1500s / 16th century history on the 24th of June
1509 : Henry VIII and Catherine of Aragon were crowned the King and Queen of England. His marriage to Catherine of Aragon was the first of all his 6 marriages.
1700s / 18th century history on the 24th of June
1717 : The Premier Grand Lodge of England was founded in London, as the first Masonic Grand Lodge in the world. It is now known as the United Grand Lodge of England.