Historical Events Happened In January - 31
Friday, 31 October 2014
0314 St Silvester I begins his reign as Catholic Pope on January - 31.
0876 Charles becomes king of Italy on January - 31.
1504 By treaty of Lyons, French cede Naples to Ferdinand of Aragon on this day in history.
1517 On January - 31 gioseffo Zarlino, composer
1531 On January - 31 kings Ferdinand of Austria/János Zápolyai of Hungary accept each other
1531 Kings Ferdinand of Austria/Janos Zapolyai of Hungary accept each other on January - 31.
1560 Spanish king Philip II marries Elisabeth van Valois on this day in history.
1561 Menno Simonsz, Dutch priest/vicar (Foundation Book), dies on January - 31.
1573 On January - 31 ambrosius Metzger, composer
1578 Battle of Gembloers on this day in history.
1580 On this day in history hendrik, Portuguese cardinal/epilepticus/regent (1578-80), dies
1596 Catholic League disjoins on this day in history.
1601 On January - 31 pieter de Bloot, Dutch landscape painter
1605 On this day in history in Tokaido, Japan a major earthquake causes 5,000 deaths. and generates a Tsunami.
1606 On January - 31 guy Fawkes, convicted of treason against England's King James I, is executed.
1606 Guy Fawkes, convicted in the "Gunpowder Plot", executed at 35 on January - 31.
1607 James Stanley, 7th Earl of Derby on January - 31.
1609 Wisselbank of Amsterdam established on January - 31.
1612 Hendrik Casimir I, count of Nassau-Dietz/mayor of Frisia on January - 31.
1614 On this day in history nicolas Saboly, composer
1620 On January - 31 georg F von Waldeck, German commander-in-chief
1623 On January - 31 francois-Xavier de Laval
1627 On January - 31 spanish government goes bankrupt where did all the New World gold go to?
1627 Spanish government goes bankrupt on this day in history.
1633 On this day in history nathaniel Crew, English bishop (Durham)
1675 Cornelia/Dina Olfaarts found not guilty of witchcraft on January - 31.
1679 On January - 31 jean-Baptiste Lully's opera "Bellerophon," premieres in Paris
1696 On January - 31 revolt of undertakers after funeral reforms (Amsterdam)
1720 Thomas Grey, 2nd Earl of Stamford, English privy councillor (c. 1654) on January - 31.
1734 On this day in history julien-Amable Mathieu, composer
1747 Grand Pre, Nova Scotia Arthur Noble d1747 British commander at Grand Pre surprised by Villiers; loses 500 men on this day in history.
1747 The first venereal diseases clinic opens at London Lock Hospital on January - 31.
1750 On this day in history gerrit J Pijman, Dutch minister of War (1798-1800, 1803-06)
1759 On this day in history francois Devienne, composer