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Historical Events Happened In July - 31

Friday, 25 April 2014

1837  On this day in history william Clarke Quantrill, Col (Confederate Army), died in 1865  

1841  On this day in history george Melville, polar explorer, naval engineer  

1844  Ignazio Guidi, Italian orientalist/archaeologist on this day in history.  

1847  Ignatio Cervantes, composer on this day in history.  

1848  On this day in history jean Robert Planquette, France, composer (Bells of Corneville)  

1849  Benjamin Chambers patents breech loading cannon on this day in history.  

1852  On this day in history hottest July in Netherlands since at least 1783 (68.4F (20.2C) avg)  

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

1855  On this day in history hottest July in Stockholm since at least 1756 (21.4C avg)  

1856  On this day in history christchurch, New Zealand is chartered as a city.  

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

1864  On this day in history ulysses S Grant is named General of Volunteers  

1864  Louis Hachette, French publisher, dies at 64 on this day in history.  

1865  East India Squadron established to operate from Sunda Strait to Japan on this day in history.  

1865  The first narrow gauge mainline railway in the world opens at Grandchester, Australia on this day in history.  

1872  C H F Peters discovers asteroids #122 Gerda & #123 Brunhild on this day in history.  

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

1874  Patrick Francis Healy, SJ, inaugurated as pres of Georgetown U on this day in history.  

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

1875  Andrew Johnson, 17th pres, dies in Tennessee at 66 on this day in history.  

1876  US Coast Guard officers' training school established (New Bedford MA) on this day in history.  

1882  On this day in history grete Gulbransson, writer  

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

1886  Franz von Liszt, [Ferencz], Hungarian pianist/composer, dies at 74 on this day in history.  

1889  Donald Foster, PA, actor (Scaramouche) on this day in history.  

1891  Jean-Baptist Capronnier, French/Belgian painter, dies at 77 on this day in history.  

1893  On this day in history henry Perky patents shredded wheat  

1893  On this day in history charles Wilfred Orr, composer  

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

1899  Albert Trott hits Monty Noble over the Pavilion at Lord's on this day in history.  

1900  On this day in history boer Generals Prinsloo & Roux surrenders in Brandwater Basin  

1900  On this day in history elmo Roper, pollster (Roper Poll)  

1901  Abraham Kuyper becomes premier of Netherlands on this day in history.  

1901  Jean Debuffet, French painter/sculptor (Landscape with 2 Personages) on this day in history.  

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Famous People Born On This Day In History

1143  On this day in history birth of emperor Nijo of Japan (d. 1165)  

1396  Philips, the Good, Duke of Burgundy//Brabant/Limburg/count was born on this day in history.  

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 this day in history birth of jakob Handl, [Petelin], Austrian composer/bandmaster  

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

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  Death of Imam Ahmad ibn Hanbal, Muslim Jurisprudent (b. 780) on this day in history.  

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