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Historical Events Happened In July - 31

Saturday, 13 February 2016

1837  William Clarke Quantrill, Col (Confederate Army), died in 1865 on this day in history.  

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 this day in history.  

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 July - 31.  

1854  Jose Canalejas contributes Mendez, premier of Spain (1910-12) on July - 31.  

1855  Hottest July in Stockholm since at least 1756 (21.4C avg) on July - 31.  

1856  On July - 31 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 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 this day in history 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  Patrick Francis Healy, SJ, inaugurated as pres of Georgetown U on July - 31.  

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

1882  Grete Gulbransson, writer on July - 31.  

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 this day in history.  

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

1893  On this day in history 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  Albert Trott hits Monty Noble over the Pavilion at Lord's on July - 31.  

1900  Boer Generals Prinsloo & Roux surrenders in Brandwater Basin on July - 31.  

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

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)  

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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 this day in history.  

1396  On this day in history birth of philips, the Good, Duke of Burgundy//Brabant/Limburg/count  

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

1527  Maximilian II, German King/Emperor (1564-76) was born on July - 31.  

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 this day in history.  

1597  Sebastian Stosskopf, Elzassisch painter, baptized was born on July - 31.  

1598  Alessandro Algardi, Italian sculptor and architect (d. 1654) was born on this day in history.  

Famous Deaths In July - 31

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0855  On July - 31 death of imam Ahmad ibn Hanbal, Muslim Jurisprudent (b. 780)  

1358  On July - 31 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  On this day in history ignatius Loyola, Spanish founder (Jesuit), dies at about 65  

1566  Bartholome de Casas, Spanish historian/bishop of Chiapa, dies at 92 on July - 31.  

1648  Benedictus J van Haeften, poet (Regia thru Crucis), dies at about 60 on this day in history.  

1653  Death of Thomas Dudley, Governor of Massachusetts Bay Colony (b. 1576) on July - 31.  

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