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Historical Events Happened In July - 31

Wednesday, 04 May 2016

1837  On July - 31 william Clarke Quantrill, Col (Confederate Army), died in 1865  

1841  George Melville, polar explorer, naval engineer on July - 31.  

1844  Ignazio Guidi, Italian orientalist/archaeologist on July - 31.  

1847  On July - 31 ignatio Cervantes, composer  

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

1849  On this day in history 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 July - 31.  

1855  Hottest July in Stockholm since at least 1756 (21.4C avg) on this day in history.  

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

1872  On this day in history c H F Peters discovers asteroids #122 Gerda & #123 Brunhild  

1874  On July - 31 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  On July - 31 andrew Johnson, 17th pres, dies in Tennessee at 66  

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  Karl F Goerdeler, mayor (Leipzig), "July 20th Plot",,18860731::"Constant Permeke, Flemish painter/statues artist (Sow) on July - 31.  

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

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  On July - 31 henry Perky patents shredded wheat  

1893  On July - 31 charles Wilfred Orr, composer  

1894  Roy Bargy, Mich, orch leader (Jimmy Durante Show) on this day in history.  

1899  On July - 31 albert Trott hits Monty Noble over the Pavilion at Lord's  

1900  Boer Generals Prinsloo & Roux surrenders in Brandwater Basin on this day in history.  

1900  Elmo Roper, pollster (Roper Poll) on July - 31.  

1901  Abraham Kuyper becomes premier of Netherlands on July - 31.  

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

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

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 July - 31 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 this day in history.  

1597  On July - 31 birth of sebastian Stosskopf, Elzassisch painter, baptized  

1598  On July - 31 birth of alessandro Algardi, Italian sculptor and architect (d. 1654)  

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  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  Benedictus J van Haeften, poet (Regia thru Crucis), dies at about 60 on this day in history.  

1653  On July - 31 death of thomas Dudley, Governor of Massachusetts Bay Colony (b. 1576)  

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