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Historical Events Happened In January - 31

Tuesday, 23 December 2014

0314  On January - 31 st Silvester I begins his reign as Catholic Pope  

0876  Charles becomes king of Italy on January - 31.  

1504  By treaty of Lyons, French cede Naples to Ferdinand of Aragon on January - 31.  

1517  Gioseffo Zarlino, composer on this day in history.  

1531  On January - 31 kings Ferdinand of Austria/János Zápolyai of Hungary accept each other  

1531  On this day in history kings Ferdinand of Austria/Janos Zapolyai of Hungary accept each other  

1560  On January - 31 spanish king Philip II marries Elisabeth van Valois  

1561  On January - 31 menno Simonsz, Dutch priest/vicar (Foundation Book), dies  

1573  Ambrosius Metzger, composer on this day in history.  

1578  Battle of Gembloers on January - 31.  

1580  On this day in history hendrik, Portuguese cardinal/epilepticus/regent (1578-80), dies  

1596  On January - 31 catholic League disjoins  

1601  Pieter de Bloot, Dutch landscape painter on January - 31.  

1605  In Tokaido, Japan a major earthquake causes 5,000 deaths. and generates a Tsunami on January - 31.  

1606  On this day in history guy Fawkes, convicted of treason against England's King James I, is executed.  

1606  On January - 31 guy Fawkes, convicted in the "Gunpowder Plot", executed at 35  

1607  James Stanley, 7th Earl of Derby on this day in history.  

1609  Wisselbank of Amsterdam established on January - 31.  

1612  Hendrik Casimir I, count of Nassau-Dietz/mayor of Frisia on this day in history.  

1614  On this day in history nicolas Saboly, composer  

1620  Georg F von Waldeck, German commander-in-chief on January - 31.  

1623  On this day in history francois-Xavier de Laval  

1627  On this day in history spanish government goes bankrupt where did all the New World gold go to?  

1627  On January - 31 spanish government goes bankrupt  

1633  Nathaniel Crew, English bishop (Durham) on January - 31.  

1675  Cornelia/Dina Olfaarts found not guilty of witchcraft on January - 31.  

1679  Jean-Baptiste Lully's opera "Bellerophon," premieres in Paris on January - 31.  

1696  On January - 31 revolt of undertakers after funeral reforms (Amsterdam)  

1720  On this day in history thomas Grey, 2nd Earl of Stamford, English privy councillor (c. 1654)  

1734  Julien-Amable Mathieu, composer on January - 31.  

1747  On this day in history grand Pre, Nova Scotia Arthur Noble d1747 British commander at Grand Pre surprised by Villiers; loses 500 men  

1747  On January - 31 the first venereal diseases clinic opens at London Lock Hospital.  

1750  Gerrit J Pijman, Dutch minister of War (1798-1800, 1803-06) on January - 31.  

1759  Francois Devienne, composer on January - 31.  

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Famous Birthdays In January - 31

Famous People Born On This Day In History

0877  On January - 31 birth of taejo of Goryeo, ruler of Korea (d. 943)  

1512  On this day in history birth of king Henry of Portugal (d. 1580)  

1517  Gioseffo Zarlino, composer was born on this day in history.  

1543  On this day in history birth of tokugawa Ieyasu, Shogun of Japan (d. 1616)  

1550  On this day in history birth of henry I, Duke of Guise, French Catholic leader (d. 1588)  

1573  On January - 31 birth of ambrosius Metzger, composer  

1573  On January - 31 birth of giulio Cesare Monteverdi, composer  

1597  John Francis Regis, French saint (d. 1640) was born on January - 31.  

Famous Deaths In January - 31

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0743  On January - 31 death of muhammad al-Baqir, Shia Imam (b. 676)  

1398  Death of Emperor Sukō (b. 1334) on January - 31.  

1435  On this day in history death of xuande, Emperor of China (b. 1398)  

1561  Menno Simonsz, Dutch priest/vicar (Foundation Book), dies on January - 31.  

1580  Hendrik, Portuguese cardinal/epilepticus/regent (1578-80), dies on January - 31.  

1606  Death of Guy Fawkes, convicted in the "Gunpowder Plot", executed at 35 on this day in history.  

1615  On January - 31 death of claudio Aquaviva, Italian Jesuit (b. 1543)  

1632  Death of Joost Bürgi, Swiss clockmaker and mathematician (b. 1552) on this day in history.