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Historical Events Happened In July - 31

Tuesday, 21 October 2014

1737  On July - 31 prince Frederick of Wales escapes English court  

1741  Charles Albert of Bavaria invades Upper Austria and Bohemia on this day in history.  

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

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

1750  On July - 31 johan V, King of Portugal, dies  

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

1763  On this day in history 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 July - 31 joseph Priestley discovers oxygen  

1777  On July - 31 marquis de Lafayette, 19, made major-general of Continental Army  

1784  On July - 31 denis Diderot, French writer/philosopher (Jacques le fataliste), dies  

1790  On this day in history 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  Johann Christian Frischmuth, composer, dies at 48 on this day in history.  

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 this day in history.  

1795  On July - 31 jose B da Gama, Portuguese poet (East Uraguay), dies at 54  

1803  On July - 31 john Ericsson, US, inventor (screw propeller)/shipbuilder-USS Monitor  

1808  On July - 31 frederick Nichols Crouch, composer  

1809  On July - 31 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 July - 31.  

1811  Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla, Mexican hero priest, executed by Spanish on this day in history.  

1813  British invade Plattsburgh, NY on this day in history.  

1813  On this day in history british invade Plattsburgh NY  

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

1817  Philip Cook Jr, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1894 on this day in history.  

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

1825  On this day in history thomas Hart Taylor, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1901  

1828  On this day in history francois Auguste Gevaert, Belgian composer (Le diable au moulin)  

1830  On July - 31 charles X of France resigns by force  

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

1834  On July - 31 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  Emperor Nijo of Japan (d. 1165) was born on July - 31.  

1396  Philips, the Good, Duke of Burgundy//Brabant/Limburg/count was born on July - 31.  

1443  On this day in history 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  On July - 31 birth of jakob Handl, [Petelin], Austrian composer/bandmaster  

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

1597  On this day in history birth of sebastian Stosskopf, Elzassisch painter, baptized  

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

1358  On this day in history etienne Marcel, French textile merchant/reformer/Boer leader, dies  

1396  On July - 31 death of william Courtenay, Archbishop of Canterbury (b. 1342)  

1508  On July - 31 death of na'od, Emperor of Ethiopia (b. 1494)  

1556  On this day in history 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 this day in history 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)