Historical Events For January - 31
Tuesday, 28 February 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 By treaty of Lyons, French cede Naples to Ferdinand of Aragon on January - 31.
1517 On January - 31 gioseffo Zarlino, composer
1531 On this day in history 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 January - 31.
1561 Menno Simonsz, Dutch priest/vicar (Foundation Book), dies on January - 31.
1573 Ambrosius Metzger, composer on January - 31.
1578 On January - 31 battle of Gembloers
1580 Hendrik, Portuguese cardinal/epilepticus/regent (1578-80), dies on January - 31.
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 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 this day in history.
1612 On this day in history hendrik Casimir I, count of Nassau-Dietz/mayor of Frisia
1614 On January - 31 nicolas Saboly, composer
1620 Georg F von Waldeck, German commander-in-chief on January - 31.
1623 Francois-Xavier de Laval on January - 31.
1627 On January - 31 spanish government goes bankrupt where did all the New World gold go to?
1627 Spanish government goes bankrupt on January - 31.
1633 Nathaniel Crew, English bishop (Durham) on this day in history.
1675 On this day in history cornelia/Dina Olfaarts found not guilty of witchcraft
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 On January - 31 thomas Grey, 2nd Earl of Stamford, English privy councillor (c. 1654)
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 On January - 31 the first venereal diseases clinic opens at London Lock Hospital.
1750 On January - 31 gerrit J Pijman, Dutch minister of War (1798-1800, 1803-06)
1759 On this day in history francois Devienne, composer