June 24 in History – What happened on 24 June in Past

✅ Published on June 24th, 2021 in June in History

24 June - Today in History - Important historical events happened on this day in India and World History

According to Gregory calendar, on June 24, the day number in a year is 175 and if it is a leap year then the day number is 176. June 24 has a special significance in India and world history, because many such incidents have occurred on this day which have been recorded forever in the pages of history. Let's know some such important events which will increase your general knowledge. The facts collected will be as follows: People born on this day, demise of famous people, war treaty, freedom of any country, invention of new technologies, change of power, important National and International Day etc.

June 24 in History - Top Historical Events ⚡

YearEvent / Incidence / Incident
1206Qutbuddin Aibak, the first Sultan of Delhi Sultanate, was crowned in Lahair (now Pakistan).
1314In the decisive battle in the First War of Scottish Independence, Scottish forces led by Robert the Bruce defeated English troops under Edward II near Bannockburn, Scotland.
1340Hundred Years' War-The English fleet commanded by Edward IIIalmost totally destroyed the French fleet at the Battle of Sluys.
1374An out break of dancing mania, where in crowds of people danced themselves to exhaustion, took place in Aachen (present-day Germany), before spreading to other cities and countries.
1509Henry VIII and Catherine of Aragon were crowned King and Queen of England. Catherine of Aragon was Queen of England from 1509 until 1533 as the first wife of King Henry VIII; she was previously Princess of Wales as the wife of Prince Arthur.
1531The city of San Juan del Río, Mexico, is founded. The city was founded on the Feast of Saint John the Baptist by Fernado de Tapia, an Otomí chieftain that converted to Catholicism and dropped his Native name Conín. San Juan was one of the first Spanish settlements outside the Valley of Mexico and thus marked the beginning of the colonization of Northern and Western Mexico.
1564India's legendary Queen Durgavati was martyred during the war with the Mughals.
1571Miguel Lopes de Legazpi founded Manila, the capital of the Republic of the Philippines. Miguel López de Legazpi, also known as El Adelantado and El Viejo, was a Basque Spanish navigator and governor who established the first Spanish settlement in the East Indies when his expedition crossed the Pacific Ocean from the Viceroyalty of New Spain in modern-day Mexico, and founded Cebu on the Philippine Islands in 1565.
1571Spanish conquistador Miguel López de Legazpi established acouncil to govern the city of Manila, nowthe capital of the Philippines.
1622Dutch–Portuguese War-An out numbered Portuguese force repelled a Dutch attack in the Battle of Macau, the only major military engagement that was fought between two European powers on the Chinese mainland.
1717The first Masonic Grand Lodge, the Premier Grand Lodge ofEngland, was founded in London.
1717The Premier Grand Lodge of England, modern and the first Free-Maison Grand Lodge which merged with the Grand Lodge of England in 1813 with the Grand Lodge of England) was established in London.
1725The first meeting of the Grand Lodge of Ireland took place in Dublin, making it the second most senior Grand Lodge in Freemasonry in the world.
1731Philadelphia's Freemason and Mayor William Allen were appointed Provincial Grand Master of Pennsylvania.
1735Effective date of Great Britain's Witchcraft Act 1735, which accused claimants of practicing witchcraft or possessing magical powers, declaring claimants criminal
1748Kingswood School opened in Bristol by John Wesley and his brother Charles Wesley.
1778David Rittenhouse took a total solar eclipse in Philadelphia.
1779American Revolutionary War: The Great Siege of Gibraltar begun. The Great Siege of Gibraltar was an unsuccessful attempt by Spain and France to capture Gibraltar from the British during the American War of Independence. This was the largest action fought during the war in terms of numbers, particularly the Grand Assault.
1793The first Republican constitution in France was adopted. The Constitution of 24 June 1793 also known as the Constitution of the Year I, or the The Montagnard Constitution was the constitution instated by the Montagnards and by popular referendum under the First Republic during the French Revolution.
1793France adopted the Republican Constitution for the first time.
1794Bowdoin College was founded in Brunswick, Maine.
1812Napoleonic Wars: The French Grande Armée under Napoleoncrossed the Neman River, marking the start of their invasion of Russia.
1843Vincenzo Soliva declared that no Jew could live outside the ghetto in Italy.
1859The Solforino War of Austria with France and Sardenia took place.
1869Hari Chapekar was born. He was eldest among the revolutionary Chapekar brothers who assassinated the British Commissioner WC Rand. The name of their grandfather was Vinayak and their mother and father were, respectively, Dwarka and Hari.
1880O Canada, today the national anthem ofCanada, was first performed in Quebec City, Quebec, during a Saint-Jean-Baptiste Day banquet.
1885Tara Singh, freedom fighter and leader of Akali Dal Master, was born in the village Haryal, District Rawalpindi. Master Tara Sing was a prominent Sikh political and religious leader in the first half of the 20th century. He was instrumental in organizing the Shiromani Gurdwara Prabhandak Committee, in organizing Sikhs politically, and guided the Sikhs during the Partition of India.
1918First airmail service in Canada from Montreal to Toronto. Airmail (or air mail) is a mail transport service branded and sold on the basis of being airborne. Airmail items typically arrive more quickly than surface mail, and usually cost more to send.
1918The first airmail service started in Canada between Montreal to Toronto.
1922The American Professional Football Association renamed the National Football League.
1932A group of military and civilians engineered a bloodless coupin Siam, ending the absolute rule of the Chakri Dynasty.
1937The United States' first two 'fast battleships', the NorthCarolina class, were ordered from the New York and Philadelphia NavalShipyards.
1947Kenneth Arnold makes the first widely reported UFO sighting near Mount Rainier, Washington. Kenneth A. Arnold was an American aviator and businessman. He is best known for making what is generally considered the first widely reported unidentified flying object sighting in the United States, after claiming to have seen nine unusual objects flying in a chain near Mount Rainier, Washington.
1948The first World Health Council of the World Health Organization was held in Geneva.
1961India's first indigenous HF24 supersonic fighter aircraft took off.
1963The Department of Posts and Telegraph launched the National Telex Service.
1966117 people died when an Air India aircraft going from Mumbai to New York crashed in Mount Blanc, Switzerland.
1981The Humber Bridge opened, connecting the East Riding ofYorkshire and North Lincolnshire in England, at the time the longestsingle-span suspension bridge.
1982British Airways Flight 9 flew into a cloud of volcanic ashthrown up by the eruption of Indonesia's Mount Galunggung, resulting inthe failure of all four of its engines.
1986Government of India also approved maternity benefit for unmarried women.
1994A United States Air Force B-52 Stratofortress based atFairchild Air Force Base in Spokane County, Washington, crashed, killingall four crew members, and later providing a case study on theimportance of compliance with safety regulations.
1995South Africa won the Rugby World Cup.
2002281 people died in train accident in African country Tanzania.
2004The death penalty was declared unconstitutional in New York.
2006Capital punishment was abolished in Philippus.
2010After 11 hours, 5 minutes of play over three days, John Isnerde feated Nicolas Mahut at the 2010 Wimbledon Championships in the longest match in tennis history.
2010Julia Gillard assumed office as the first female Prime Ministerof Australia.
2010The longest match in Tennis history at Wimbledon lasted 11 hours and 5 minutes. This historic match took place between John Isner of Marika and Nicola Mayu of France.
2012Mohammed Mursi, leader of the Muslim Brotherhood, became the President of Egypt.

