Historical Events In July - 31
Friday, 28 January 2022
0432 St Sixtus III begins his reign as Catholic Pope on this day in history.
0768 [Philip] begins & ends his reign as Catholic Pope on July - 31.
0781 On July - 31 the oldest recorded eruption of Mt. Fuji (Traditional Japanese date: July 6, 781).
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 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 this day in history.
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 this day in history egyptian Mamelukken occupies Akko, crusaders driven out of Palestine
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 Hundred Years' War: Battle of Cravant on this day in history.
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 On this day in history christopher Columbus discovers island of Trinidad
1527 On July - 31 maximilian II, German King/Emperor (1564-76)
1550 Jakob Handl, [Petelin], Austrian composer/bandmaster on this day in history.
1556 Ignatius Loyola, Spanish founder (Jesuit), dies at about 65 on July - 31.
1566 On this day in history bartholome de Casas, Spanish historian/bishop of Chiapa, dies at 92
1578 On July - 31 catharina Belgica of Nassau, daughter of Willem of Orange
1588 On July - 31 english fleet beats Spanish Armada
1597 On this day in history sebastian Stosskopf, Elzassisch painter, baptized
1620 On this day in history pilgrim Fathers depart (through England) to America
1629 Johann Jakob Lowe von Eisenach, composer on this day in history.
1648 On July - 31 benedictus J van Haeften, poet (Regia thru Crucis), dies at about 60
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 this day in history.
1658 On July - 31 aurangzeb appoints himself Mongol emperor
1664 On this day in history pierre Corneille's "Othon," premieres in Paris
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 July - 31.
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 On this day in history battle at Cape Passaro: English fleet destroys Spanish