Historical Events In August - 31
Wednesday, 22 January 2020
0012 Caligula, [Gaius Caesar], 3rd Roman emperor (37-41 AD) on this day in history.
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 this day in history.
0683 On this day in history pacal II ruler of the Maya polity of Palenque
1056 On August - 31 byzantine Empress Theodora becomes ill, dying suddenly a few days later, without children to succeed the throne, ending the Macedonian dynasty.
1057 On August - 31 leofric, count of Mercia/husband of Lady Godiva, dies
1142 With the aid of Hiawatha and Deganawidah, The Great Peacemaker, the Iroquois tribes establish the Confederation of the Haudenosaunee on this day in history.
1158 On August - 31 sancho III, King of Castile, dies
1218 Al-Malik ab-Adil/Saphadin/Saif al-Din), brother of Saladin, dies on August - 31.
1230 Utrecht bishop Willebrand grants Swells state justice on August - 31.
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 Henry V, King of England (1413-22)/France (1416-19), dies on August - 31.
1535 Pope Paul II deposed & excommunicated King Henry VIII on this day in history.
1569 Djehangir/Jahangir, great mogol of India on August - 31.
1590 Floris Thin, politician/land advocate of Utrecht, dies on August - 31.
1602 Amalia, countess of Solms-Braunfels, wife of Gov Frederik Hendrik on August - 31.
1604 On August - 31 giovanale Ancina, composer, dies at 58
1616 On this day in history 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 On August - 31 guillaume Amontons, French physicist
1667 On August - 31 johann Rist, composer, dies at 60
1688 On August - 31 death in London of John Bunyan, English author of The Pilgrim's Progress.
1688 On August - 31 john Bunyan, preacher/novelist/author (Pilgrim's Progress), dies
1696 Johann Paul Kunzen, composer on August - 31.
1741 Johann Paul Aegidius Martini, composer on August - 31.
1745 Bonnie Prince Charlie reaches Blair Castle Scotland on this day in history.
1748 On August - 31 jean-Etienne Despreaux, composer
1749 On this day in history radistschew, writer
1751 On August - 31 english troops under sir Robert Clive occupy Arcot India
1755 Johann Ignaz Walter, composer on August - 31.
1772 Hurricane destroy ships off Dominica on August - 31.
1775 On this day in history francois de Paule Jacques Raymond de Fossa, composer