Historical Events In January - 31
Sunday, 13 June 2021
1778 Franz Anton graaf von Kolowrat, Austrian premiere of Bohemia (1848) on this day in history.
1779 Charles Messier adds M57 (Ring Nebula in Lyra) to his catalog on January - 31.
1784 Carl Wilhelm Henning, composer on this day in history.
1788 On January - 31 charles E Stuart, English pretender to the throne, dies at 67
1797 The birth of Franz Schubert, Austrian composer on January - 31.
1797 Franz Peter Schubert, Lichtenthal Aust, composer (Unfinished Symphony) on January - 31.
1798 On January - 31 karl Gottlieb Reissiger, composer
1802 On January - 31 jan C J van Speijk, Dutch naval hero
1804 British Vice-Admiral William Bligh's fleet reaches Curaçao on January - 31.
1804 On this day in history british vice-admiral William Blighs fleet reaches Curacao
1804 On January - 31 jozsef Bajza, Hungarian author/poet/critic
1810 Daniel Ruggles, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1897 on January - 31.
1812 On this day in history john Randolph Tucker, Capt (Confederate Navy), died in 1883
1813 On this day in history samuel Sarphati, Amsterdam, physician/pharmacist/social activist
1814 On January - 31 gervasio Antonio de Posadas becomes Supreme Director of Argentina.
1817 On this day in history franz Grillparzer's "Die Ahnfrau," premieres in Vienna
1817 Antony Winkler Prins, Dutch writer (Groiler Encyclopaedia) on this day in history.
1818 On this day in history william Raine Peck, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1871
1828 On January - 31 alexandros Ypsilanti, Greek resistance fighter, dies at 35
1830 James G Blaine, the "Plumed Knight" on January - 31.
1836 On January - 31 henryk Szulc, composer
1842 On January - 31 john Tyler's daughter Elizabeth marries in the White House
1842 On January - 31 john Tyler's daughter Elizabeth marries in White House
1846 On this day in history after the Milwaukee Bridge War, Juneautown and Kilbourntown unified as the City of Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
1849 Corn Laws abolished in Britain on this day in history.
1851 Gail Borden announces invention of evaporated milk on January - 31.
1851 On this day in history in Hamilton Ontario Hamilton Gas Light Company installs first lamps.
1851 On this day in history san Francisco Orphan's Asylum, first in California founded
1854 On this day in history dutch KNMI established (Royal Meteorological Institute)
1855 On this day in history western railroads blocked by snow
1861 On this day in history state of Louisiana takes over US Mint at New Orleans
1861 Friedrich Hebbel's "Siegfrieds Tod," premieres in Weimar on January - 31.
1861 On this day in history franciscus J van Vree, Dutch Catholic foreman, dies at 53
1862 On January - 31 telescope maker Alvin Clark discovers dwarf companion of Sirius