 (June 24 1960)BirthKarin Pilsater, Swedish politician
June 24th, 1960 (June 24 1960)BirthErik Poppe, Norwegian film director
June 24th, 1958 (June 24 1958)BirthJean Charest, Premier of Quebec
June 24th, 1958 (June 24 1958)BirthJohn Tortorella, American ice hockey coach
June 24th, 1957 (June 24 1957)EventThe U.S. Supreme Court rules that obscenity is not protected by the First Amendment in Roth v. United States.
June 24th, 1956 (June 24 1956)BirthJoe Penny, English actor
June 24th, 1955 (June 24 1955)BirthGurumayi Chidvilasananda, Guru of Siddha Yoga
June 24th, 1955 (June 24 1955)BirthBetsy Randle, American actress
June 24th, 1953 (June 24 1953)BirthIvo Lill, Estonian artist
June 24th, 1952 (June 24 1952)BirthStephen Pusey, British-born artist
June 24th, 1951 (June 24 1951)BirthDavid Rodigan, radio DJ/actor
June 24th, 1950 (June 24 1950)BirthMercedes Lackey, American author
June 24th, 1950 (June 24 1950)BirthNancy Allen, American actress
June 24th, 1949 (June 24 1949)EventThe first Television Western, Hopalong Cassidy, is aired on NBC starring William Boyd.
June 24th, 1949 (June 24 1949)BirthJohn Illsley, English bassist (Dire Straits)
June 24th, 1948 (June 24 1948)EventStart of the Berlin Blockade. The Soviet Union makes overland travel between the West with West Berlin impossible.
June 24th, 1948 (June 24 1948)BirthPatrick Moraz, Swiss keyboard player (Yes)
June 24th, 1947 (June 24 1947)EventKenneth Arnold makes the first widely reported UFO sighting near Mount Rainier, Washington.
June 24th, 1947 (June 24 1947)BirthPeter Weller, American actor
June 24th, 1947 (June 24 1947)BirthMick Fleetwood, English musician (Fleetwood Mac)
June 24th, 1947 (June 24 1947)DeathEmil Seidel, Mayor of Milwaukee, Wisconsin (born in 1864)
June 24th, 1946 (June 24 1946)BirthEllison Onizuka, American astronaut (died in 1986)
June 24th, 1946 (June 24 1946)BirthRobert Reich, American politician and political commentator
June 24th, 1946 (June 24 1946)BirthDavid Collenette, Canadian politician
June 24th, 1946 (June 24 1946)DeathLouise Whitfield Carnegie, American philanthropist (born in 1857)
June 24th, 1945 (June 24 1945)EventThe Moscow Victory Parade takes place.
June 24th, 1945 (June 24 1945)BirthColin Blunstone, English musician (The Zombies)
June 24th, 1945 (June 24 1945)BirthGeorge Pataki, American politician
June 24th, 1945 (June 24 1945)BirthWayne Cashman, Canadian ice hockey player
June 24th, 1944 (June 24 1944)BirthJeff Beck, English musician (The Yardbirds)
June 24th, 1944 (June 24 1944)BirthArthur Brown, English musician
June 24th, 1944 (June 24 1944)BirthJohn "Charlie" Whitney, English guitarist (Family, Streetwalkers, Axis Point)
June 24th, 1944 (June 24 1944)BirthChris Wood, English musician (died in 1983)
June 24th, 1942 (June 24 1942)BirthMichele Lee, American actress
June 24th, 1941 (June 24 1941)BirthJulia Kristeva, Bulgarian-French philosopher, psychoanalyst, and novelist Philo Quotes
June 24th, 1940 (June 24 1940)EventFrance and Italy sign an armistice.
June 24th, 1939 (June 24 1939)BirthMichael Gothard, English actor (died in 1992)
June 24th, 1938 (June 24 1938)EventA 450 metric ton meteorite strikes the earth in an empty field near Chicora, Pennsylvania.
June 24th, 1938 (June 24 1938)BirthLawrence Block, American writer
June 24th, 1935 (June 24 1935)BirthTerry Riley, American composer
June 24th, 1935 (June 24 1935)DeathCarlos Gardel, Argentine singer (airplane crash) (born in 1890)Carlos Gardel Quotes
June 24th, 1934 (June 24 1934)BirthJean-Pierre Ferland, Quebec singer
June 24th, 1932 (June 24 1932)EventA military coup ends the absolute power of the king of Siam (Thailand).
