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Historical Events In August - 31

Tuesday, 07 July 2020

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

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

1795  On August - 31 francois-Andre Danican Philidor, composer, dies at 68  

1805  Joseph Marie Clement dall' Abaco, composer, dies at 95 on August - 31.  

1811  On August - 31 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 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  Amilcare Ponchielli, Paderno Italy, composer (I Lituani) on this day in history.  

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 August - 31.  

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

1843  Liberty Party nominates James Birneyas presidential candidate on August - 31.  

1846  Committee established in Sydney to organise appeal for Irish famine on this day in history.  

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

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

1855  On this day in history stefan Surzynski, composer  

1856  On August - 31 nikoghayos Fadeyi Tigranyan, composer  

1862  George William Taylor, US Union brig-general, dies in battle on August - 31.  

1864  On August - 31 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  On August - 31 [Pierre-]Charles Baudelaire, Fren poet (Journaux Intimes), dies at 46  

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

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

1875  On this day in history oskar Peschel, German geographer (Physicist Erdkunde), dies at 49  

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

1878  Albert Riemenschneider, composer on August - 31.  

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

1879  On August - 31 william Barber, 6th US chief engraver (1844-79), dies  

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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 August - 31.  

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

1696  Johann Paul Kunzen, composer was born on August - 31.  

1721  On August - 31 birth of george Hervey, 2nd Earl of Bristol, British statesman (d. 1775)  

1741  On this day in history 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 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  On August - 31 death of theodora, Byzantine Empress (b. 981)  

1057  On August - 31 leofric, count of Mercia/husband of Lady Godiva, dies  

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  Death of Emperor Go-Horikawa of Japan (b. 1212) on August - 31.  

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

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