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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  

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

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

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  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  Jean-Etienne Despreaux, composer was born on August - 31.  

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

1057  Leofric, count of Mercia/husband of Lady Godiva, dies 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.  

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

1372  On August - 31 death of ralph Stafford, 1st Earl of Stafford, English soldier (b. 1301)  

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