Historical Events In May - 31
Friday, 24 May 2019
0070 On this day in history rome captures 1st wall of the city of Jerusalem
0455 On May - 31 petronius Maximus, senator/Emperor of Rome, lynched
1091 On May - 31 hendrik van Verdun, bishop of Luik (1075-91), dies
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 On this day in history jacoba van Bavarian becomes countess of Holland/Zealand/Henegouwen
1469 On this day in history 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 Emperor Maximilian, Pope Alexander VI, Milan, King Ferdinand, Isabella & Venice sign anti-French Saint League on May - 31.
1504 On May - 31 engelbert II, earl of Nassau-Dillenburg-Dietz, dies
1531 On May - 31 "Women's Revolt" in Amsterdam wool house in churchyard aborted
1531 On May - 31 "Women's Revolt" in Amsterdam: wool house in churchyard aborted
1551 On May - 31 aristotele "Basiano" da Sangallo, Italian set designer, dies
1557 On this day in history theodorus I (Fedor Ivanovitsj), czar of Russia (1584-98)
1564 Battle on Gotland Lübeck & Denmark beat Sweden on May - 31.
1564 On this day in history battle on Gotland: Lubeck & Denmark beat Sweden
1564 On May - 31 battle on Gotland: Lübeck & Denmark beat Sweden
1567 On May - 31 pereguin de la Grange, French minister/martyr of Reform, dies
1578 Martin Frobisher sails from Harwich, England to Frobisher Bay, Canada, eventually to mine fool's gold, used to pave streets in London on May - 31.
1594 Tintoretto, Italian Mannerist painter, dies at 75 on this day in history.
1620 On this day in history willem Louis, earl of Nassau-Dillenburg, dies at 59
1621 Sir Francis Bacon thrown into Tower of London for 1 night on May - 31.
1634 On May - 31 uS colony Massachusetts Bay annexes Maine colony
1656 On this day in history marin Marias, composer
1659 Netherlands, England & France sign Treaty of The Hague on May - 31.
1664 On this day in history 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 On May - 31 citing poor eyesight, Samuel Pepys records the last event in his diary.
1674 On this day in history friedrich Erhard Niedt, composer
1678 On May - 31 lady Godiva rides naked through Coventry in a protest of taxes
1678 On this day in history lady Godiva rode naked through Coventry in a protest of taxes
1696 On this day in history john Salomonsz elected chief of Saint-Eustatius