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Historical Events In August - 31

Wednesday, 06 July 2022

1778  On this day in history british kill 17 Stockbridge indians in the Bronx during Revolution  

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

1795  On this day in history francois-Andre Danican Philidor, composer, dies at 68  

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 this day in history.  

1823  On August - 31 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  Jean Nicolas Auguste Kreutzer, composer, dies at 53 on August - 31.  

1834  Amilcare Ponchielli, Paderno Italy, composer (I Lituani) on August - 31.  

1836  On August - 31 hMS Beagle anchors in Postage Praia, Cape Verde Islands  

1842  On this day in history uS Naval Observatory authorized by an act of Congress  

1842  On August - 31 micah Rugg patents a nuts & bolts machine  

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

1846  On this day in history committee established in Sydney to organise appeal for Irish famine.  

1850  On this day in history calif pioneers organized at Montgomery & Clay Streets  

1852  On August - 31 georges/Joris Helleputte, Belgian Catholic minister  

1855  Stefan Surzynski, composer on August - 31.  

1856  On August - 31 nikoghayos Fadeyi Tigranyan, composer  

1862  George William Taylor, US Union brig-general, dies in battle on this day in history.  

1864  Atlanta Campaign-Battle of Jonesborough on August - 31.  

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

1864  On August - 31 max Wilhelm Zach, composer  

1864  On this day in history ferdinand Lassalle, French politician (ADA), dies at 39  

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 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  Ottoman sultan Murat V is deposed and succeeded by his brother Abd-ul-Hamid II on August - 31.  

1878  Albert Riemenschneider, composer on this day in history.  

1879  On this day in history 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  On this day in history birth of amalia, countess of Solms-Braunfels, wife of Gov Frederik Hendrik  

1663  Guillaume Amontons, French physicist was born on August - 31.  

1696  Johann Paul Kunzen, composer was born on this day in history.  

1721  On August - 31 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 August - 31 birth of husein Gradaščević, Bosniak general (d. 1834)  

1748  On this day in history birth of jean-Etienne Despreaux, composer  

Famous Deaths In August - 31

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0651  On August - 31 death of saint Aidan of Lindisfarne, Irish bishop and missionary  

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  On this day in history leofric, count of Mercia/husband of Lady Godiva, dies  

1158  On this day in history sancho III, King of Castile, dies  

1218  On this day in history 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  Death of Ralph Stafford, 1st Earl of Stafford, English soldier (b. 1301) on August - 31.  

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