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Historical Events Happened In January - 31

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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  Gioseffo Zarlino, composer on January - 31.  

1531  Kings Ferdinand of Austria/János Zápolyai of Hungary accept each other on January - 31.  

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

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 this day in history ambrosius Metzger, composer  

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 January - 31.  

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 this day in history guy Fawkes, convicted in the "Gunpowder Plot", executed at 35  

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

1609  On this day in history wisselbank of Amsterdam established  

1612  On January - 31 hendrik Casimir I, count of Nassau-Dietz/mayor of Frisia  

1614  On this day in history nicolas Saboly, composer  

1620  On this day in history georg F von Waldeck, German commander-in-chief  

1623  Francois-Xavier de Laval on this day in history.  

1627  Spanish government goes bankrupt where did all the New World gold go to? on January - 31.  

1627  Spanish government goes bankrupt on this day in history.  

1633  Nathaniel Crew, English bishop (Durham) on this day in history.  

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

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

1734  Julien-Amable Mathieu, composer on this day in history.  

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  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 this day in history birth of taejo of Goryeo, ruler of Korea (d. 943)  

1512  King Henry of Portugal (d. 1580) was born on this day in history.  

1517  On January - 31 birth of gioseffo Zarlino, composer  

1543  Tokugawa Ieyasu, Shogun of Japan (d. 1616) was born on January - 31.  

1550  Henry I, Duke of Guise, French Catholic leader (d. 1588) was born on January - 31.  

1573  Ambrosius Metzger, composer was born on January - 31.  

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

1597  John Francis Regis, French saint (d. 1640) was born on this day in history.  

Famous Deaths In January - 31

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0743  Death of Muhammad al-Baqir, Shia Imam (b. 676) on January - 31.  

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

1435  On January - 31 death of xuande, Emperor of China (b. 1398)  

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

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

1606  Death of Guy Fawkes, convicted in the "Gunpowder Plot", executed at 35 on January - 31.  

1615  Death of Claudio Aquaviva, Italian Jesuit (b. 1543) on this day in history.  

1632  On this day in history death of joost Bürgi, Swiss clockmaker and mathematician (b. 1552)