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Historical Events In August - 31

Tuesday, 20 April 2021

0012  On this day in history 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 August - 31 pacal II ruler of the Maya polity of Palenque  

1056  Byzantine Empress Theodora becomes ill, dying suddenly a few days later, without children to succeed the throne, ending the Macedonian dynasty on this day in history.  

1057  Leofric, count of Mercia/husband of Lady Godiva, dies on August - 31.  

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

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  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  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  On August - 31 djehangir/Jahangir, great mogol of India  

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

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

1604  On this day in history 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  On this day in history john Ward, composer, dies at 67  

1663  On August - 31 guillaume Amontons, French physicist  

1667  On August - 31 johann Rist, composer, dies at 60  

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

1688  On this day in history john Bunyan, preacher/novelist/author (Pilgrim's Progress), dies  

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 this day in history.  

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

1749  Radistschew, writer on August - 31.  

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

1755  Johann Ignaz Walter, composer on this day in history.  

1772  On August - 31 hurricane destroy ships off Dominica  

1775  Francois de Paule Jacques Raymond de Fossa, composer on August - 31.  

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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  Johann Paul Kunzen, composer was born on this day in history.  

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

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

1741  Husein Gradaščević, Bosniak general (d. 1834) was born on this day in history.  

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

0683  On this day in history death of pacal II ruler of the Maya polity of Palenque  

1056  Death of Theodora, Byzantine Empress (b. 981) on August - 31.  

1057  Leofric, count of Mercia/husband of Lady Godiva, dies on August - 31.  

1158  Sancho III, King of Castile, dies on August - 31.  

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 August - 31.  

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

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