Historical Events In January - 31
Monday, 17 February 2020
0314 On this day in history st Silvester I begins his reign as Catholic Pope
0876 Charles becomes king of Italy on January - 31.
1504 On January - 31 by treaty of Lyons, French cede Naples to Ferdinand of Aragon
1517 Gioseffo Zarlino, composer on this day in history.
1531 Kings Ferdinand of Austria/János Zápolyai of Hungary accept each other on January - 31.
1531 Kings Ferdinand of Austria/Janos Zapolyai of Hungary accept each other on January - 31.
1560 On this day in history spanish king Philip II marries Elisabeth van Valois
1561 On January - 31 menno Simonsz, Dutch priest/vicar (Foundation Book), dies
1573 On January - 31 ambrosius Metzger, composer
1578 On January - 31 battle of Gembloers
1580 On January - 31 hendrik, Portuguese cardinal/epilepticus/regent (1578-80), dies
1596 On January - 31 catholic League disjoins
1601 Pieter de Bloot, Dutch landscape painter on this day in history.
1605 On this day in history in Tokaido, Japan a major earthquake causes 5,000 deaths. and generates a Tsunami.
1606 Guy Fawkes, convicted of treason against England's King James I, is executed on January - 31.
1606 On January - 31 guy Fawkes, convicted in the "Gunpowder Plot", executed at 35
1607 James Stanley, 7th Earl of Derby on January - 31.
1609 Wisselbank of Amsterdam established on January - 31.
1612 Hendrik Casimir I, count of Nassau-Dietz/mayor of Frisia on January - 31.
1614 On January - 31 nicolas Saboly, composer
1620 On this day in history georg F von Waldeck, German commander-in-chief
1623 On this day in history francois-Xavier de Laval
1627 Spanish government goes bankrupt where did all the New World gold go to? on this day in history.
1627 On this day in history spanish government goes bankrupt
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 Revolt of undertakers after funeral reforms (Amsterdam) on this day in history.
1720 On January - 31 thomas Grey, 2nd Earl of Stamford, English privy councillor (c. 1654)
1734 On January - 31 julien-Amable Mathieu, composer
1747 Grand Pre, Nova Scotia Arthur Noble d1747 British commander at Grand Pre surprised by Villiers; loses 500 men on January - 31.
1747 The first venereal diseases clinic opens at London Lock Hospital on January - 31.
1750 On this day in history gerrit J Pijman, Dutch minister of War (1798-1800, 1803-06)
1759 Francois Devienne, composer on this day in history.