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 This day in History - August 31
390 Historic Events for August 31
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Caligula, [Gaius C‘sar], 3rd Roman emperor (37-41 AD)

Birth
161

Lucius A A Coomodus, emperor of Rome (180-91)

Birth
1057

Leofric, count of Mercia/husband of Lady Godiva, dies

Death
1158

Sancho III, King of Castili‰, dies

Death
1218

Al-Malik ab-Adil/Saphadin/Saif al-Din), brother of Saladin, dies

Death
1230

Utrecht bishop Willebrand grants Swells state justice

Event
1240

Raymundus Nonnatus, found Mercedari‰rs (protect pregnant women), dies

Death
1310

German king Heinrich VII makes his son Johan king of Bohemia

Event
1422

Henry V, King of England (1413-22)/France (1416-19), dies

Death
1535

Pope Paul II deposed and excommunicated King Henry VIII

Event
1569

Djehangir/Jahangir, great mogol of India

Birth
1590

Floris Thin, politician/land advocate of Utrecht, dies

Death
1602

Amalia, countess of Solms-Braunfels, wife of Gov Frederik Hendrik

Birth
1604

Giovanale Ancina, composer, dies at 58

Death
1616

Gemignano Capilupi, composer, dies at 43

Death
1631

Nicolaus Erich, composer, dies at 43

Death
1638

John Ward, composer, dies at 67

Death
1663

Guillaume Amontons, French physicist

Birth
1667

Johann Rist, composer, dies at 60

Death
1688

John Bunyan, preacher/novelist/author (Pilgrim's Progress), dies

Death
1696

Johann Paul Kunzen, composer

Birth
1741

Johann Paul Aegidius Martini, composer

Birth
1745

Bonnie Prince Charlie reaches Blair Castle Scotland

Event
1748

Jean-Etienne Despreaux, composer

Birth
1749

Radistschew, writer

Birth