Historical Events In July - 31
Monday, 14 June 2021
0432 St Sixtus III begins his reign as Catholic Pope on July - 31.
0768 On this day in history [Philip] begins & ends his reign as Catholic Pope
0781 The oldest recorded eruption of Mt. Fuji (Traditional Japanese date: July 6, 781) on this day in history.
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 this day in history 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 On this day in history france's Philip I dies at the end of July at age 56 after a reign of nearly 48 years
1291 Egyptian Mamelukken occupies Akko, crusaders driven out of Palestine on July - 31.
1358 On this day in history etienne Marcel, French textile merchant/reformer/Boer leader, dies
1396 On July - 31 philips, the Good, Duke of Burgundy//Brabant/Limburg/count
1423 Hundred Years' War: Battle of Cravant on July - 31.
1443 On this day in history albrecht III of Saxon-Meisen, duke of Saxon
1451 On this day in history jacques Cœur is arrested by order of Charles VII of France.
1498 On this day in history christopher Columbus discovers island of Trinidad
1527 On July - 31 maximilian II, German King/Emperor (1564-76)
1550 Jakob Handl, [Petelin], Austrian composer/bandmaster on this day in history.
1556 On July - 31 ignatius Loyola, Spanish founder (Jesuit), dies at about 65
1566 On July - 31 bartholome de Casas, Spanish historian/bishop of Chiapa, dies at 92
1578 Catharina Belgica of Nassau, daughter of Willem of Orange on this day in history.
1588 English fleet beats Spanish Armada on this day in history.
1597 On July - 31 sebastian Stosskopf, Elzassisch painter, baptized
1620 Pilgrim Fathers depart (through England) to America on this day in history.
1629 Johann Jakob Lowe von Eisenach, composer on July - 31.
1648 Benedictus J van Haeften, poet (Regia thru Crucis), dies at about 60 on this day in history.
1653 Fronde-leaders surrender in Bordeaux on July - 31.
1654 On this day in history jacob Hop, Dutch politician/diplomat
1655 On July - 31 russo-Polish War (1654-1667): the Russian army enters the capital of the Grand Duchy of Lithuania, Vilnius, which it holds for six years.
1658 On July - 31 aurangzeb appoints himself Mongol emperor
1664 On July - 31 pierre Corneille's "Othon," premieres in Paris
1667 On July - 31 peace of Breda: 2nd English war-Suriname vs New-Netherlands ends
1693 On July - 31 willem Calf, Rotterdams still life painter, dies at 73
1703 On July - 31 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 July - 31.
1718 On this day in history battle at Cape Passaro: English fleet destroys Spanish