Historical Events In January - 31
Sunday, 18 April 2021
0314 St Silvester I begins his reign as Catholic Pope on January - 31.
0876 On January - 31 charles becomes king of Italy
1504 By treaty of Lyons, French cede Naples to Ferdinand of Aragon on January - 31.
1517 On January - 31 gioseffo Zarlino, composer
1531 Kings Ferdinand of Austria/János Zápolyai of Hungary accept each other on this day in history.
1531 On this day in history kings Ferdinand of Austria/Janos Zapolyai of Hungary accept each other
1560 On this day in history spanish king Philip II marries Elisabeth van Valois
1561 Menno Simonsz, Dutch priest/vicar (Foundation Book), dies on this day in history.
1573 On this day in history ambrosius Metzger, composer
1578 Battle of Gembloers on this day in history.
1580 Hendrik, Portuguese cardinal/epilepticus/regent (1578-80), dies on this day in history.
1596 On January - 31 catholic League disjoins
1601 On this day in history pieter de Bloot, Dutch landscape painter
1605 On January - 31 in Tokaido, Japan a major earthquake causes 5,000 deaths. and generates a Tsunami.
1606 On January - 31 guy Fawkes, convicted of treason against England's King James I, is executed.
1606 On this day in history guy Fawkes, convicted in the "Gunpowder Plot", executed at 35
1607 James Stanley, 7th Earl of Derby on this day in history.
1609 On January - 31 wisselbank of Amsterdam established
1612 Hendrik Casimir I, count of Nassau-Dietz/mayor of Frisia on this day in history.
1614 Nicolas Saboly, composer on this day in history.
1620 On January - 31 georg F von Waldeck, German commander-in-chief
1623 Francois-Xavier de Laval on this day in history.
1627 On January - 31 spanish government goes bankrupt where did all the New World gold go to?
1627 Spanish government goes bankrupt on January - 31.
1633 On January - 31 nathaniel Crew, English bishop (Durham)
1675 On this day in history cornelia/Dina Olfaarts found not guilty of witchcraft
1679 Jean-Baptiste Lully's opera "Bellerophon," premieres in Paris on this day in history.
1696 On January - 31 revolt of undertakers after funeral reforms (Amsterdam)
1720 On January - 31 thomas Grey, 2nd Earl of Stamford, English privy councillor (c. 1654)
1734 Julien-Amable Mathieu, composer on this day in history.
1747 On this day in history grand Pre, Nova Scotia Arthur Noble d1747 British commander at Grand Pre surprised by Villiers; loses 500 men
1747 The first venereal diseases clinic opens at London Lock Hospital on this day in history.
1750 Gerrit J Pijman, Dutch minister of War (1798-1800, 1803-06) on this day in history.
1759 On this day in history francois Devienne, composer