Historical Events For January - 31
Tuesday, 17 January 2017
0314 St Silvester I begins his reign as Catholic Pope on this day in history.
0876 On January - 31 charles becomes king of Italy
1504 On January - 31 by treaty of Lyons, French cede Naples to Ferdinand of Aragon
1517 On this day in history gioseffo Zarlino, composer
1531 Kings Ferdinand of Austria/János Zápolyai of Hungary accept each other on this day in history.
1531 On January - 31 kings Ferdinand of Austria/Janos Zapolyai of Hungary accept each other
1560 On this day in history spanish king Philip II marries Elisabeth van Valois
1561 Menno Simonsz, Dutch priest/vicar (Foundation Book), dies on January - 31.
1573 Ambrosius Metzger, composer on this day in history.
1578 On this day in history battle of Gembloers
1580 On this day in history hendrik, Portuguese cardinal/epilepticus/regent (1578-80), dies
1596 Catholic League disjoins on January - 31.
1601 Pieter de Bloot, Dutch landscape painter on this day in history.
1605 On this day in history in Tokaido, Japan a major earthquake causes 5,000 deaths. and generates a Tsunami.
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 On this day in history james Stanley, 7th Earl of Derby
1609 Wisselbank of Amsterdam established on January - 31.
1612 On this day in history hendrik Casimir I, count of Nassau-Dietz/mayor of Frisia
1614 Nicolas Saboly, composer on this day in history.
1620 Georg F von Waldeck, German commander-in-chief on January - 31.
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 On this day in history spanish government goes bankrupt
1633 On January - 31 nathaniel Crew, English bishop (Durham)
1675 On January - 31 cornelia/Dina Olfaarts found not guilty of witchcraft
1679 On this day in history 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 this day in history.
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 January - 31.
1747 The first venereal diseases clinic opens at London Lock Hospital on January - 31.
1750 Gerrit J Pijman, Dutch minister of War (1798-1800, 1803-06) on this day in history.
1759 On January - 31 francois Devienne, composer