Historical Events Happened In August - 31
Wednesday, 31 August 2016
0012 Today in history caligula, [Gaius Caesar], 3rd Roman emperor (37-41 AD)
0161 On August - 31 lucius A A Coomodus, emperor of Rome (180-91)
1056 Byzantine Empress Theodora becomes ill, dying suddenly a few days later, without children to succeed the throne, ending the Macedonian dynasty on August - 31.
1142 With the aid of Hiawatha and Deganawidah, The Great Peacemaker, the Iroquois tribes establish the Confederation of the Haudenosaunee today in history.
1230 Utrecht bishop Willebrand grants Swells state justice today in history.
1310 On August - 31 german king Heinrich VII makes his son Johan king of Bohemia
1422 Today in history henry VI, becomes King of England at the age of 9 months.
1535 Today in history pope Paul II deposed & excommunicated King Henry VIII
1688 On August - 31 death in London of John Bunyan, English author of The Pilgrim's Progress.
1745 Today in history bonnie Prince Charlie reaches Blair Castle Scotland
1751 English troops under sir Robert Clive occupy Arcot India today in history.