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Historical Events Happened In July - 31

Wednesday, 01 June 2016

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

1841  George Melville, polar explorer, naval engineer on this day in history.  

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

1847  On this day in history ignatio Cervantes, composer  

1848  Jean Robert Planquette, France, composer (Bells of Corneville) on this day in history.  

1849  On this day in history benjamin Chambers patents breech loading cannon  

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 July - 31 hottest July in Stockholm since at least 1756 (21.4C avg)  

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

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1861  9,300 mm rainfall in July in Cherrapunji, Assam: world record on July - 31.  

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 this day in history east India Squadron established to operate from Sunda Strait to Japan.  

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

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  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  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 July - 31 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  On this day in history franz von Liszt, [Ferencz], Hungarian pianist/composer, dies at 74  

1889  On July - 31 donald Foster, PA, actor (Scaramouche)  

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  Charles Wilfred Orr, composer on this day in history.  

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

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

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

1901  On this day in history jean Debuffet, French painter/sculptor (Landscape with 2 Personages)  

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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 July - 31.  

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 July - 31.  

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 July - 31.  

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  Etienne Marcel, French textile merchant/reformer/Boer leader, dies on July - 31.  

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 this day in history.  

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

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