Historical Events In July - 31
Tuesday, 25 June 2019
0432 On this day in history st Sixtus III begins his reign as Catholic Pope
0768 On July - 31 [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 Saraceens hijacker Leo van Tripoli occupies & plunders Thessalonica on July - 31.
1099 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 on July - 31.
1108 On July - 31 france's Philip I dies at the end of July at age 56 after a reign of nearly 48 years
1291 On July - 31 egyptian Mamelukken occupies Akko, crusaders driven out of Palestine
1358 On July - 31 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 this day in history.
1443 On this day in history albrecht III of Saxon-Meisen, duke of Saxon
1451 Jacques Cœur is arrested by order of Charles VII of France on this day in history.
1498 On July - 31 christopher Columbus discovers island of Trinidad
1527 Maximilian II, German King/Emperor (1564-76) on July - 31.
1550 On this day in history jakob Handl, [Petelin], Austrian composer/bandmaster
1556 On this day in history 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 July - 31.
1588 English fleet beats Spanish Armada on July - 31.
1597 Sebastian Stosskopf, Elzassisch painter, baptized on this day in history.
1620 On July - 31 pilgrim Fathers depart (through England) to America
1629 Johann Jakob Lowe von Eisenach, composer on this day in history.
1648 On this day in history benedictus J van Haeften, poet (Regia thru Crucis), dies at about 60
1653 On July - 31 fronde-leaders surrender in Bordeaux
1654 On July - 31 jacob Hop, Dutch politician/diplomat
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 Aurangzeb appoints himself Mongol emperor on July - 31.
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 Willem Calf, Rotterdams still life painter, dies at 73 on this day in history.
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.