Historical Events In August - 31
Thursday, 21 March 2019
0012 On this day in history caligula, [Gaius Caesar], 3rd Roman emperor (37-41 AD)
0161 On this day in history lucius A A Coomodus, emperor of Rome (180-91)
0651 Saint Aidan of Lindisfarne, Irish bishop and missionary on August - 31.
0683 On August - 31 pacal II ruler of the Maya polity of Palenque
1056 Byzantine Empress Theodora becomes ill, dying suddenly a few days later, without children to succeed the throne, ending the Macedonian dynasty on August - 31.
1057 Leofric, count of Mercia/husband of Lady Godiva, dies on August - 31.
1142 With the aid of Hiawatha and Deganawidah, The Great Peacemaker, the Iroquois tribes establish the Confederation of the Haudenosaunee on August - 31.
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.
1230 Utrecht bishop Willebrand grants Swells state justice on this day in history.
1310 On this day in history german king Heinrich VII makes his son Johan king of Bohemia
1422 Henry VI, becomes King of England at the age of 9 months on August - 31.
1422 On August - 31 henry V, King of England (1413-22)/France (1416-19), dies
1535 Pope Paul II deposed & excommunicated King Henry VIII on this day in history.
1569 On August - 31 djehangir/Jahangir, great mogol of India
1590 Floris Thin, politician/land advocate of Utrecht, dies on August - 31.
1602 On August - 31 amalia, countess of Solms-Braunfels, wife of Gov Frederik Hendrik
1604 Giovanale Ancina, composer, dies at 58 on this day in history.
1616 On August - 31 gemignano Capilupi, composer, dies at 43
1631 On this day in history nicolaus Erich, composer, dies at 43
1638 On August - 31 john Ward, composer, dies at 67
1663 On August - 31 guillaume Amontons, French physicist
1667 Johann Rist, composer, dies at 60 on August - 31.
1688 On August - 31 death in London of John Bunyan, English author of The Pilgrim's Progress.
1688 John Bunyan, preacher/novelist/author (Pilgrim's Progress), dies on this day in history.
1696 On August - 31 johann Paul Kunzen, composer
1741 Johann Paul Aegidius Martini, composer on August - 31.
1745 Bonnie Prince Charlie reaches Blair Castle Scotland on August - 31.
1748 Jean-Etienne Despreaux, composer on August - 31.
1749 On August - 31 radistschew, writer
1751 On this day in history english troops under sir Robert Clive occupy Arcot India
1755 Johann Ignaz Walter, composer on this day in history.
1772 On this day in history hurricane destroy ships off Dominica
1775 On this day in history francois de Paule Jacques Raymond de Fossa, composer