July 31 in History – What happened on 31 July in Past

31 July - Today in History - Important historical events happened on this day in India and World History

According to Gregory calendar, on July 31, the day number in a year is 212 and if it is a leap year then the day number is 213. July 31 has a special significance in India and world history, because many such incidents have occurred on this day which have been recorded forever in the pages of history. Let's know some such important events which will increase your general knowledge. The facts collected will be as follows: People born on this day, demise of famous people, war treaty, freedom of any country, invention of new technologies, change of power, important National and International Day etc.

July 31 in History - Top Historical Events

YearEvent / Incidence / Incident
1201John Komnenos the Fat briefly seized the throne of theByzantine Empire from Alexios III Angelos, but he was soon caught andexecuted.
1658Having defeating his brothers in a war of succession, Aurangzebwas crowned the sixth Mughal Emperor.
1703English writer Daniel Defoe was placed in a pillory forseditious libel after publishing a pamphlet politically satirising theHigh Church Tories.
1737Prince Frederick of Wales escaped from the English court.
1741Charles Albert of Bavaria attacked Upper Austria and Bohemia.
1777The Second Continental Congress passed a resolution allowingFrench nobleman Marquis de Lafayette to enter the American revolutionaryforces as a Major General.
1788Maryland became the seventh state to ratify the US Constitution.
1822The last public hanging in Edinburgh.
1848France also freed the last slaves from their colonies.
1855America's first veterinary college was founded in Boston.
1856New Zealand, founded as a city.
1861Cherrapunji in Assam received 9,300 milliliters of rain, which became a world record.
1865The world's first narrow gauge mainline railway opened in Grandchester Australia.
1897Mount St. Elias is the second highest peak in the United States and Canada.
1910Claude Graham White of England flew the plane for the first time at night.
1917First World War-The Battle of Passchendaele began near Ypresin West Flanders, Belgium, with the Allied Powers aiming to force Germantroops to withdraw from the Channel Ports.
1935Moscow's underground metro line opened to the public.
1937Animated cartoon electric sign board mounted in New York.
1941The Holocaust-Under instructions from Adolf Hitler, HermannGöring ordered SS General Reinhard Heydrich to handle 'the finalsolution of the Jewish question'.
1948New York City's John F. Kennedy International Airport wasdedicated as New York International Airport.
1954A team of Italian climbers led by Ardito Desio became the firstto reach the summit of K2 the world's second-highest mountain.
1954Italian mountaineers Lino Lascelli and Achille Kompanoni succeeded in reaching Himalayan summit 2.
1971Apollo-15 astronauts traveled 6 and a half hours of electric.
1972The Troubles-Free Derry, an autonomous self-declared area ofDerry, Northern Ireland, was brought to an end by the British Army'sOperation Motorman.
1973DC-9, the Delta Airlines crashed in fog at Logan Airport, Boston. 89 passengers were killed and one became alive surprisingly. But lone survivor died 6 months later.
1975The Troubles: In a botched paramilitary attack, three membersof the popular Miami Showband and two Ulster Volunteer Force gunmen werekilled in County Down, Northern Ireland.
1980U.S.S.R. has conducted nuclear Test at Semi-palitinsk, Eastern Kazakhstan U.S.S.R. This test has brought strength to the country and its progress.
1982American European Football Federation (AEFF) has been formed. The countries those are the members of the federation are Finland, Italy, Germany, Austria and France form.
1982Yugoslavia prohibited prices for six months.
1991Soviet Special Purpose Police Unit troops killed sevenLithuanian customs officials in Medininkai in the most serious attack oftheir campaign against Lithuanian border posts.
1991US President George HW Bush and Soviet President Mikhail Gorbachev signed the Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty.
2000The Lok Sabha passed the Chhattisgarh State Construction Bill.
2002Hamas detonated a bomb at the Mount Scopus campus of the HebrewUniversity of Jerusalem, killing nine students and injuring about 100more.
2006Following intestinal surgery, Fidel Castro provisionallytransferred the duties of the Cuban presidency to his brother Raúl.
2006Fidel Castro entrusted power to his brother.
2010900 people died in the floods in Pakistan.
2011Boeing 737 plane, a Caribbean Airlines crashed. It split in to at the Chaddi Jagan International Airport. The report revealed that no one was injured.
2012Michael Phelps, the most popular U.S. Olympic swimming champion wins a record 19th Olympic medal. He has won gold in the 4x200metres freestyle relay.
2012Deutsche Bank has announced that the bank has made plan to cut 1,900 jobs. The German based company provides global financial services.
2012American swimmer Michael Phelps won 6 medals at the London Olympics. He became the highest player to win 22 Olympic medals in total.
2013Ready for Hillary', the super PAC has raised over $1 million since its inception this year. Much of the money has been raised by mega-donors to President Barack Obama.
2013U.S. Republicans unveil A series of bills designed to prevent government abuse has been unveiled by U.S. Republicans. It also includes the 'STOP IRS Act'. This would allow IRS employees to be fired when they take actions for political purposes.
2014Serena Williams, the famous tennis champion beat Karolina Pliskova in her first game. She left the Wimbledon games on July 1st due to illness Williams will also undergo future medical tests in order to confirm if the illness was caused by a virus.
2014Air strikes against Islamic State militants have been authorized by U.S. President Barack Obama. This authorization has been given for situations in which the forces appear to threaten U.S. personnel. Food drops were also carried out along the Syrian border to civilians those who have been trapped by the violence.
2014According to the World Health Organization, more than 57 people died of Ebola in West Africa.



Famous Birthdays of July 31:

YearName / Profession / Country
1796Jean-Gaspard Deburau / Actor / France
1952Alan Autry / Actor / United States of America
1978Will Champion / Singer / United Kingdom
1928Bill Frenzel / Politician / United States of America
1941Amarsinh Chaudhary / Politician / India
1835Henri Brisson / Politician / France
1923Stephanie Kwolek / Engineer / United States of America
1875Jacques Villon / Painter / France
1959Andrew Marr / Author / Scotland
1918Frank Renouf / Business Man / New Zealand
1843Peter Rosegger / Poet / Austria
1836Vasily Sleptsov / Author / Russia
1929Lynne Reid Banks / Author / United Kingdom
1979B.J. Novak / Actor / United States of America
1954Manivannan / Actor / India
1965J. K. Rowling / Author / United Kingdom
1976Joshua Cain / Guitarist / United States of America
1860Mary Vaux Walcott / Painter / United States of America
1966Dean Cain / Actor / United States of America
1929Don Murray / Actor / United States of America
1956Deval Patrick / Politician / United States of America
1887Hans Freyer / Philosopher / Germany
1973Nathan Brown / Rugby Player / Australia
1921Donald Malarkey / Author / United States of America
1960Dale Hunter / Ice Hockey Player / Canada
1935Geoffrey Lewis / Actor / United States of America
1912Irv Kupcinet / Footballer / United States of America
1992Kiara Advani / Actress / India
1759Ignaz Anton von Indermauer / Nobleman / Austria
1913Bryan Hextall / Ice Hockey Player / Canada

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