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 This day in History - July 31
380 Historic Events for July 31
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St Sixtus III begins his reign as Catholic Pope

Event
768

[Philip] begins and ends his reign as Catholic Pope

Event
904

Saraceens hijacker Leo van Tripoli occupies and plunders Thessalonica

Event
1291

Egyptian Mamelukken occupies Akko, crusaders driven out of Palestine

Event
1358

Etienne Marcel, French textile merchant/reformer/Boer leader, dies

Death
1396

Philips, the Good, Duke of Burgundy//Brabant/Limburg/count

Birth
1443

Albrecht III of Saxon-Meisen, duke of Saxon

Birth
1498

Christopher Columbus discovers island of Trinidad

Event
1527

Maximilian II, German King/Emperor (1564-76)

Birth
1550

Jakob Handl, [Petelin], Austrian composer/bandmaster

Birth
1556

Ignatius Loyola, Spanish founder (Jesuit), dies at about 65

Death
1556

St Ignatius of Loyola, founder of Society of Jesus, dies in Rome

Death
1566

Bartholom‚ de Casas, Spanish historian/bishop of Chiapa, dies at 92

Death
1578

Catharina Belgica of Nassau, daughter of Willem of Orange

Birth
1588

English fleet beats Spanish Armada

Event
1597

Sebastian Stosskopf, Elzassisch painter, baptized

Birth
1617

Nicol s Antonio, Spanish scholar (Censura de historias fabulosas)

Birth
1620

Pilgrim Fathers depart (through England) to America

Event
1629

Johann Jakob Lowe von Eisenach, composer

Birth
1648

Benedictus J van Haeften, poet (Regia thru Crucis), dies at about 60

Death
1653

Fronde-leaders surrender in Bordeaux

Event
1654

Jacob Hop, Dutch politician/diplomat

Birth
1658

Aurangzeb appoints himself Mongol emperor

Event
1664

Pierre Corneille's "Othon," premieres in Paris

Event
1667

Peace of Breda: 2nd English war-Suriname vs New-Netherlands ends

Event