Famous Birthdays of June 24 😀:

YearName / Profession / Country
1968Alaa Abdelnaby / Basketball Player / United States of America
1944Chris Wood / Saxophonist / United Kingdom
1916William B. Saxbe / Lawyer / United States of America
1958Jean Charest / Politician / Canada
1826George Goyder / Surveyor / United Kingdom
1934Jean-Pierre Ferland / Singer / Canada
1953William E. Moerner / Chemist / United States of America
1987Lionel Messi / Footballer / Argentina
1988Micah Richards / Footballer / United Kingdom
1950Jan Kulczyk / Business Man / Poland
1881George Shiels / Poet / Ireland
1929Carolyn S. Shoemaker / Astronomer / United States of America
1950Nancy Allen / Actress / United States of America
1898Armin Öpik / Paleontologist / Estonia
1917Joan Clarke / Cryptanalyst / United Kingdom
1883Fritz Löhner-Beda / Lyricist / Austria
1970Atul Agnihotri / Actor / India
1924Kurt Furgler / Politician / Switzerland
1990Michael Del Zotto / Ice Hockey Player / Canada
1846Samuel Johnson / Priest / Nigeria
1901Marcel Mule / Saxophonist / France
1914Jan Karski / Activist / United States of America
1386John of Capistrano / Saint / Italy
1884Frank Waller / Runner / United States of America
1960Siedah Garrett / Writer / United States of America
1955Edmund Malura / Footballer / Germany
1937Anita Desai / Author / United States of America
1897Omkarnath Thakur / Singer / India
1839Gustavus Franklin Swift / Business Man / United States of America
1687Johann Albrecht Bengel / Scholar / Germany

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