Historical Events In May - 31
Friday, 22 September 2023
0070 Rome captures 1st wall of the city of Jerusalem on this day in history.
0455 Petronius Maximus, senator/Emperor of Rome, lynched on this day in history.
1091 On this day in history hendrik van Verdun, bishop of Luik (1075-91), dies
1198 On May - 31 moses ben Solomon Ha-Cohen, rabbi of Mainz, dies
1223 Mongol invasion of the Cumans: Battle of the Kalka River on this day in history.
1246 Isabella of Angouleme, queen of John of England on May - 31.
1417 Jacoba van Bavarian becomes countess of Holland/Zealand/Henegouwen on May - 31.
1469 On May - 31 manuel I, King of Portugal (1495-1521) during era of exploration
1472 On May - 31 erardus van der Mark, prince-bishop of Luik/cardinal
1495 On this day in history emperor Maximilian, Pope Alexander VI, Milan, King Ferdinand, Isabella & Venice sign anti-French Saint League
1504 On this day in history engelbert II, earl of Nassau-Dillenburg-Dietz, dies
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 May - 31 battle on Gotland: Lubeck & Denmark beat Sweden
1564 Battle on Gotland: Lübeck & Denmark beat Sweden on May - 31.
1567 Pereguin de la Grange, French minister/martyr of Reform, dies on May - 31.
1578 Martin Frobisher sails from Harwich, England to Frobisher Bay, Canada, eventually to mine fool's gold, used to pave streets in London on this day in history.
1594 On this day in history tintoretto, Italian Mannerist painter, dies at 75
1620 On this day in history willem Louis, earl of Nassau-Dillenburg, dies at 59
1621 On May - 31 sir Francis Bacon thrown into Tower of London for 1 night
1634 On May - 31 uS colony Massachusetts Bay annexes Maine colony
1656 On May - 31 marin Marias, composer
1659 Netherlands, England & France sign Treaty of The Hague on this day in history.
1664 On May - 31 giulio Alberoni, Spanish/Italian minister/cardinal
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 On May - 31 lady Godiva rides naked through Coventry in a protest of taxes
1678 Lady Godiva rode naked through Coventry in a protest of taxes on May - 31.
1696 On this day in history john Salomonsz elected chief of Saint-Eustatius