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Historical Events Happened In July - 31

Wednesday, 31 August 2016

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

1741  On this day in history 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 July - 31.  

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

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

1767  Amelie Julia Candielle, composer on this day in history.  

1771  On this day in history paul Potters "Great ossendrift" sold for Ÿ9050 in Amsterdam  

1774  On July - 31 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 July - 31 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  1st US patent granted, to Samuel Hopkins for a potash process on this day in history.  

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

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

1794  All Jacobijnse clubs together in Haarlem on this day in history.  

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

1803  John Ericsson, US, inventor (screw propeller)/shipbuilder-USS Monitor on this day in history.  

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

1813  On this day in history british invade Plattsburgh, NY  

1813  On this day in history british invade Plattsburgh NY  

1815  On July - 31 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  On this day in history 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  Francois Auguste Gevaert, Belgian composer (Le diable au moulin) on this day in history.  

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

1830  Frantisek Zdenek Xavier Alois Skuhersky, composer on this day in history.  

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 this day in history.  

1396  On July - 31 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  On this day in history 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 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  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  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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