June 24th, 1931 (June 24 1931)BirthBilly Casper, American golfer
June 24th, 1930 (June 24 1930)BirthClaude Chabrol, French film director
June 24th, 1930 (June 24 1930)BirthWilliam B. Ziff, Jr., American publishing executive (died in 2006)
June 24th, 1928 (June 24 1928)EventWith declining business, the Great Gorge and International Railway begins using one-person crews on trolley operations in Canada.
June 24th, 1927 (June 24 1927)BirthMartin Lewis Perl, American physicist, Nobel Prize laureate
June 24th, 1924 (June 24 1924)BirthKurt Furgler, member of the Swiss Federal Council
June 24th, 1922 (June 24 1922)BirthTata Giacobetti, Italian singer (Quartetto Cetra)
June 24th, 1922 (June 24 1922)DeathWalther Rathenau, German Minister of Foreign Affairs (assassinated) (born in 1867)
June 24th, 1918 (June 24 1918)EventFirst airmail service in Canada from Montreal to Toronto.
June 24th, 1916 (June 24 1916)EventMary Pickford becomes the first female film star to get a million dollar contract.
June 24th, 1916 (June 24 1916)EventWorld War I: The Battle of the Somme begins with a week long artillery bombardment on the German Line.
June 24th, 1915 (June 24 1915)BirthFred Hoyle, British astronomer (died in 2001)Fred Hoyle Quotes
June 24th, 1914 (June 24 1914)BirthPearl Witherington CBE, British WW II secret agent (died in 2008)
June 24th, 1913 (June 24 1913)EventGreece and Serbia annul their alliance with Bulgaria.
June 24th, 1912 (June 24 1912)BirthBrian Johnston, British cricket commentator (d 1994)
June 24th, 1911 (June 24 1911)BirthJuan Manuel Fangio, Argentine Formula One driver and five-time World Driving Champion (died in 1995)
June 24th, 1911 (June 24 1911)BirthErnesto Sabato, Argentinian writerErnesto Sabato Quotes
June 24th, 1909 (June 24 1909)DeathSarah Orne Jewett, American writer (born in 1849)Sarah Orne Jewett Quotes
June 24th, 1908 (June 24 1908)BirthHugo Distler, German composer (died in 1942)
June 24th, 1908 (June 24 1908)BirthGuru Gopinath, Indian classical dancer (d 1987)
June 24th, 1908 (June 24 1908)BirthAlfons Rebane, Estonian military officer (died in 1976)
June 24th, 1908 (June 24 1908)DeathGrover Cleveland, President of the United States (heart failure) (born in 1837)Grover Cleveland Quotes
June 24th, 1907 (June 24 1907)BirthArseny Tarkovsky, Russian poet (died in 1989)
June 24th, 1906 (June 24 1906)BirthPierre Fournier, French cellist (died in 1986)
June 24th, 1906 (June 24 1906)BirthWillard Maas, American educator and experimental filmmaker (died in 1971)
June 24th, 1904 (June 24 1904)BirthPhil Harris, American singer, songwriter and comedian (died in 1995)
June 24th, 1902 (June 24 1902)EventKing Edward VII develops appendicitis, delaying his coronation.
June 24th, 1901 (June 24 1901)EventFirst exhibition of Pablo Picasso s work opens.Pablo Picasso Quotes
June 24th, 1901 (June 24 1901)BirthHarry Partch, American composer (died in 1974)
June 24th, 1900 (June 24 1900)BirthWilhelm Cauer, German mathematician (died in 1945)
June 24th, 1897 (June 24 1897)BirthDaniel K. Ludwig, American shipping magnate (died in 1992)
June 24th, 1895 (June 24 1895)BirthJack Dempsey, American boxer (died in 1983)
June 24th, 1894 (June 24 1894)EventMarie Francois Sadi Carnot is assassinated by Sante Geronimo Caserio. Geronimo Quotes
June 24th, 1894 (June 24 1894)DeathMarie Francois Sadi Carnot, French statesman (born in 1837)
June 24th, 1893 (June 24 1893)BirthRoy O. Disney, a founder of the Walt Disney Company (died in 1971)Walt Disney Quotes
June 24th, 1888 (June 24 1888)BirthGerrit Rietveld, Dutch architect (died in 1964)
June 24th, 1886 (June 24 1886)BirthGeorge Shiels, Northern Irish dramatist (died in 1949)
June 24th, 1883 (June 24 1883)BirthVictor Franz Hess, Austrian-born physicist, Nobel Prize laureate (died in 1964)
June 24th, 1882 (June 24 1882)BirthCarl Diem, German Olympic official (died in 1962)
June 24th, 1882 (June 24 1882)BirthAthanase David, Canadian politician and businessman (died in 1953)
June 24th, 1880 (June 24 1880)EventFirst performance of O Canada, the song that would become the national anthem of Canada, at the Congres national des Canadiens-Francais.
