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Historical Events Happened In July - 31

Thursday, 30 June 2016

1737  Prince Frederick of Wales escapes English court on July - 31.  

1741  On July - 31 charles Albert of Bavaria invades Upper Austria and Bohemia.  

1743  On July - 31 august R van Hekeren van Suideras, Dutch orangist  

1748  Isaac Ouwater, Amsterdam painter/cartoonist on July - 31.  

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  Amelie Julia Candielle, composer on this day in history.  

1771  Paul Potters "Great ossendrift" sold for Ÿ9050 in Amsterdam on July - 31.  

1774  On this day in history joseph Priestley discovers oxygen  

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

1784  On this day in history denis Diderot, French writer/philosopher (Jacques le fataliste), dies  

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

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

1790  On July - 31 johann Christian Frischmuth, composer, dies at 48  

1792  Cornerstone laid for 1st US govt building: US Mint in Phila on July - 31.  

1794  On July - 31 all Jacobijnse clubs together in Haarlem  

1795  Jose B da Gama, Portuguese poet (East Uraguay), dies at 54 on this day in history.  

1803  On this day in history john Ericsson, US, inventor (screw propeller)/shipbuilder-USS Monitor  

1808  On this day in history frederick Nichols Crouch, composer  

1809  The first practical US railroad track (wooden, for horse-drawn cars), Phila on July - 31.  

1809  1st practical US railroad track (wooden, for horse-drawn cars), Phila on July - 31.  

1811  On July - 31 miguel Hidalgo y Costilla, Mexican hero priest, executed by Spanish  

1813  On July - 31 british invade Plattsburgh, NY  

1813  British invade Plattsburgh NY on July - 31.  

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  On July - 31 heinrich Kiepert, German cartographer/geographer  

1825  Thomas Hart Taylor, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1901 on this day in history.  

1828  On July - 31 francois Auguste Gevaert, Belgian composer (Le diable au moulin)  

1830  On this day in history charles X of France resigns by force  

1830  On this day in history frantisek Zdenek Xavier Alois Skuhersky, composer  

1834  Peter H Hugenholtz, Dutch reformer/founder (Free Parish) on July - 31.  

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Famous Birthdays In July - 31

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  Albrecht III of Saxon-Meisen, duke of Saxon was born on this day in history.  

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

1550  On July - 31 birth of jakob Handl, [Petelin], Austrian composer/bandmaster  

1578  On this day in history birth of catharina Belgica of Nassau, daughter of Willem of Orange  

1597  Sebastian Stosskopf, Elzassisch painter, baptized was born on this day in history.  

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

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Famous Deaths In July - 31

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0855  On July - 31 death of imam Ahmad ibn Hanbal, Muslim Jurisprudent (b. 780)  

1358  Etienne Marcel, French textile merchant/reformer/Boer leader, dies on July - 31.  

1396  On this day in history death of william Courtenay, Archbishop of Canterbury (b. 1342)  

1508  On this day in history death of na'od, Emperor of Ethiopia (b. 1494)  

1556  On July - 31 ignatius Loyola, Spanish founder (Jesuit), dies at about 65  

1566  Bartholome de Casas, Spanish historian/bishop of Chiapa, dies at 92 on this day in history.  

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

1653  On this day in history death of thomas Dudley, Governor of Massachusetts Bay Colony (b. 1576)  

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