According to Gregory calendar, on May 31, the day number in a year is 152 and if it is a leap year then the day number is 153. May 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.

Important Historical Events of 31 May in the World ⚡

Event YearIncident/Event
1223The Mongol invasion-Mangal forces defeated the joint forces of Kaik, Galich and Commands on the Kalik River in the present-Ukain.
1279Rameses II became Pharaoh of Egypt.
1669Citing poor vision, the English Navy Administrator and Member of Parliament Samuel Peps recorded the final entry in its diary, one of the most important primary sources for the English restoration period.
1727France, Britain and the Netherlands signed the Paris Treaty.
1727France, Britain and the Netherlands signed the treaty with Paris.
1728The Royal Bank of Scotland issued its first overdraft to Edinburgh merchant William Hogg (£ 1,000).
1740Frederick II came to power in Persia after the death of his father, Frederick William I.
1759All theater programs were banned in the US North Eastern province of Pennsylvania.
1759All theaters in the province of Pennsylvania banned productions.
1787The first cricket match was held at the original Lord's Cricket Ground in London.
1793Regular troops under François Hanroet demand that Girodin be expelled from the National Convention.
1807The primitive Methodist had grown up in the northern Midlands of England for a full day.
1818The first was published in Bengali language from Serampur by Darun News, Samachar Darpin, Carrie and Marshman. The success of Bengali monthly Digarshan encouraged the missionaries of the Baptist Missionary Society to publish a new venture - a Bengali newspaper. The initiative was taken by Joshua Marshman and William Ward.
1849The final edition of the Orange Sheet "Journal de la Hay" was published.
1854The civil death process in France was abolished. Civil death is the loss of all or almost all civil rights by a person, which is guilty of a crime or due to an act by the government of a country, resulting in loss of civil rights. It is generally imposed on individuals guilty of crimes against the state to be legally disabled due to mental disability or adults determined by a court.
1862Yusuf e. Johnson and G. W. The US civil war under Smith, the Sangh forces, at the Battle of Seven Pines outside Richmond, Virginia. Union forces were included under McLelan.
1868The first popular bicycle race was held at Paris de Saint-Cloud.
1878The sinking of the German warship SMS Groसरer Karfurst killed 284 people.
1879The first electric railway exhibition began at the Berlin Trades Exhibition.
1907Taxi service was introduced for the first time in New York City, USA.
1911Ocean liner RMS Titanic's hull was launched. The RMS Titanic was a British passenger liner that was immersed in the North Atlantic, when he collided with an iceberg during his first visit to Southampton, Britain to New York City, America. The drowning caused more than 1,500 passengers and crew losses, making it one of the deadliest commercial maritime disasters in modern history.
1916German Kaiserlish Marine and the British Royal Navy clashed in the intensive battle of Juteland, the largest naval battle of World War I.
1921A large-scale race riot began in Tulsa, Oklahoma, USA, with the richest African-American community in the United States, Ginwood district was destroyed by fire.
1924The Soviet Union signed an agreement with the Beijing government, referring to the outer Mongolia as the "integral part of the Republic of China", which was promised to honor the "sovereignty" "sovereignty".
1929The first -time talking Mickey Mouse Cartoon, "The Carnival Kid" was released. Carnival Kid is a 1929 American animated short film directed by Walt Disney and UB IWWs. It was produced in Black and White by The Walt Disney Studios and released in theaters by Celebrity Productions. It is the ninth film in the Mickey Mouse film series, and the first in which Mickey speaks.
1935The 7.7 MW earthquake of British Raj in Balochistan killed 30,000 to 60,000 people from Pakistan anywhere.
1935More than 50 thousand people died due to earthquake in Quetta city of Pakistan.
1941The United Kingdom fulfilled its occupation of Iraq, returning to power as a Regent to Abd al-Ilah for Faisal II.
1961The Union of South Africa became the Republic of South Africa. It came into existence with the integration of four separate British colonies: Cape Colony, Natal Colony, Transwal Colony and Orange River Colony.
1981An organized crowd sponsored by the police and government began to burn a public library in Jaffna, Sri Lanka, destroying more than 97,000 items of the most violent examples of the 20th-century Bethalonicalsm.
19861986 FIFA World Cup begins in Mexico
1994South Africa became the 109th member nation of the Non-Aligned Movement.
1996Benjamin Netanyahu became the Prime Minister of Israel.
1998Nuclear test: Pakistan conducted an underground test in the Kharan desert. This is reported to be a plutonium equipment with 20 kT yield. Chgai-I have a code name for five underground nuclear tests organized by Pakistan.
1999Krishna Prasad Bhattarai was sworn in as Prime Minister of Nepal. He was the first Prime Minister of Nepal's first Parliament and the first Prime Minister of Nepal after the restoration of multi-party system.
2005An article in the magazine Vanity Fair has revealed that the detective, known as 'Deep Throat', who gave information about the watergate scandal, was former FBI Associate Director Mark Felt.
2008Usain Bolt, the world's fastest runner, completed the world record by completing 100 meters in 9.72 seconds.
2009American physician George Tiller, who was known to be one of the few doctors in the United States for late abortion at the national level, was shot dead by Scott Roger.
2010During the attempt to break the ongoing blockade of Gajastrip, Israeli Navy, MV Mavi Mumara's crew into an armed conflict with the crew, resulting in nine civilians.
2013Asteroid 1998 QE2 and its moon create its nearest view to the Earth for the next two centuries. The 1998 QE2 diameter has an Earth-Kashudraha near 2.75 km (1.71 mi). It was discovered on 19 August 1998 by Socoro, New Mexico by the Lincoln Near Earth Esteroid Research (Linear) program. The 1998 QE2 has a 14 -year observation arc and a well -prescribed class.
455The Emperor Petronius Maximus of the Western Roman Empire was killed by an angry mob only after 78 days on the throne.

Important Historical Events of 31 May in India ⚡

Event YearIncident/Event
1774First Postal Service Office opened in India.
1891The Buddhagaya Mahabodhi Society, which is an organization to encourage Buddhist studies in India and abroad. The Maha Bodhi Society is a South Asian Buddhist society, founded by Sri Lankan Buddhist leader Anarika Dharampal and British journalist and poet Sir Edwin Arnold.
1921The flag of the Indian National Congress was adopted.
1970Indira Gandhi had called for international help in Bangladesh, or East Pakistan as a civil war, turned two million people into refugees. Many of them were suffering from cholera and smallpox. West Pakistan officials refused to take care of him, and India could not tolerate.
1977For the first time, a team of Indian Army climbed Kanchenjunga, the world's third highest mountain peak.
1987After Goa became the 25th state of India, Daman and Diu remained as a union territory. For 450 years, Daman and Diu's coastal expansion on the banks of the Arabian Sea along with Goa and Dadra and Nagar Haveli were part of Portuguese India. Goa, Daman and Diu were included in the Republic of India by military victory.
1999India rejected the United Nations offer to send special messengers to prevent Indo-Pak tension. The tension was increased due to the Kargil war. The Kargil War, also known as the Kargil conflict, was an armed struggle between India and Pakistan that took place somewhere else along the Kargil district of Kashmir and the Line of Control (LoC) in Kashmir between May and July 1999.

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Famous People's Birthdays on 31 May 😀

Birth YearName/Category/Country
1577Noor Jehan / Emperor / India
1863Francis Younghusband / Captain / India
1928Pankaj Roy / Cricketer / India

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