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 This day in History - May 31
430 Historic Events for May 31
70

Rome captures 1st wall of the city of Jerusalem

Event
455

Petronius Maximus, senator/Emperor of Rome, lynched

Death
1091

Hendrik van Verdun, bishop of Luik (1075-91), dies

Death
1198

Moses ben Solomon Ha-Cohen, rabbi of Mainz, dies

Death
1417

Jacoba van Bavarian becomes countess of Holland/Zealand/Henegouwen

Event
1469

Manuel I, King of Portugal (1495-1521) during era of exploration

Birth
1472

Erardus van der Mark, prince-bishop of Luik/cardinal

Birth
1495

Emperor Maximilian, Pope Alexander VI, Milan, King Ferdinand, Isabella and Venice sign anti-French Saint League

Event
1504

Engelbert II, earl of Nassau-Dillenburg-Dietz, dies

Death
1531

"Women's Revolt" in Amsterdam: wool house in churchyard aborted

Event
1551

Aristotele "Basiano" da Sangallo, Italian set designer, dies

Death
1557

Theodorus I (Fedor Ivanovitsj), czar of Russia (1584-98)

Birth
1564

Battle on Gotland: Lubeck and Denmark beat Sweden

Event
1567

P‚reguin de la Grange, French minister/martyr of Reform, dies

Death
1594

Tintoretto, Italian Mannerist painter, dies at 75

Death
1620

Willem Louis, earl of Nassau-Dillenburg, dies at 59

Death
1621

Sir Francis Bacon thrown into Tower of London for 1 night

Event
1634

US colony Massachusetts Bay annexes Maine colony

Event
1656

Marin Marias, composer

Birth
1659

Netherlands, England and France sign Treaty of The Hague

Event
1664

Giulio Alberoni, Spanish/Italian minister/cardinal

Birth
1665

Jerusalem's rabbi Sjabtai Tswi proclaims himself Messiah

Event
1665

Pieter J Saenredam, Dutch architectural painter, dies at 67

Death
1674

Friedrich Erhard Niedt, composer

Birth
1678

Lady Godiva rode naked through Coventry in a protest of taxes

Event