Historical Events For January - 31
Monday, 22 January 2018
0314 St Silvester I begins his reign as Catholic Pope on this day in history.
0876 Charles becomes king of Italy on this day in history.
1504 On January - 31 by treaty of Lyons, French cede Naples to Ferdinand of Aragon
1517 Gioseffo Zarlino, composer on January - 31.
1531 On this day in history kings Ferdinand of Austria/János Zápolyai of Hungary accept each other
1531 On January - 31 kings Ferdinand of Austria/Janos Zapolyai of Hungary accept each other
1560 Spanish king Philip II marries Elisabeth van Valois on January - 31.
1561 On January - 31 menno Simonsz, Dutch priest/vicar (Foundation Book), dies
1573 Ambrosius Metzger, composer on this day in history.
1578 On January - 31 battle of Gembloers
1580 Hendrik, Portuguese cardinal/epilepticus/regent (1578-80), dies on January - 31.
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 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 this day in history.
1607 On this day in history james Stanley, 7th Earl of Derby
1609 Wisselbank of Amsterdam established on January - 31.
1612 On January - 31 hendrik Casimir I, count of Nassau-Dietz/mayor of Frisia
1614 Nicolas Saboly, composer on this day in history.
1620 On January - 31 georg F von Waldeck, German commander-in-chief
1623 On January - 31 francois-Xavier de Laval
1627 Spanish government goes bankrupt where did all the New World gold go to? on January - 31.
1627 Spanish government goes bankrupt on January - 31.
1633 On January - 31 nathaniel Crew, English bishop (Durham)
1675 Cornelia/Dina Olfaarts found not guilty of witchcraft on this day in history.
1679 On this day in history jean-Baptiste Lully's opera "Bellerophon," premieres in Paris
1696 On this day in history revolt of undertakers after funeral reforms (Amsterdam)
1720 On January - 31 thomas Grey, 2nd Earl of Stamford, English privy councillor (c. 1654)
1734 On January - 31 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 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 Francois Devienne, composer on January - 31.