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Historical Events In August - 31

Tuesday, 17 May 2022

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

0161  On this day in history lucius A A Coomodus, emperor of Rome (180-91)  

0651  On August - 31 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 this day in history.  

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 August - 31 sancho III, King of Castile, dies  

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

1230  Utrecht bishop Willebrand grants Swells state justice on August - 31.  

1310  German king Heinrich VII makes his son Johan king of Bohemia on August - 31.  

1422  On August - 31 henry VI, becomes King of England at the age of 9 months.  

1422  Henry V, King of England (1413-22)/France (1416-19), dies on August - 31.  

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  Floris Thin, politician/land advocate of Utrecht, dies on this day in history.  

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

1604  On August - 31 giovanale Ancina, composer, dies at 58  

1616  Gemignano Capilupi, composer, dies at 43 on August - 31.  

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

1638  On this day in history john Ward, composer, dies at 67  

1663  On this day in history guillaume Amontons, French physicist  

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

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  On this day in history johann Paul Kunzen, composer  

1741  Johann Paul Aegidius Martini, composer on August - 31.  

1745  Bonnie Prince Charlie reaches Blair Castle Scotland on August - 31.  

1748  Jean-Etienne Despreaux, composer on this day in history.  

1749  On August - 31 radistschew, writer  

1751  On this day in history english troops under sir Robert Clive occupy Arcot India  

1755  On August - 31 johann Ignaz Walter, composer  

1772  Hurricane destroy ships off Dominica on this day in history.  

1775  On August - 31 francois de Paule Jacques Raymond de Fossa, composer  

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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 August - 31.  

1602  Amalia, countess of Solms-Braunfels, wife of Gov Frederik Hendrik was born on this day in history.  

1663  Guillaume Amontons, French physicist was born on this day in history.  

1696  On this day in history birth of johann Paul Kunzen, composer  

1721  On this day in history birth of george Hervey, 2nd Earl of Bristol, British statesman (d. 1775)  

1741  Johann Paul Aegidius Martini, composer was born on August - 31.  

1741  Husein Gradaščević, Bosniak general (d. 1834) was born on August - 31.  

1748  Jean-Etienne Despreaux, composer was born on this day in history.  

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  On August - 31 death of pacal II ruler of the Maya polity of Palenque  

1056  On August - 31 death of theodora, Byzantine Empress (b. 981)  

1057  On this day in history leofric, count of Mercia/husband of Lady Godiva, dies  

1158  On this day in history sancho III, King of Castile, dies  

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

1234  Death of Emperor Go-Horikawa of Japan (b. 1212) on this day in history.  

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

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