Year 1324 in History

Events in History

  • Jan 21 Zen Buddhist religious debate between Tendai & Shingon
  • 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

Historical Figures Born in 1324

  • Mar 5 David II, last Scottish ruler from House of Bruce (1329-71), born in Dunfermline Abbey, Scotland (d. 1371)