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.