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)