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Historical Events In August - 31

Tuesday, 27 July 2021

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

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

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 August - 31.  

1822  On this day in history fitz John Porter, Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1901  

1823  Galusha Aaron Grow, MC (Union), died in 1907 on this day in history.  

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

1829  Opera "Guillaume Tell" is produced (Paris) on this day in history.  

1832  On August - 31 jean Nicolas Auguste Kreutzer, composer, dies at 53  

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 August - 31.  

1842  Micah Rugg patents a nuts & bolts machine on August - 31.  

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

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

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

1852  On this day in history georges/Joris Helleputte, Belgian Catholic minister  

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 this day in history.  

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

1864  On this day in history atlanta Campaign: Battle of Jonesboro Georgia, 1900 casualties  

1864  On this day in history max Wilhelm Zach, composer  

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

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

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

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

1875  On this day in history 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 August - 31.  

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

1879  On this day in history 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 this day in history.  

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

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

1748  On August - 31 birth of jean-Etienne Despreaux, composer  

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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  On this day in history death of pacal II ruler of the Maya polity of Palenque  

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

1057  On this day in history 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 this day in history.  

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 August - 31.  

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