June 24th, 1860 (June 24 1860)BirthMercedes of Orleans, queen of Spain (died in 1878)
June 24th, 1859 (June 24 1859)EventBattle of Solferino: (Battle of the Three Sovereigns). Sardinia and France defeat Austria in Solferino, northern Italy.
June 24th, 1850 (June 24 1850)BirthHoratio Kitchener, 1st Earl Kitchener of Khartoum, British field marshal (died in 1916)
June 24th, 1842 (June 24 1842)BirthAmbrose Bierce, American author (disappeared 1914)Ambrose Bierce Quotes
June 24th, 1835 (June 24 1835)DeathAndreas Vokos Miaoulis, Greek admiral and politician, commander of Greek naval forces in Greek War of Independence (born in 1769)
June 24th, 1826 (June 24 1826)BirthGeorge Goyder, surveyor-general of South Australia (died in 1898)
June 24th, 1825 (June 24 1825)BirthGrand Duchess Alexandra Nikolaevna of Russia (died in 1844)
June 24th, 1821 (June 24 1821)EventThe Battle of Carabobo takes place. It is the decisive battle in the war of independence of Venezuela from Spain.
June 24th, 1817 (June 24 1817)DeathThomas McKean, American lawyer and signer of the Declaration of Independence (born in 1734)
June 24th, 1813 (June 24 1813)EventBattle of Beaver Dams : A British, and Indian joint force defeat the U.S Army.
June 24th, 1813 (June 24 1813)BirthHenry Ward Beecher, American clergyman and reformer (died in 1887)Henry Ward Beecher Quotes
June 24th, 1812 (June 24 1812)EventNapoleonic Wars: Napoleon s Grande Armee crosses the Neman River beginning his invasion of Russia.
June 24th, 1811 (June 24 1811)BirthJohn Archibald Campbell, Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court (died in 1889)
June 24th, 1804 (June 24 1804)BirthWillard Richards, American religious leader (died in 1854)
June 24th, 1803 (June 24 1803)BirthGeorge James Webb, English-born composer (died in 1887)
June 24th, 1803 (June 24 1803)DeathMatthew Thornton, American signer of the Declaration of Independence (born in 1714)
June 24th, 1795 (June 24 1795)BirthErnst Heinrich Weber, German anatomist and physiologist (died in 1878)
June 24th, 1794 (June 24 1794)EventBowdoin College is founded.
June 24th, 1793 (June 24 1793)EventThe first republican constitution in France is adopted.
June 24th, 1778 (June 24 1778)DeathPieter Burmann the Younger, Dutch philologist (born in 1714) Philo Quotes
June 24th, 1777 (June 24 1777)BirthJohn Ross, British naval officer and explorer (died in 1856)
June 24th, 1774 (June 24 1774)BirthFrancois Nicolas Benoit, Baron Haxo, French general (died in 1838)
June 24th, 1766 (June 24 1766)DeathAdrien-Maurice, 3rd duc de Noailles, French soldier (born in 1678)
June 24th, 1748 (June 24 1748)EventThe Kingswood School is opened by John Wesley and his brother Charles Wesley in Bristol. The school later moved to Bath.John Wesley Quotes
June 24th, 1717 (June 24 1717)EventThe Grand Lodge of England, the first Freemasonic Grand Lodge (now the United Grand Lodge of England), is founded in London, England.
June 24th, 1704 (June 24 1704)BirthJean-Baptiste de Boyer, Marquis d Argens, French writer (died in 1771)
June 24th, 1694 (June 24 1694)BirthJean-Jacques Burlamaqui, Swiss publicist (died in 1748)
June 24th, 1692 (June 24 1692)EventKingston, Jamaica is founded.
