Historical Events In May - 31
Tuesday, 28 January 2020
0070 Rome captures 1st wall of the city of Jerusalem on this day in history.
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 Moses ben Solomon Ha-Cohen, rabbi of Mainz, dies on May - 31.
1223 Mongol invasion of the Cumans: Battle of the Kalka River on May - 31.
1246 Isabella of Angouleme, queen of John of England on May - 31.
1417 Jacoba van Bavarian becomes countess of Holland/Zealand/Henegouwen on this day in history.
1469 On May - 31 manuel I, King of Portugal (1495-1521) during era of exploration
1472 Erardus van der Mark, prince-bishop of Luik/cardinal on this day in history.
1495 On May - 31 emperor Maximilian, Pope Alexander VI, Milan, King Ferdinand, Isabella & Venice sign anti-French Saint League
1504 On May - 31 engelbert II, earl of Nassau-Dillenburg-Dietz, dies
1531 "Women's Revolt" in Amsterdam wool house in churchyard aborted on this day in history.
1531 "Women's Revolt" in Amsterdam: wool house in churchyard aborted on May - 31.
1551 Aristotele "Basiano" da Sangallo, Italian set designer, dies on May - 31.
1557 Theodorus I (Fedor Ivanovitsj), czar of Russia (1584-98) on May - 31.
1564 On this day in history battle on Gotland Lübeck & Denmark beat Sweden
1564 Battle on Gotland: Lubeck & Denmark beat Sweden on May - 31.
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 May - 31 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 this day in history.
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 Marin Marias, composer on May - 31.
1659 On this day in history netherlands, England & France sign Treaty of The Hague
1664 Giulio Alberoni, Spanish/Italian minister/cardinal on this day in history.
1665 Jerusalem's rabbi Sjabtai Tswi proclaims himself Messiah on May - 31.
1665 On May - 31 pieter J Saenredam, Dutch architectural painter, dies at 67
1669 Citing poor eyesight, Samuel Pepys records the last event in his diary on this day in history.
1674 On May - 31 friedrich Erhard Niedt, composer
1678 Lady Godiva rides naked through Coventry in a protest of taxes on this day in history.
1678 On this day in history lady Godiva rode naked through Coventry in a protest of taxes
1696 On May - 31 john Salomonsz elected chief of Saint-Eustatius