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Historical Events In August - 31

Friday, 18 September 2020

1778  British kill 17 Stockbridge indians in the Bronx during Revolution on this day in history.  

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

1795  Francois-Andre Danican Philidor, composer, dies at 68 on this day in history.  

1805  On August - 31 joseph Marie Clement dall' Abaco, composer, dies at 95  

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

1821  Vaclav Hugo Zavrtal, composer on this day in history.  

1822  Fitz John Porter, Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1901 on August - 31.  

1823  On this day in history galusha Aaron Grow, MC (Union), died in 1907  

1828  On this day in history george Leonard Andrews, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers)  

1829  On this day in history opera "Guillaume Tell" is produced (Paris)  

1832  On this day in history jean Nicolas Auguste Kreutzer, composer, dies at 53  

1834  On August - 31 amilcare Ponchielli, Paderno Italy, composer (I Lituani)  

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

1842  On August - 31 uS Naval Observatory authorized by an act of Congress  

1842  On this day in history micah Rugg patents a nuts & bolts machine  

1843  On this day in history liberty Party nominates James Birneyas presidential candidate  

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

1850  On August - 31 calif pioneers organized at Montgomery & Clay Streets  

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

1855  On August - 31 stefan Surzynski, composer  

1856  On this day in history nikoghayos Fadeyi Tigranyan, composer  

1862  On August - 31 george William Taylor, US Union brig-general, dies in battle  

1864  On this day in history atlanta Campaign-Battle of Jonesborough  

1864  Atlanta Campaign: Battle of Jonesboro Georgia, 1900 casualties on August - 31.  

1864  On this day in history max Wilhelm Zach, composer  

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

1867  [Pierre-]Charles Baudelaire, Fren poet (Journaux Intimes), dies at 46 on August - 31.  

1870  Maria Montessori, Italy, educator (spontaneous response) on August - 31.  

1873  On August - 31 charles F Pahud de Montagnes, gov-gen (Dutch East Indies), dies at 70  

1875  On August - 31 oskar Peschel, German geographer (Physicist Erdkunde), dies at 49  

1876  On this day in history ottoman sultan Murat V is deposed and succeeded by his brother Abd-ul-Hamid II.  

1878  On this day in history albert Riemenschneider, composer  

1879  On August - 31 joshihito, emperor of Japan (1912-26)  

1879  William Barber, 6th US chief engraver (1844-79), dies 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  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  George Hervey, 2nd Earl of Bristol, British statesman (d. 1775) was born on this day in history.  

1741  On August - 31 birth of johann Paul Aegidius Martini, composer  

1741  On this day in history birth of husein Gradaščević, Bosniak general (d. 1834)  

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

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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 August - 31.  

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

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

1234  On August - 31 death of emperor Go-Horikawa of Japan (b. 1212)  

1372  On this day in history death of ralph Stafford, 1st Earl of Stafford, English soldier (b. 1301)  

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