Historical Events In May - 31
Friday, 16 November 2018
0070 Rome captures 1st wall of the city of Jerusalem on May - 31.
0455 On May - 31 petronius Maximus, senator/Emperor of Rome, lynched
1091 Hendrik van Verdun, bishop of Luik (1075-91), dies on May - 31.
1198 On this day in history moses ben Solomon Ha-Cohen, rabbi of Mainz, dies
1223 On May - 31 mongol invasion of the Cumans: Battle of the Kalka River
1246 On May - 31 isabella of Angouleme, queen of John of England
1417 On this day in history jacoba van Bavarian becomes countess of Holland/Zealand/Henegouwen
1469 Manuel I, King of Portugal (1495-1521) during era of exploration on May - 31.
1472 On May - 31 erardus van der Mark, prince-bishop of Luik/cardinal
1495 On May - 31 emperor Maximilian, Pope Alexander VI, Milan, King Ferdinand, Isabella & Venice sign anti-French Saint League
1504 Engelbert II, earl of Nassau-Dillenburg-Dietz, dies on May - 31.
1531 On this day in history "Women's Revolt" in Amsterdam wool house in churchyard aborted
1531 "Women's Revolt" in Amsterdam: wool house in churchyard aborted on this day in history.
1551 On this day in history aristotele "Basiano" da Sangallo, Italian set designer, dies
1557 On May - 31 theodorus I (Fedor Ivanovitsj), czar of Russia (1584-98)
1564 Battle on Gotland Lübeck & Denmark beat Sweden on this day in history.
1564 On this day in history battle on Gotland: Lubeck & Denmark beat Sweden
1564 On this day in history battle on Gotland: Lübeck & Denmark beat Sweden
1567 Pereguin de la Grange, French minister/martyr of Reform, dies on this day in history.
1578 On this day in history martin Frobisher sails from Harwich, England to Frobisher Bay, Canada, eventually to mine fool's gold, used to pave streets in London.
1594 On this day in history tintoretto, Italian Mannerist painter, dies at 75
1620 Willem Louis, earl of Nassau-Dillenburg, dies at 59 on May - 31.
1621 On May - 31 sir Francis Bacon thrown into Tower of London for 1 night
1634 US colony Massachusetts Bay annexes Maine colony on May - 31.
1656 On May - 31 marin Marias, composer
1659 Netherlands, England & France sign Treaty of The Hague on this day in history.
1664 Giulio Alberoni, Spanish/Italian minister/cardinal on this day in history.
1665 On May - 31 jerusalem's rabbi Sjabtai Tswi proclaims himself Messiah
1665 Pieter J Saenredam, Dutch architectural painter, dies at 67 on this day in history.
1669 Citing poor eyesight, Samuel Pepys records the last event in his diary on this day in history.
1674 On this day in history friedrich Erhard Niedt, composer
1678 Lady Godiva rides naked through Coventry in a protest of taxes on this day in history.
1678 Lady Godiva rode naked through Coventry in a protest of taxes on May - 31.
1696 On May - 31 john Salomonsz elected chief of Saint-Eustatius