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Historical Events Happened In July - 31

Friday, 29 July 2016

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

1849  Benjamin Chambers patents breech loading cannon on July - 31.  

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

1854  On July - 31 jose Canalejas contributes Mendez, premier of Spain (1910-12)  

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.  

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1861  On July - 31 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  On July - 31 louis Hachette, French publisher, dies at 64  

1865  On July - 31 east India Squadron established to operate from Sunda Strait to Japan.  

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

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 July - 31.  

1874  On this day in history patrick Francis Healy, SJ, inaugurated as pres of Georgetown U  

1875  On July - 31 harry Northrup, Paris France, actor (Who's That Knocking at My Door)  

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

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

1882  Grete Gulbransson, writer on this day in history.  

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

1886  Franz von Liszt, [Ferencz], Hungarian pianist/composer, dies at 74 on July - 31.  

1889  On this day in history donald Foster, PA, actor (Scaramouche)  

1891  On July - 31 jean-Baptist Capronnier, French/Belgian painter, dies at 77  

1893  Henry Perky patents shredded wheat on July - 31.  

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

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

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  On this day in history birth of albrecht III of Saxon-Meisen, duke of Saxon  

1527  On July - 31 birth of maximilian II, German King/Emperor (1564-76)  

1550  On this day in history birth of jakob Handl, [Petelin], Austrian composer/bandmaster  

1578  On this day in history birth of catharina Belgica of Nassau, daughter of Willem of Orange  

1597  Sebastian Stosskopf, Elzassisch painter, baptized was born on this day in history.  

1598  Alessandro Algardi, Italian sculptor and architect (d. 1654) was born on July - 31.  

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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 July - 31.  

1358  On this day in history etienne Marcel, French textile merchant/reformer/Boer leader, dies  

1396  Death of William Courtenay, Archbishop of Canterbury (b. 1342) on July - 31.  

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  Bartholome de Casas, Spanish historian/bishop of Chiapa, dies at 92 on this day in history.  

1648  On July - 31 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 July - 31.  

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