Historical Events In August - 31
Sunday, 19 August 2018
0012 Caligula, [Gaius Caesar], 3rd Roman emperor (37-41 AD) on August - 31.
0161 Lucius A A Coomodus, emperor of Rome (180-91) on this day in history.
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 On this day in history byzantine Empress Theodora becomes ill, dying suddenly a few days later, without children to succeed the throne, ending the Macedonian dynasty.
1057 Leofric, count of Mercia/husband of Lady Godiva, dies on this day in history.
1142 On this day in history with the aid of Hiawatha and Deganawidah, The Great Peacemaker, the Iroquois tribes establish the Confederation of the Haudenosaunee.
1158 On August - 31 sancho III, King of Castile, dies
1218 On this day in history al-Malik ab-Adil/Saphadin/Saif al-Din), brother of Saladin, dies
1230 On August - 31 utrecht bishop Willebrand grants Swells state justice
1310 On August - 31 german king Heinrich VII makes his son Johan king of Bohemia
1422 On August - 31 henry VI, becomes King of England at the age of 9 months.
1422 On August - 31 henry V, King of England (1413-22)/France (1416-19), dies
1535 On August - 31 pope Paul II deposed & excommunicated King Henry VIII
1569 On August - 31 djehangir/Jahangir, great mogol of India
1590 On August - 31 floris Thin, politician/land advocate of Utrecht, dies
1602 On this day in history amalia, countess of Solms-Braunfels, wife of Gov Frederik Hendrik
1604 On this day in history giovanale Ancina, composer, dies at 58
1616 On August - 31 gemignano Capilupi, composer, dies at 43
1631 On August - 31 nicolaus Erich, composer, dies at 43
1638 John Ward, composer, dies at 67 on this day in history.
1663 Guillaume Amontons, French physicist on this day in history.
1667 On August - 31 johann Rist, composer, dies at 60
1688 Death in London of John Bunyan, English author of The Pilgrim's Progress on this day in history.
1688 John Bunyan, preacher/novelist/author (Pilgrim's Progress), dies on this day in history.
1696 Johann Paul Kunzen, composer on this day in history.
1741 Johann Paul Aegidius Martini, composer on this day in history.
1745 Bonnie Prince Charlie reaches Blair Castle Scotland on August - 31.
1748 Jean-Etienne Despreaux, composer on August - 31.
1749 Radistschew, writer on August - 31.
1751 On this day in history english troops under sir Robert Clive occupy Arcot India
1755 On August - 31 johann Ignaz Walter, composer
1772 On this day in history hurricane destroy ships off Dominica
1775 On August - 31 francois de Paule Jacques Raymond de Fossa, composer