On This Day

What Happened in July 1324

Historical Events

  • Jul 19 Mansa Musa, ruler of the Mali Empire, arrives in Cairo on his way to Mecca, with a procession of 600,000 men, 12,000 slaves and 80 camels carrying 136 kg (300 pounds) of gold each

Famous Deaths

  • Jul 16 Emperor Go-Uda, 91st Emperor of Japan, dies at 56