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.