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Historical Events Happened In July - 31

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

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

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

1847  Ignatio Cervantes, composer on this day in history.  

1848  On July - 31 jean Robert Planquette, France, composer (Bells of Corneville)  

1849  On July - 31 benjamin Chambers patents breech loading cannon  

1852  Hottest July in Netherlands since at least 1783 (68.4F (20.2C) avg) on July - 31.  

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

1855  On July - 31 hottest July in Stockholm since at least 1756 (21.4C avg)  

1856  On July - 31 christchurch, New Zealand is chartered as a city.  

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  East India Squadron established to operate from Sunda Strait to Japan on July - 31.  

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  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 July - 31.  

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 July - 31.  

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 July - 31.  

1889  Donald Foster, PA, actor (Scaramouche) on July - 31.  

1891  Jean-Baptist Capronnier, French/Belgian painter, dies at 77 on July - 31.  

1893  Henry Perky patents shredded wheat on this day in history.  

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 July - 31.  

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 July - 31.  

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

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Famous People Born On This Day In History

1143  Emperor Nijo of Japan (d. 1165) was born on this day in history.  

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

1443  Albrecht III of Saxon-Meisen, duke of Saxon was born on July - 31.  

1527  On this day in history birth of maximilian II, German King/Emperor (1564-76)  

1550  Jakob Handl, [Petelin], Austrian composer/bandmaster was born on July - 31.  

1578  Catharina Belgica of Nassau, daughter of Willem of Orange was born on July - 31.  

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 July - 31.  

Famous Deaths In July - 31

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0855  On this day in history death of imam Ahmad ibn Hanbal, Muslim Jurisprudent (b. 780)  

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

1396  On this day in history death of william Courtenay, Archbishop of Canterbury (b. 1342)  

1508  Death of Na'od, Emperor of Ethiopia (b. 1494) on this day in history.  

1556  Ignatius Loyola, Spanish founder (Jesuit), dies at about 65 on July - 31.  

1566  On this day in history 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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