Historical Events In July - 31
Saturday, 18 September 2021
0432 On this day in history st Sixtus III begins his reign as Catholic Pope
0768 On July - 31 [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 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 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 July - 31.
1443 On July - 31 albrecht III of Saxon-Meisen, duke of Saxon
1451 On July - 31 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 On July - 31 jakob Handl, [Petelin], Austrian composer/bandmaster
1556 On July - 31 ignatius Loyola, Spanish founder (Jesuit), dies at about 65
1566 Bartholome de Casas, Spanish historian/bishop of Chiapa, dies at 92 on July - 31.
1578 On July - 31 catharina Belgica of Nassau, daughter of Willem of Orange
1588 English fleet beats Spanish Armada on July - 31.
1597 On July - 31 sebastian Stosskopf, Elzassisch painter, baptized
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 On this day in history benedictus J van Haeften, poet (Regia thru Crucis), dies at about 60
1653 Fronde-leaders surrender in Bordeaux on July - 31.
1654 On this day in history jacob Hop, Dutch politician/diplomat
1655 On July - 31 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 this day in history aurangzeb appoints himself Mongol emperor
1664 Pierre Corneille's "Othon," premieres in Paris on this day in history.
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 this day in history.
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 On this day in history gabriel Cramer, Swiss mathematician (paradox of Cramer)
1718 On July - 31 battle at Cape Passaro: English fleet destroys Spanish