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Historical Events In August - 31

Wednesday, 03 March 2021

1778  On August - 31 british kill 17 Stockbridge indians in the Bronx during Revolution  

1778  British kill 17 Stockbridge indians in Bronx during Revolution on August - 31.  

1795  Francois-Andre Danican Philidor, composer, dies at 68 on August - 31.  

1805  Joseph Marie Clement dall' Abaco, composer, dies at 95 on this day in history.  

1811  On this day in history goode Bryan, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1885  

1821  On August - 31 vaclav Hugo Zavrtal, composer  

1822  On August - 31 fitz John Porter, Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1901  

1823  Galusha Aaron Grow, MC (Union), died in 1907 on August - 31.  

1828  On August - 31 george Leonard Andrews, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers)  

1829  On August - 31 opera "Guillaume Tell" is produced (Paris)  

1832  Jean Nicolas Auguste Kreutzer, composer, dies at 53 on this day in history.  

1834  On this day in history amilcare Ponchielli, Paderno Italy, composer (I Lituani)  

1836  On this day in history hMS Beagle anchors in Postage Praia, Cape Verde Islands  

1842  US Naval Observatory authorized by an act of Congress on this day in history.  

1842  Micah Rugg patents a nuts & bolts machine on this day in history.  

1843  Liberty Party nominates James Birneyas presidential candidate on this day in history.  

1846  On August - 31 committee established in Sydney to organise appeal for Irish famine.  

1850  Calif pioneers organized at Montgomery & Clay Streets on August - 31.  

1852  Georges/Joris Helleputte, Belgian Catholic minister on August - 31.  

1855  Stefan Surzynski, composer on August - 31.  

1856  On August - 31 nikoghayos Fadeyi Tigranyan, composer  

1862  On this day in history george William Taylor, US Union brig-general, dies in battle  

1864  Atlanta Campaign-Battle of Jonesborough on this day in history.  

1864  Atlanta Campaign: Battle of Jonesboro Georgia, 1900 casualties on this day in history.  

1864  On August - 31 max Wilhelm Zach, composer  

1864  Ferdinand Lassalle, French politician (ADA), dies at 39 on August - 31.  

1867  On this day in history [Pierre-]Charles Baudelaire, Fren poet (Journaux Intimes), dies at 46  

1870  On August - 31 maria Montessori, Italy, educator (spontaneous response)  

1873  On this day in history charles F Pahud de Montagnes, gov-gen (Dutch East Indies), dies at 70  

1875  Oskar Peschel, German geographer (Physicist Erdkunde), dies at 49 on August - 31.  

1876  On August - 31 ottoman sultan Murat V is deposed and succeeded by his brother Abd-ul-Hamid II.  

1878  Albert Riemenschneider, composer on this day in history.  

1879  Joshihito, emperor of Japan (1912-26) on this day in history.  

1879  William Barber, 6th US chief engraver (1844-79), dies on this day in history.  

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Famous Birthdays In August - 31

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1569  On August - 31 birth of djehangir/Jahangir, great mogol of India  

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 August - 31.  

1696  On August - 31 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  On this day in history birth of husein Gradaščević, Bosniak general (d. 1834)  

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 this day in history.  

0683  Death of Pacal II ruler of the Maya polity of Palenque on August - 31.  

1056  Death of Theodora, Byzantine Empress (b. 981) on this day in history.  

1057  Leofric, count of Mercia/husband of Lady Godiva, dies on this day in history.  

1158  Sancho III, King of Castile, dies on this day in history.  

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

1234  On this day in history death of emperor Go-Horikawa of Japan (b. 1212)  

1372  Death of Ralph Stafford, 1st Earl of Stafford, English soldier (b. 1301) on this day in history.  

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