Historical Events In July - 31
Tuesday, 22 October 2019
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 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 July - 31 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 this day in history.
1358 Etienne Marcel, French textile merchant/reformer/Boer leader, dies on this day in history.
1396 Philips, the Good, Duke of Burgundy//Brabant/Limburg/count on July - 31.
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 On this day in history jacques CÅ“ur is arrested by order of Charles VII of France.
1498 Christopher Columbus discovers island of Trinidad on this day in history.
1527 On July - 31 maximilian II, German King/Emperor (1564-76)
1550 On July - 31 jakob Handl, [Petelin], Austrian composer/bandmaster
1556 Ignatius Loyola, Spanish founder (Jesuit), dies at about 65 on this day in history.
1566 Bartholome de Casas, Spanish historian/bishop of Chiapa, dies at 92 on this day in history.
1578 On July - 31 catharina Belgica of Nassau, daughter of Willem of Orange
1588 On July - 31 english fleet beats Spanish Armada
1597 Sebastian Stosskopf, Elzassisch painter, baptized on July - 31.
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 this day in history.
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 On July - 31 aurangzeb appoints himself Mongol emperor
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 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 July - 31.
1718 On this day in history battle at Cape Passaro: English fleet destroys Spanish