Historical Events In August - 31
Thursday, 24 May 2018
0012 On August - 31 caligula, [Gaius Caesar], 3rd Roman emperor (37-41 AD)
0161 Lucius A A Coomodus, emperor of Rome (180-91) on August - 31.
0651 On August - 31 saint Aidan of Lindisfarne, Irish bishop and missionary
0683 Pacal II ruler of the Maya polity of Palenque on this day in history.
1056 On August - 31 byzantine Empress Theodora becomes ill, dying suddenly a few days later, without children to succeed the throne, ending the Macedonian dynasty.
1057 Leofric, count of Mercia/husband of Lady Godiva, dies on August - 31.
1142 On August - 31 with the aid of Hiawatha and Deganawidah, The Great Peacemaker, the Iroquois tribes establish the Confederation of the Haudenosaunee.
1158 On this day in history sancho III, King of Castile, dies
1218 Al-Malik ab-Adil/Saphadin/Saif al-Din), brother of Saladin, dies on August - 31.
1230 Utrecht bishop Willebrand grants Swells state justice on this day in history.
1310 On August - 31 german king Heinrich VII makes his son Johan king of Bohemia
1422 Henry VI, becomes King of England at the age of 9 months on August - 31.
1422 On August - 31 henry V, King of England (1413-22)/France (1416-19), dies
1535 On August - 31 pope Paul II deposed & excommunicated King Henry VIII
1569 Djehangir/Jahangir, great mogol of India on August - 31.
1590 Floris Thin, politician/land advocate of Utrecht, dies on this day in history.
1602 On this day in history amalia, countess of Solms-Braunfels, wife of Gov Frederik Hendrik
1604 On August - 31 giovanale Ancina, composer, dies at 58
1616 Gemignano Capilupi, composer, dies at 43 on August - 31.
1631 On August - 31 nicolaus Erich, composer, dies at 43
1638 John Ward, composer, dies at 67 on August - 31.
1663 Guillaume Amontons, French physicist on August - 31.
1667 Johann Rist, composer, dies at 60 on this day in history.
1688 Death in London of John Bunyan, English author of The Pilgrim's Progress on August - 31.
1688 John Bunyan, preacher/novelist/author (Pilgrim's Progress), dies on this day in history.
1696 On August - 31 johann Paul Kunzen, composer
1741 Johann Paul Aegidius Martini, composer on August - 31.
1745 Bonnie Prince Charlie reaches Blair Castle Scotland on August - 31.
1748 Jean-Etienne Despreaux, composer on August - 31.
1749 Radistschew, writer on this day in history.
1751 On August - 31 english troops under sir Robert Clive occupy Arcot India
1755 Johann Ignaz Walter, composer on August - 31.
1772 Hurricane destroy ships off Dominica on this day in history.
1775 On August - 31 francois de Paule Jacques Raymond de Fossa, composer