Historical Events In August - 31
Tuesday, 04 August 2020
0012 On August - 31 caligula, [Gaius Caesar], 3rd Roman emperor (37-41 AD)
0161 Lucius A A Coomodus, emperor of Rome (180-91) on August - 31.
0651 On this day in history saint Aidan of Lindisfarne, Irish bishop and missionary
0683 On this day in history pacal II ruler of the Maya polity of Palenque
1056 On this day in history 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 August - 31.
1142 With the aid of Hiawatha and Deganawidah, The Great Peacemaker, the Iroquois tribes establish the Confederation of the Haudenosaunee on this day in history.
1158 On this day in history sancho III, King of Castile, dies
1218 Al-Malik ab-Adil/Saphadin/Saif al-Din), brother of Saladin, dies on August - 31.
1230 On this day in history utrecht bishop Willebrand grants Swells state justice
1310 German king Heinrich VII makes his son Johan king of Bohemia on August - 31.
1422 Henry VI, becomes King of England at the age of 9 months on this day in history.
1422 Henry V, King of England (1413-22)/France (1416-19), dies on this day in history.
1535 On August - 31 pope Paul II deposed & excommunicated King Henry VIII
1569 Djehangir/Jahangir, great mogol of India on August - 31.
1590 Floris Thin, politician/land advocate of Utrecht, dies on August - 31.
1602 On August - 31 amalia, countess of Solms-Braunfels, wife of Gov Frederik Hendrik
1604 On August - 31 giovanale Ancina, composer, dies at 58
1616 On August - 31 gemignano Capilupi, composer, dies at 43
1631 On this day in history nicolaus Erich, composer, dies at 43
1638 John Ward, composer, dies at 67 on this day in history.
1663 Guillaume Amontons, French physicist on this day in history.
1667 Johann Rist, composer, dies at 60 on August - 31.
1688 On this day in history death in London of John Bunyan, English author of The Pilgrim's Progress.
1688 John Bunyan, preacher/novelist/author (Pilgrim's Progress), dies on this day in history.
1696 Johann Paul Kunzen, composer on this day in history.
1741 On this day in history johann Paul Aegidius Martini, composer
1745 On August - 31 bonnie Prince Charlie reaches Blair Castle Scotland
1748 On August - 31 jean-Etienne Despreaux, composer
1749 On August - 31 radistschew, writer
1751 English troops under sir Robert Clive occupy Arcot India on this day in history.
1755 Johann Ignaz Walter, composer on August - 31.
1772 On August - 31 hurricane destroy ships off Dominica
1775 On August - 31 francois de Paule Jacques Raymond de Fossa, composer