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Historical Events Happened In July - 31

Thursday, 27 November 2014

1837  William Clarke Quantrill, Col (Confederate Army), died in 1865 on July - 31.  

1841  On July - 31 george Melville, polar explorer, naval engineer  

1844  On July - 31 ignazio Guidi, Italian orientalist/archaeologist  

1847  Ignatio Cervantes, composer on this day in history.  

1848  Jean Robert Planquette, France, composer (Bells of Corneville) on July - 31.  

1849  On July - 31 benjamin Chambers patents breech loading cannon  

1852  Hottest July in Netherlands since at least 1783 (68.4F (20.2C) avg) on this day in history.  

1854  Jose Canalejas contributes Mendez, premier of Spain (1910-12) on this day in history.  

1855  Hottest July in Stockholm since at least 1756 (21.4C avg) on July - 31.  

1856  Christchurch, New Zealand is chartered as a city on this day in history.  

1861  On this day in history 9,300 mm rainfall in July in Cherrapunji, Assam: world record  

1864  On July - 31 ulysses S Grant is named General of Volunteers  

1864  On this day in history louis Hachette, French publisher, dies at 64  

1865  East India Squadron established to operate from Sunda Strait to Japan on July - 31.  

1865  On July - 31 the first narrow gauge mainline railway in the world opens at Grandchester, Australia.  

1872  On July - 31 c H F Peters discovers asteroids #122 Gerda & #123 Brunhild  

1874  Commissioning of USS Intrepid, first U.S. warship equipped with torpedoes on this day in history.  

1874  Patrick Francis Healy, SJ, inaugurated as pres of Georgetown U on July - 31.  

1875  Harry Northrup, Paris France, actor (Who's That Knocking at My Door) on this day in history.  

1875  On July - 31 andrew Johnson, 17th pres, dies in Tennessee at 66  

1876  On July - 31 uS Coast Guard officers' training school established (New Bedford MA)  

1882  On July - 31 grete Gulbransson, writer  

1884  Karl F Goerdeler, mayor (Leipzig), "July 20th Plot",,18860731::"Constant Permeke, Flemish painter/statues artist (Sow) on this day in history.  

1886  On July - 31 franz von Liszt, [Ferencz], Hungarian pianist/composer, dies at 74  

1889  Donald Foster, PA, actor (Scaramouche) on July - 31.  

1891  On this day in history jean-Baptist Capronnier, French/Belgian painter, dies at 77  

1893  Henry Perky patents shredded wheat on July - 31.  

1893  On July - 31 charles Wilfred Orr, composer  

1894  On this day in history roy Bargy, Mich, orch leader (Jimmy Durante Show)  

1899  On this day in history albert Trott hits Monty Noble over the Pavilion at Lord's  

1900  On July - 31 boer Generals Prinsloo & Roux surrenders in Brandwater Basin  

1900  Elmo Roper, pollster (Roper Poll) on this day in history.  

1901  On July - 31 abraham Kuyper becomes premier of Netherlands  

1901  Jean Debuffet, French painter/sculptor (Landscape with 2 Personages) 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 July - 31.  

1396  On July - 31 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  On this day in history birth of maximilian II, German King/Emperor (1564-76)  

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

1578  Catharina Belgica of Nassau, daughter of Willem of Orange was born on July - 31.  

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  Etienne Marcel, French textile merchant/reformer/Boer leader, dies on this day in history.  

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

1508  Death of Na'od, Emperor of Ethiopia (b. 1494) on this day in history.  

1556  On this day in history ignatius Loyola, Spanish founder (Jesuit), dies at about 65  

1566  On this day in history 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 this day in history.  

1653  Death of Thomas Dudley, Governor of Massachusetts Bay Colony (b. 1576) on July - 31.