Historical Events In July - 31
Friday, 06 December 2019
0432 St Sixtus III begins his reign as Catholic Pope on this day in history.
0768 On July - 31 [Philip] begins & ends his reign as Catholic Pope
0781 On this day in history the oldest recorded eruption of Mt. Fuji (Traditional Japanese date: July 6, 781).
0904 On this day in history thessalonica is stormed by the Saracen corsair Leo of Tripoli, who plunders the town and carries off some 20,000 inhabitants as slaves
0904 On this day in history saraceens hijacker Leo van Tripoli occupies & plunders Thessalonica
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 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 this day in history philips, the Good, Duke of Burgundy//Brabant/Limburg/count
1423 Hundred Years' War: Battle of Cravant on this day in history.
1443 On July - 31 albrecht III of Saxon-Meisen, duke of Saxon
1451 Jacques CÅ“ur is arrested by order of Charles VII of France on July - 31.
1498 On this day in history christopher Columbus discovers island of Trinidad
1527 Maximilian II, German King/Emperor (1564-76) on this day in history.
1550 On this day in history jakob Handl, [Petelin], Austrian composer/bandmaster
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 July - 31.
1588 On July - 31 english fleet beats Spanish Armada
1597 Sebastian Stosskopf, Elzassisch painter, baptized on this day in history.
1620 Pilgrim Fathers depart (through England) to America on this day in history.
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 this day in history 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 July - 31.
1658 Aurangzeb appoints himself Mongol emperor on this day in history.
1664 Pierre Corneille's "Othon," premieres in Paris on this day in history.
1667 Peace of Breda: 2nd English war-Suriname vs New-Netherlands ends on July - 31.
1693 On this day in history willem Calf, Rotterdams still life painter, dies at 73
1703 Daniel Defoe is placed in a pillory for the crime of seditious libel after publishing a politically satirical pamphlet, but is pelted with flowers on this day in history.
1704 On July - 31 gabriel Cramer, Swiss mathematician (paradox of Cramer)
1718 Battle at Cape Passaro: English fleet destroys Spanish on July - 31.