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Historical Events In August - 31

Tuesday, 26 January 2021

0012  Caligula, [Gaius Caesar], 3rd Roman emperor (37-41 AD) on August - 31.  

0161  On August - 31 lucius A A Coomodus, emperor of Rome (180-91)  

0651  On this day in history saint Aidan of Lindisfarne, Irish bishop and missionary  

0683  Pacal II ruler of the Maya polity of Palenque on this day in history.  

1056  On August - 31 byzantine Empress Theodora becomes ill, dying suddenly a few days later, without children to succeed the throne, ending the Macedonian dynasty.  

1057  Leofric, count of Mercia/husband of Lady Godiva, dies on this day in history.  

1142  On August - 31 with the aid of Hiawatha and Deganawidah, The Great Peacemaker, the Iroquois tribes establish the Confederation of the Haudenosaunee.  

1158  Sancho III, King of Castile, dies on this day in history.  

1218  On this day in history al-Malik ab-Adil/Saphadin/Saif al-Din), brother of Saladin, dies  

1230  On August - 31 utrecht bishop Willebrand grants Swells state justice  

1310  On this day in history german king Heinrich VII makes his son Johan king of Bohemia  

1422  Henry VI, becomes King of England at the age of 9 months on this day in history.  

1422  On August - 31 henry V, King of England (1413-22)/France (1416-19), dies  

1535  Pope Paul II deposed & excommunicated King Henry VIII on August - 31.  

1569  Djehangir/Jahangir, great mogol of India on this day in history.  

1590  On this day in history floris Thin, politician/land advocate of Utrecht, dies  

1602  On August - 31 amalia, countess of Solms-Braunfels, wife of Gov Frederik Hendrik  

1604  Giovanale Ancina, composer, dies at 58 on August - 31.  

1616  Gemignano Capilupi, composer, dies at 43 on this day in history.  

1631  On this day in history nicolaus Erich, composer, dies at 43  

1638  John Ward, composer, dies at 67 on August - 31.  

1663  On August - 31 guillaume Amontons, French physicist  

1667  Johann Rist, composer, dies at 60 on this day in history.  

1688  Death in London of John Bunyan, English author of The Pilgrim's Progress on this day in history.  

1688  John Bunyan, preacher/novelist/author (Pilgrim's Progress), dies on August - 31.  

1696  On this day in history johann Paul Kunzen, composer  

1741  On this day in history johann Paul Aegidius Martini, composer  

1745  On August - 31 bonnie Prince Charlie reaches Blair Castle Scotland  

1748  Jean-Etienne Despreaux, composer on August - 31.  

1749  On August - 31 radistschew, writer  

1751  English troops under sir Robert Clive occupy Arcot India on this day in history.  

1755  On August - 31 johann Ignaz Walter, composer  

1772  Hurricane destroy ships off Dominica on August - 31.  

1775  Francois de Paule Jacques Raymond de Fossa, composer on this day in history.  

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Famous Birthdays In August - 31

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1569  Djehangir/Jahangir, great mogol of India was born on this day in history.  

1602  On this day in history birth of amalia, countess of Solms-Braunfels, wife of Gov Frederik Hendrik  

1663  On this day in history birth of guillaume Amontons, French physicist  

1696  On August - 31 birth of johann Paul Kunzen, composer  

1721  George Hervey, 2nd Earl of Bristol, British statesman (d. 1775) was born on this day in history.  

1741  Johann Paul Aegidius Martini, composer was born on this day in history.  

1741  On August - 31 birth of husein Gradaščević, Bosniak general (d. 1834)  

1748  On this day in history birth of jean-Etienne Despreaux, composer  

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Famous Deaths In August - 31

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0651  Death of Saint Aidan of Lindisfarne, Irish bishop and missionary on August - 31.  

0683  Death of Pacal II ruler of the Maya polity of Palenque on this day in history.  

1056  On this day in history death of theodora, Byzantine Empress (b. 981)  

1057  Leofric, count of Mercia/husband of Lady Godiva, dies on this day in history.  

1158  On August - 31 sancho III, King of Castile, dies  

1218  On August - 31 al-Malik ab-Adil/Saphadin/Saif al-Din), brother of Saladin, dies  

1234  On this day in history death of emperor Go-Horikawa of Japan (b. 1212)  

1372  Death of Ralph Stafford, 1st Earl of Stafford, English soldier (b. 1301) on August - 31.  

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