The 24t o Juin is the 175t day o the year (176t in lowp years) in the Gregorian Calendar, wi 190 days ti come.
- 1314 - Battle o Bannockburn: The Scots airmy unner Robert the Bruce defeats the Inglis airmy o Keeng Edward II o Ingland.
- 1497 - John Cabot reaches Newfoundland.
- 1509 - Henry VIII o Ingland an Catherine o Aragon are crouned.
- 1859 - Napoleon III o Fraunce defeats Austrick in the Battle o Solferino.
- 1861 - Tennessee secedes frae the Unitit States.
- 1902 - The coronation o Edward VII o the Unitit Kinrick is delayed efter he becomes ill wi appendicitis.
- 1916 - Warld War I: The Battle o the Somme stairts.
- 1939 - Siam is renamed Thailand for the first time.
- 1950 - The 1950 FIFA Warld Cup, the first edeetion o the toornament in 12 year, stairts; Hosts Brazil defeat Mexico 4-0 in the openin gemme.
- 1963 - The Unitit Kinrick grants Zanzibar internal self-govrenment.
- 1981 - The Humber Brig, in Eastren Ingland, opens.
- 2002 - The Igandu train disaster in Tanzanie kills 381 fowk.
- 2002 - A flood disaster in Shanxi, Cheenae, kills 500 fowk.
- 2005 - Mahmoud Ahmadinejad is electit Preses o Iran.
- 2007 - Gordon Brown taks ower frae Tony Blair as leader o the Labour Pairty.
- 2010 - Julia Gillard becomes the 27t, an first female, Prime Meenister o Australie, replacin Kevin Rudd.
- 2010 - John Isner defeats Nicolas Mahut in the langest-ever professional tennis match, at Wimbledon. The decidin set ends 70-68.
- 2012 - In the Galapagos Islands Lonesome George, believed tae be the last-survivin example o the Pinta Island tortoise subspecies, dees. His age is estimatit tae range atween his 80s an 109.
- 2014 - 2014 FIFA Warld Cup in Brazil: In a gemme in which Uruguay beat Italy 1-0, Luis Suarez is involved in an incident in which he bites Giorgio Chiellini in ane o the biggest controversies o that year's toornament.
- 2016 - David Cameron propales his demission as Prime Meenister o the Unitit Kinrick efter 51.9% o voters in the kintra vote tae leave the European Union.
- 2017 - A landslide in Xinmo village, Sichuan, Cheenae, kills at least 15 fowk an leaves 93 missin.
- 2018 - Saudi Arabie ends its ban on weemen drivin.
- 1254 – Floris V, Coont o Holland (d. 1296)
- 1542 – John o the Cross, Spaingie meestic an saunt (d. 1591)
- 1740 – Juan Ignacio Molina, Chilean naituralist (d. 1829)
- 1741 – Alexander Adam, Scots teacher an writer (d. 1809)
- 1850 – Herbert Kitchener, Erse field marshal an politeecian, Govrenor-General o Sudan (d. 1916)
- 1883 – Victor Francis Hess, Austrick-American pheesicist (d. 1964)
- 1908 – Alfons Rebane, Estonie colonel (d. 1976)
- 1911 – Juan Manuel Fangio, Argentine racing driver (d. 1995)
- 1915 – Fred Hoyle, Inglis astronomer (d. 2001)
- 1927 – Martin Lewis Perl, American pheesicist (d. 2014)
- 1929 – Carolyn S. Shoemaker, American astronomer
- 1930 – Claude Chabrol, French film director (d. 2010)
- 1935 – Pete Hamill, American jurnalist an writer (d. 2020)
- 1945 – George Pataki, American politeecian, umwhile Govrenor o New York
- 1946 – Ellison Onizuka, American astronaut (d. 1986)
- 1947 – Clarissa Dickson Wright, Inglis chef, telly personality an barrister (d. 2014)
- 1953 – William E. Moerner, American chemist an pheesicist
- 1956 – Owen Paterson, Inglis politeecian, umwhile Secretar o State for Northren Ireland
- 1958 – Tom Lister, Jr., American actor a profeesional wrestler
- 1961 – Iain Glen, Scots actor
- 1978 – Juan Román Riquelme, Argentinian fitbawer
- 1978 – Shunsuke Nakamura, Japanese fitbawer
- 1986 – Solange Knowles, American sangster
- 1987 – Lionel Messi, Argentine fitbawer
- 1992 – David Alaba, Austrick fitbawer
- 1992 – Stuart Hogg, Scots rugby union player
- 1398 – Hongwu Emperor o Cheenae (b. 1328)
- 1519 – Lucrezia Borgia, Renaissance duchess (b. 1480)
- 1748 – William Adam, Scots airchitect (b. 1689)
- 1799 – Dunbar Douglas, 4t Yerl o Selkirk, Scots peer (b. 1722)
- 1867 – Horatio McCulloch, Scots penter (b. 1805)
- 1908 – Grover Cleveland, American politeecian, 22nt an 24t Preses o the Unitit States (b. 1837)
- 1924 – Willie Fernie, Scots gowfer (b. 1855)
- 1969 – Alex Harley, Scots fitbawer (b. 1936)
- 1987 – Jackie Gleason, American actor an sangster (b. 1916)
- 2008 – Leonid Hurwicz, Roushie-American economist an mathemateecian (b. 1917)
- 2012 – Lonesome George, last-kent survivin Pinta Island tortoise (b. early 20t century)
- 2013 – Emilio Colombo, Prime meenister o Italy (b. 1920)
- 2014 – Eli Wallach, American actor (b. 1915)
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