July 24 in history

24/07/2009

On July 24:

1567 Mary Queen of Scots was deposed and repalced by her one-year old son, James VI.

1725 John Newton, English cleric and hymnist was born.

 

1895 Robert Graves, English poet and novelist, was born.

1924 The World Chess Federation was founded in Paris.

1982 Anna Paquin, Candian born New Zealand actress was born.


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