24 June It Happened Today

1314  Scots forces under Robert the Bruce defeat English forces at Bannockburn.

1519  Death of Lucrezia Borgia.

1717  The Grand Lodge of Freemasons formed in London.

1895  Birth of American boxer Jack Dempsey.

1911  Birth of Argentinian racing driver Juan Fangio,

1968  British comedian Tony Hancock commits suicide.

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