Historical Events Happened In January - 31
Thursday, 29 January 2015
0314 On this day in history st Silvester I begins his reign as Catholic Pope
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 this day in history 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 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 On January - 31 battle of Gembloers
1580 Hendrik, Portuguese cardinal/epilepticus/regent (1578-80), dies on this day in history.
1596 On this day in history 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 this day in history.
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 January - 31 james Stanley, 7th Earl of Derby
1609 On January - 31 wisselbank of Amsterdam established
1612 Hendrik Casimir I, count of Nassau-Dietz/mayor of Frisia on this day in history.
1614 Nicolas Saboly, composer on January - 31.
1620 On this day in history georg F von Waldeck, German commander-in-chief
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 Nathaniel Crew, English bishop (Durham) on January - 31.
1675 On January - 31 cornelia/Dina Olfaarts found not guilty of witchcraft
1679 Jean-Baptiste Lully's opera "Bellerophon," premieres in Paris on this day in history.
1696 Revolt of undertakers after funeral reforms (Amsterdam) on this day in history.
1720 On January - 31 thomas Grey, 2nd Earl of Stamford, English privy councillor (c. 1654)
1734 Julien-Amable Mathieu, composer on January - 31.
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 Gerrit J Pijman, Dutch minister of War (1798-1800, 1803-06) on January - 31.
1759 On January - 31 francois Devienne, composer