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Historical Events Happened In July - 31

Sunday, 23 November 2014

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

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

1743  August R van Hekeren van Suideras, Dutch orangist on July - 31.  

1748  Isaac Ouwater, Amsterdam painter/cartoonist on this day in history.  

1750  On this day in history johan V, King of Portugal, dies  

1751  On this day in history fire in Stockholm destroys 1,000 houses  

1763  On July - 31 james Kent, Fredericksburgh NY, legal scholar (Columbia), dies  

1767  On July - 31 amelie Julia Candielle, composer  

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

1774  On this day in history joseph Priestley discovers oxygen  

1777  On this day in history marquis de Lafayette, 19, made major-general of Continental Army  

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

1790  On July - 31 the first US patent granted, to Samuel Hopkins for a potash process  

1790  On July - 31 1st US patent granted, to Samuel Hopkins for a potash process  

1790  On July - 31 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  On July - 31 all Jacobijnse clubs together in Haarlem  

1795  Jose B da Gama, Portuguese poet (East Uraguay), dies at 54 on July - 31.  

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

1808  On July - 31 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 this day in history miguel Hidalgo y Costilla, Mexican hero priest, executed by Spanish  

1813  On this day in history british invade Plattsburgh, NY  

1813  British invade Plattsburgh NY on July - 31.  

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

1816  George Henry Thomas, Major General (Union Army), died in 1870 on this day in history.  

1817  On this day in history 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  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  Frantisek Zdenek Xavier Alois Skuhersky, composer on July - 31.  

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

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Famous Birthdays In July - 31

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1143  On July - 31 birth of emperor Nijo of Japan (d. 1165)  

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  On this day in history birth of maximilian II, German King/Emperor (1564-76)  

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

1578  Catharina Belgica of Nassau, daughter of Willem of Orange was born on this day in history.  

1597  Sebastian Stosskopf, Elzassisch painter, baptized was born on July - 31.  

1598  Alessandro Algardi, Italian sculptor and architect (d. 1654) was born on this day in history.  

Famous Deaths In July - 31

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0855  Death of Imam Ahmad ibn Hanbal, Muslim Jurisprudent (b. 780) on July - 31.  

1358  On July - 31 etienne Marcel, French textile merchant/reformer/Boer leader, dies  

1396  On July - 31 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  Ignatius Loyola, Spanish founder (Jesuit), dies at about 65 on July - 31.  

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

1648  Benedictus J van Haeften, poet (Regia thru Crucis), dies at about 60 on July - 31.  

1653  Death of Thomas Dudley, Governor of Massachusetts Bay Colony (b. 1576) on this day in history.