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

✅ Published on October 31st, 2019 in October in History

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

According to Gregory calendar, on October 31, the day number in a year is 304 and if it is a leap year then the day number is 305. October 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.

October 31 in History - Top Historical Events ⚡

YearEvent / Incidence / Incident
475Romulus Augustulus took the throne as the last ruling emperor ofthe Western Roman Empire.
1517According to traditional accounts, Martin Luther first posted his Ninety-Five Theses onto the door of the Castle Church in Wittenberg,present-day Germany, marking the beginning of the Protestant Reformation.
1759The earthquake in Safed in Palestine killed 100 people.
1759White, hundred killed due to earthquake in Palestine.
1817Emperor Ninko accepted the throne of Japan.
1822Emperor Agustín de Iturbide of the First Mexican Empiredissolved the Mexican Congress and replaced it with a military juntaanswerable only to him.
1871A Protestant Union was established in Dokkum, Netherlands.
1875India's first Deputy Prime Minister, India's freedom fighter fighter and iron man Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel was born.
1913Public transportation workers in Indianapolis, Indiana, US,went on strike, shutting down mass transit in the city and sparkingriots when strikebreakers attempted to restart services.
1914Britain and France declared war against Turkey.
1917World War I-Allied forces defeated Turkish troops in Beershebain Southern Palestine at the Battle of Beersheba, often reported as 'the last successful cavalry charge in history'.
1941Over 400 workers completed the 60-foot (18 m) busts of U.S.Presidents George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Theodore Roosevelt, andAbraham Lincoln at Mount Rushmore in South Dakota.
1943Indian scientist and former chairman of \ 'ISRO \. Madhavan Nair was born.
1953Television began broadcasting in Belgium.
1956Following Egypt's decision to nationalize the Suez Canal Britain and France begin bombing Egypt to force the reopening of the Suez Canal.
1960The cyclonic storm in the Bay of Bengal killed about 10,000 people.
1966India's famous swimmer Mihir Sen floated and crossed the Panama Canal.
1971A bomb exploded at the top of London's Post Office Tower.
1973Three Provisional Irish Republican Army members escaped fromMountjoy Prison in Dublin after a hijacked helicopter landed in theprison's exercise yard.
1975Sachin Dev Burman, a famous musician and singer of Bengali and Hindi cinema, passed away.
1982Pope John Paul II became the first bishop to visit Spain.
1984Indian Prime Minister Indira Gandhi was gunned down outside of her home by Sikh extremists. Indian Prime Minister Indira Gandhi is assassinated by two Sikh security guards. Riots break out in New Delhi and other cities and nearly 10,000 Sikhs are killed.
1984The then Prime Minister Indira Gandhi was shot dead by her bodyguards Satwant Singh and Beant Singh at her Delhi home.
1989U.S. performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site.
1989Ozal was elected President of Turkey.
1996Approval of 65 countries required to implement the Chemical Weapons Restriction Treaty.
1998Iraq disarmament crisis begins: Iraq announces it would no longer cooperate with United Nations weapons inspectors.
1999All 217 people on board EgyptAir Flight 990 were killed whenthe aircraft suddenly plummeted into the Atlantic Ocean off the coast ofNantucket, Massachusetts, United States.
2003The 22-year-long rule of Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Muhammad came to an end.
2008State Media in China has reported the toxic chemical melamine is probably being routinely added to Chinese animal feed, melamine has now been found in contaminated milk and eggs. Melamine is used to reduce production costs while maintaining the protein count for quality inspections,
2008A new study by the University of East Anglia's Climatic Research Unit shows that the warming of Earth's polar regions is caused by humans.
2010Human Rights Watch expresses concern that Iran and Saudi Arabia, which have been criticized for their records on women's rights, are expected to join a new U.N. agency devoted to women and could interfere with the work of the agency.
2011The Government of Japan intervenes to reduce the exchange rate of the Japanese yen with the United States dollar after the yen reached record highs.
2011The United Nations declared that the world's population hadexceeded seven billion.
2013The Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons declares that Syria has destroyed 21 of 23 known chemical weapons facilities, and now must destroy the chemical weapons themselves.
2014The Bank of Japan announces a decision to buy more assets, continuing an aggressive expansion of the money supply, by roughly US$60 billion per month, admitting that it hasn't yet reached its goals on growth.
2015All 224 people on board the plane were killed after Russian airline Koglimavia crashed in plane 9268 in Northern Sinai



Famous Birthdays of October 31 😀:

YearName / Profession / Country
1981Selina Jen / Singer / Taiwan
1949Mart Helme / Journalist / Estonia
1945Barrie Keeffe / Writer / United Kingdom
1973Tim Byrdak / Baseball Player / United States of America
1930Michael Collins / Pilot / United States of America
1876Natalie Clifford Barney / Poet / United States of America
1875Sardar Vallabh Bhai Patel / Politician / India
1929Bud Spencer / Actor / Italy
1917William H. McNeill / Author / United States of America
1959Neal Stephenson / Author / United States of America
1935Dale Brown / Basketball Player / United States of America
1954Ken Wahl / Actor / United States of America
1946Stephen Rea / Actor / Ireland
1987Nick Foligno / Ice Hockey Player / Canada
1959Mats Näslund / Ice Hockey Player / Sweden
1856Charles Leroux / Balloonist / United States of America
1925Robert B. Rheault / Colonel / United States of America
1895B. H. Liddell Hart / Soldier / United Kingdom
1965Rob Rackstraw / Actor / United Kingdom
1620John Evelyn / Author / United Kingdom
1966Mike O'Malley / Actor / United States of America
1972Matt Dawson / Rugby Player / United Kingdom
1760Katsushika Hokusai / Artist / Japan
1879Karel Hašler / Actor / Czech Republic
1973Christopher Bevins / Actor / United States of America
1972Shaun Bartlett / Footballer / South Africa
1941Sally Kirkland / Actress / United States of America
1729Alonso Núñez de Haro y Peralta / Bishop / Spain
1971Phil Tataurangi / Golfer / New Zealand
1989Josh Hodgson / Rugby Player / United Kingdom

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