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Historical Events Happened In July - 31

Wednesday, 25 May 2016

1737  On this day in history prince Frederick of Wales escapes English court  

1741  Charles Albert of Bavaria invades Upper Austria and Bohemia on July - 31.  

1743  On this day in history august R van Hekeren van Suideras, Dutch orangist  

1748  On July - 31 isaac Ouwater, Amsterdam painter/cartoonist  

1750  Johan V, King of Portugal, dies on this day in history.  

1751  Fire in Stockholm destroys 1,000 houses on July - 31.  

1763  James Kent, Fredericksburgh NY, legal scholar (Columbia), dies on July - 31.  

1767  On this day in history amelie Julia Candielle, composer  

1771  On July - 31 paul Potters "Great ossendrift" sold for Ÿ9050 in Amsterdam  

1774  On this day in history joseph Priestley discovers oxygen  

1777  Marquis de Lafayette, 19, made major-general of Continental Army on this day in history.  

1784  Denis Diderot, French writer/philosopher (Jacques le fataliste), dies on this day in history.  

1790  On this day in history the first US patent granted, to Samuel Hopkins for a potash process  

1790  1st US patent granted, to Samuel Hopkins for a potash process on this day in history.  

1790  On this day in history johann Christian Frischmuth, composer, dies at 48  

1792  On this day in history cornerstone laid for 1st US govt building: US Mint in Phila  

1794  All Jacobijnse clubs together in Haarlem on July - 31.  

1795  On this day in history jose B da Gama, Portuguese poet (East Uraguay), dies at 54  

1803  John Ericsson, US, inventor (screw propeller)/shipbuilder-USS Monitor on July - 31.  

1808  On this day in history frederick Nichols Crouch, composer  

1809  On this day in history the first practical US railroad track (wooden, for horse-drawn cars), Phila  

1809  1st practical US railroad track (wooden, for horse-drawn cars), Phila on this day in history.  

1811  On this day in history miguel Hidalgo y Costilla, Mexican hero priest, executed by Spanish  

1813  On July - 31 british invade Plattsburgh, NY  

1813  On July - 31 british invade Plattsburgh NY  

1815  Commodore Stephen Decatur concludes agreement with Bey of Tunis to compensate U.S. for seizure of merchant ships during the War of 1812 on this day in history.  

1816  On July - 31 george Henry Thomas, Major General (Union Army), died in 1870  

1817  On July - 31 philip Cook Jr, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1894  

1818  Heinrich Kiepert, German cartographer/geographer on July - 31.  

1825  Thomas Hart Taylor, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1901 on July - 31.  

1828  Francois Auguste Gevaert, Belgian composer (Le diable au moulin) on this day in history.  

1830  Charles X of France resigns by force on this day in history.  

1830  On July - 31 frantisek Zdenek Xavier Alois Skuhersky, composer  

1834  On this day in history peter H Hugenholtz, Dutch reformer/founder (Free Parish)  

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Famous People Born On This Day In History

1143  Emperor Nijo of Japan (d. 1165) was born on this day in history.  

1396  On this day in history birth of philips, the Good, Duke of Burgundy//Brabant/Limburg/count  

1443  On July - 31 birth of albrecht III of Saxon-Meisen, duke of Saxon  

1527  Maximilian II, German King/Emperor (1564-76) was born on this day in history.  

1550  Jakob Handl, [Petelin], Austrian composer/bandmaster was born on this day in history.  

1578  On July - 31 birth of catharina Belgica of Nassau, daughter of Willem of Orange  

1597  On July - 31 birth of sebastian Stosskopf, Elzassisch painter, baptized  

1598  On July - 31 birth of alessandro Algardi, Italian sculptor and architect (d. 1654)  

Famous Deaths In July - 31

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0855  On this day in history death of imam Ahmad ibn Hanbal, Muslim Jurisprudent (b. 780)  

1358  Etienne Marcel, French textile merchant/reformer/Boer leader, dies on this day in history.  

1396  Death of William Courtenay, Archbishop of Canterbury (b. 1342) on July - 31.  

1508  Death of Na'od, Emperor of Ethiopia (b. 1494) on this day in history.  

1556  On this day in history ignatius Loyola, Spanish founder (Jesuit), dies at about 65  

1566  On July - 31 bartholome de Casas, Spanish historian/bishop of Chiapa, dies at 92  

1648  On July - 31 benedictus J van Haeften, poet (Regia thru Crucis), dies at about 60  

1653  On July - 31 death of thomas Dudley, Governor of Massachusetts Bay Colony (b. 1576)  

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