June 24th, 1687 (June 24 1687)BirthJohann Albrecht Bengel, German scholar (died in 1757)
June 24th, 1664 (June 24 1664)EventThe colony of New Jersey is founded.
June 24th, 1663 (June 24 1663)BirthJean Baptiste Massillon, French churchman (died in 1742)
June 24th, 1662 (June 24 1662)EventThe Dutch attempt but fail to capture Macau.
June 24th, 1643 (June 24 1643)DeathJohn Hampden, English politician (born in 1595)
June 24th, 1637 (June 24 1637)DeathNicolas-Claude Fabri de Peiresc, French astronomer (born in 1580)
June 24th, 1604 (June 24 1604)DeathEdward de Vere, 17th Earl of Oxford, Lord Great Chamberlain of England (born in 1550)Edward Vere Quotes
June 24th, 1597 (June 24 1597)EventThe first Dutch voyage to the East Indies reaches Bantam (on Java).
June 24th, 1571 (June 24 1571)EventManila, the capital of the Republic of the Philippines, is founded by Miguel Lopez de Legazpi.
June 24th, 1546 (June 24 1546)BirthRobert Parsons, English Jesuit priest (died in 1610)
June 24th, 1542 (June 24 1542)BirthSt. John of the Cross, Spanish Carmelite mystic and poet (died in 1591) John of the Cross Quotes
June 24th, 1535 (June 24 1535)EventThe Anabaptist state of Munster is conquered and disbanded.
June 24th, 1535 (June 24 1535)BirthJoan of Spain, queen consort of Portugal (died in 1573)
June 24th, 1533 (June 24 1533)BirthRobert Dudley, Earl of Leicester (died in 1588)Robert Ley Quotes
June 24th, 1520 (June 24 1520)DeathHosokawa Sumimoto, Japanese samurai commander (born in 1489)
June 24th, 1519 (June 24 1519)BirthTheodore Beza, French theologian (died in 1605)
June 24th, 1519 (June 24 1519)DeathLucrezia Borgia, Duchess of Ferrara (born in 1480)
June 24th, 1509 (June 24 1509)EventHenry VIII and Catherine of Aragon are crowned King and Queen of England.
June 24th, 1497 (June 24 1497)EventJohn Cabot lands on North America in Newfoundland; the first European exploration of the region since the Vikings.
June 24th, 1497 (June 24 1497)EventCornish traitors Michael An Gof and Thomas Flamank are executed at Tyburn, London.
June 24th, 1485 (June 24 1485)BirthJohannes Bugenhagen, German reformer (died in 1558)
June 24th, 1441 (June 24 1441)EventEton College is founded.
June 24th, 1439 (June 24 1439)DeathDuke Frederick IV of Austria (born in 1382)
June 24th, 1398 (June 24 1398)DeathHongwu Emperor of China (born in 1328)
June 24th, 1386 (June 24 1386)BirthGiovanni da Capistrano, Italian saint (died in 1456)
June 24th, 1374 (June 24 1374)EventA sudden outbreak of St. John s Dance causes people in the streets of Aachen, Germany, to experience hallucinations and begin to jump and twitch uncontrollably until they collapse from exhaustion.
June 24th, 1343 (June 24 1343)BirthJeanne de Valois, Queen of Navarre (died in 1373)
June 24th, 1340 (June 24 1340)EventHundred Years War: Battle of Sluys: The French fleet is almost destroyed by the English Fleet commanded in person by Edward III of England.
June 24th, 1314 (June 24 1314)EventFirst War of Scottish Independence: The Battle of Bannockburn concludes with a decisive victory of the Scottish forces led by Robert the Bruce. Scotland regains its independence in the aftermath of this battle.
June 24th, 1244 (June 24 1244)BirthHenry I of Hesse (died in 1308)
June 24th, 1128 (June 24 1128)EventBattle of Sao Mamede, near Guimaraes:Portuguese forces led by Alfonso I defeat his mother D. Teresa and D. Fernao Peres de Trava. After this battle, the future king calls himself "Prince of Portugal", the first step towards "official independence" in 1139, after the Battle of Ourique.
June 24th, 0972 (June 24 0972)EventBattle of Cedynia, the first documented victory of Polish forces, takes place.
June 24th, 0803 (June 24 0803)DeathHigbald of Lindisfarne

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