Historical Events In July - 31
Monday, 03 October 2022
0432 St Sixtus III begins his reign as Catholic Pope on July - 31.
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 this day in history.
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 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 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 On this day in history hundred Years' War: Battle of Cravant
1443 Albrecht III of Saxon-Meisen, duke of Saxon on this day in history.
1451 On this day in history jacques Cœur is arrested by order of Charles VII of France.
1498 Christopher Columbus discovers island of Trinidad on this day in history.
1527 On this day in history maximilian II, German King/Emperor (1564-76)
1550 Jakob Handl, [Petelin], Austrian composer/bandmaster on this day in history.
1556 On this day in history ignatius Loyola, Spanish founder (Jesuit), dies at about 65
1566 On this day in history 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 this day in history.
1597 Sebastian Stosskopf, Elzassisch painter, baptized on July - 31.
1620 On July - 31 pilgrim Fathers depart (through England) to America
1629 Johann Jakob Lowe von Eisenach, composer on July - 31.
1648 On this day in history benedictus J van Haeften, poet (Regia thru Crucis), dies at about 60
1653 Fronde-leaders surrender in Bordeaux on this day in history.
1654 Jacob Hop, Dutch politician/diplomat on July - 31.
1655 On this day in history 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 this day in history pierre Corneille's "Othon," premieres in Paris
1667 Peace of Breda: 2nd English war-Suriname vs New-Netherlands ends on July - 31.
1693 On July - 31 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 Battle at Cape Passaro: English fleet destroys Spanish on July - 31.