Historical Events In October - 31
Thursday, 14 November 2019
0802 Empress Irene of Byzantium driven out on this day in history.
0834 On October - 31 1st All Hallows Eve (Halloween) observed to honor the saints
1147 On October - 31 robert, 1st Earl of Gloucester, English politician (bc. 1090)
1291 Philippe de Vitry, French composer/poet on October - 31.
1345 Ferdinand I, the wise one, king of Portugal (built navy) on October - 31.
1424 On this day in history wladyslaw III Warnenczyk, king of Poland/Hungary
1448 Johannes VIII Palaeologus, Emperor of Byzantine, dies on October - 31.
1485 Coronation of British king Henry VII on this day in history.
1517 On this day in history luther posts 95 theses on Wittenberg church-Protestant Reformation
1541 Michelangelo Buonarroti's paints "last judgement" in 16th Chapel on this day in history.
1541 Hendrik van Kinschot, Dutch lawyer on this day in history.
1552 On October - 31 emperor Karel & Markgraaf Albecht strike siege for Metz
1556 On October - 31 john Sleidanus, German humanist/historian (Commentary), dies at 50
1587 Leiden University Library opens its doors after its founding in 1575 on this day in history.
1596 On October - 31 english/French/Dutch delegates sign anti-Spanish "Drievoudig Covenant"
1617 On this day in history laurens Reael resigns as governor-general of East-Indies
1620 John Evelyn, British diarist (Life of Mrs Godolphin) on October - 31.
1632 The birth of Jan Vermeer, Dutch painter on October - 31.
1632 On October - 31 jan Vermeer, Holland, painter (Procuress, Astronomer)
1634 On this day in history erasmus Widmann, composer, dies at 62
1638 On this day in history meindert Hobbema, Amsterdams landscape painter, baptised
1641 On October - 31 cornelis C Jol, [Houtebeen], adm (South-America), dies at about 41
1654 On this day in history francisco Correa de Arauxo, composer, dies
1661 On this day in history mehmed Koprulu, Albanian great vizier of Turkey, dies
1664 Willem Frederik of Nassau-Dietz, viceroy of Friesland, dies at 51 on this day in history.
1705 On this day in history clemens XIV, [Giovanni Ganganelli], Pope (1769-74)
1723 Cosimo III de' Medici, monarch of Florence (1670-1723), dies at 81 on October - 31.
1740 On this day in history william Paca, US judge/signer (Declaration of Independence)
1744 On October - 31 leonardo Ortensio Salvatore de Leo, composer, dies at 50
1750 On October - 31 leonor de Almeida marquesa de Alorna, Portuguese poet
1755 On this day in history jean Louis van Aelbroeck, Flemish agronomist
1757 On October - 31 ignaz Spangler, composer
1759 On this day in history earthquake in Safed Palestine kills hundred
1761 On this day in history rutger Jan Schimmelpenninck, Dutch patriot/earl/Grand Pensionary