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Historical Events In August - 31

Saturday, 08 May 2021

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

1805  On this day in history joseph Marie Clement dall' Abaco, composer, dies at 95  

1811  On August - 31 goode Bryan, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1885  

1821  Vaclav Hugo Zavrtal, composer on August - 31.  

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  Opera "Guillaume Tell" is produced (Paris) on August - 31.  

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

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

1836  HMS Beagle anchors in Postage Praia, Cape Verde Islands on August - 31.  

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

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

1852  Georges/Joris Helleputte, Belgian Catholic minister on this day in history.  

1855  On August - 31 stefan Surzynski, composer  

1856  Nikoghayos Fadeyi Tigranyan, composer on this day in history.  

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

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

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

1864  On August - 31 max Wilhelm Zach, composer  

1864  On August - 31 ferdinand Lassalle, French politician (ADA), dies at 39  

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

1870  On this day in history 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 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  Albert Riemenschneider, composer on this day in history.  

1879  Joshihito, emperor of Japan (1912-26) on August - 31.  

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 this day in history birth of djehangir/Jahangir, great mogol of India  

1602  On August - 31 birth of amalia, countess of Solms-Braunfels, wife of Gov Frederik Hendrik  

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 August - 31.  

1741  On this day in history birth of johann Paul Aegidius Martini, composer  

1741  On August - 31 birth of husein Gradaščević, Bosniak general (d. 1834)  

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

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Famous Deaths In August - 31

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0651  On this day in history 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  Leofric, count of Mercia/husband of Lady Godiva, dies on this day in history.  

1158  Sancho III, King of Castile, dies on August - 31.  

1218  Al-Malik ab-Adil/Saphadin/Saif al-Din), brother of Saladin, dies on this day in history.  

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

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

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