Historical Events In July - 31
Monday, 27 January 2020
0432 On July - 31 st Sixtus III begins his reign as Catholic Pope
0768 On this day in history [Philip] begins & ends his reign as Catholic Pope
0781 On July - 31 the oldest recorded eruption of Mt. Fuji (Traditional Japanese date: July 6, 781).
0904 On July - 31 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 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 France's Philip I dies at the end of July at age 56 after a reign of nearly 48 years on this day in history.
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 this day in history 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 CĹ“ur is arrested by order of Charles VII of France.
1498 On this day in history 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 Ignatius Loyola, Spanish founder (Jesuit), dies at about 65 on July - 31.
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 this day in history.
1597 Sebastian Stosskopf, Elzassisch painter, baptized on this day in history.
1620 On this day in history pilgrim Fathers depart (through England) to America
1629 On this day in history johann Jakob Lowe von Eisenach, composer
1648 Benedictus J van Haeften, poet (Regia thru Crucis), dies at about 60 on July - 31.
1653 On this day in history 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 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 this day in history.
1693 On July - 31 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 July - 31.
1704 Gabriel Cramer, Swiss mathematician (paradox of Cramer) on July - 31.
1718 Battle at Cape Passaro: English fleet destroys Spanish on this day in history.