Historical Events Happened In January - 31
Wednesday, 04 May 2016
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 On January - 31 by treaty of Lyons, French cede Naples to Ferdinand of Aragon
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 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 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 On January - 31 pieter de Bloot, Dutch landscape painter
1605 In Tokaido, Japan a major earthquake causes 5,000 deaths. and generates a Tsunami on this day in history.
1606 Guy Fawkes, convicted of treason against England's King James I, is executed on January - 31.
1606 On January - 31 guy Fawkes, convicted in the "Gunpowder Plot", executed at 35
1607 James Stanley, 7th Earl of Derby on this day in history.
1609 On January - 31 wisselbank of Amsterdam established
1612 On January - 31 hendrik Casimir I, count of Nassau-Dietz/mayor of Frisia
1614 Nicolas Saboly, composer on January - 31.
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 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 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 Revolt of undertakers after funeral reforms (Amsterdam) on this day in history.
1720 On this day in history 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 this day in history 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 Francois Devienne, composer on January - 31.