Historical Events In July - 31
Saturday, 10 April 2021
0432 On this day in history st Sixtus III begins his reign as Catholic Pope
0768 [Philip] begins & ends his reign as Catholic Pope on this day in history.
0781 On July - 31 the oldest recorded eruption of Mt. Fuji (Traditional Japanese date: July 6, 781).
0904 Thessalonica is stormed by the Saracen corsair Leo of Tripoli, who plunders the town and carries off some 20,000 inhabitants as slaves on July - 31.
0904 On this day in history saraceens hijacker Leo van Tripoli occupies & plunders Thessalonica
1099 On July - 31 el Cid dies in July at age 59 after being defeated by the Almoravids at Cuenca His widow will hold Valencia against the Moors until 1102
1108 France's Philip I dies at the end of July at age 56 after a reign of nearly 48 years on this day in history.
1291 On July - 31 egyptian Mamelukken occupies Akko, crusaders driven out of Palestine
1358 On this day in history etienne Marcel, French textile merchant/reformer/Boer leader, dies
1396 On this day in history philips, the Good, Duke of Burgundy//Brabant/Limburg/count
1423 On this day in history hundred Years' War: Battle of Cravant
1443 On July - 31 albrecht III of Saxon-Meisen, duke of Saxon
1451 Jacques Cœur is arrested by order of Charles VII of France on July - 31.
1498 Christopher Columbus discovers island of Trinidad on July - 31.
1527 On this day in history maximilian II, German King/Emperor (1564-76)
1550 Jakob Handl, [Petelin], Austrian composer/bandmaster on July - 31.
1556 On July - 31 ignatius Loyola, Spanish founder (Jesuit), dies at about 65
1566 Bartholome de Casas, Spanish historian/bishop of Chiapa, dies at 92 on July - 31.
1578 Catharina Belgica of Nassau, daughter of Willem of Orange on July - 31.
1588 On July - 31 english fleet beats Spanish Armada
1597 Sebastian Stosskopf, Elzassisch painter, baptized on July - 31.
1620 On this day in history pilgrim Fathers depart (through England) to America
1629 Johann Jakob Lowe von Eisenach, composer on this day in history.
1648 Benedictus J van Haeften, poet (Regia thru Crucis), dies at about 60 on July - 31.
1653 Fronde-leaders surrender in Bordeaux on this day in history.
1654 Jacob Hop, Dutch politician/diplomat on July - 31.
1655 Russo-Polish War (1654-1667): the Russian army enters the capital of the Grand Duchy of Lithuania, Vilnius, which it holds for six years on this day in history.
1658 On July - 31 aurangzeb appoints himself Mongol emperor
1664 Pierre Corneille's "Othon," premieres in Paris on July - 31.
1667 On July - 31 peace of Breda: 2nd English war-Suriname vs New-Netherlands ends
1693 On this day in history willem Calf, Rotterdams still life painter, dies at 73
1703 On this day in history daniel Defoe is placed in a pillory for the crime of seditious libel after publishing a politically satirical pamphlet, but is pelted with flowers.
1704 Gabriel Cramer, Swiss mathematician (paradox of Cramer) on this day in history.
1718 Battle at Cape Passaro: English fleet destroys Spanish on this day in history.