Historical Events Happened In July - 31
Sunday, 30 August 2015
1837 On this day in history william Clarke Quantrill, Col (Confederate Army), died in 1865
1841 George Melville, polar explorer, naval engineer on this day in history.
1844 On this day in history ignazio Guidi, Italian orientalist/archaeologist
1847 Ignatio Cervantes, composer on July - 31.
1848 On July - 31 jean Robert Planquette, France, composer (Bells of Corneville)
1849 Benjamin Chambers patents breech loading cannon on this day in history.
1852 Hottest July in Netherlands since at least 1783 (68.4°F (20.2°C) avg) on July - 31.
1854 Jose Canalejas contributes Mendez, premier of Spain (1910-12) on July - 31.
1855 Hottest July in Stockholm since at least 1756 (21.4°C avg) on July - 31.
1856 On this day in history christchurch, New Zealand is chartered as a city.
1861 On July - 31 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 On July - 31 east India Squadron established to operate from Sunda Strait to Japan.
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 July - 31.
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 On this day in history franz von Liszt, [Ferencz], Hungarian pianist/composer, dies at 74
1889 On this day in history donald Foster, PA, actor (Scaramouche)
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 this day in history charles Wilfred Orr, composer
1894 Roy Bargy, Mich, orch leader (Jimmy Durante Show) on July - 31.
1899 Albert Trott hits Monty Noble over the Pavilion at Lord's on July - 31.
1900 On July - 31 boer Generals Prinsloo & Roux surrenders in Brandwater Basin
1900 On July - 31 elmo Roper, pollster (Roper Poll)
1901 Abraham Kuyper becomes premier of Netherlands on this day in history.
1901 On July - 31 jean Debuffet, French painter/sculptor (Landscape with 2 Personages)