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Today in History (31 January 2008)

Discussion in 'General Discussions and Lounge' started by istanbul, Jan 31, 2008.

  1. istanbul

    istanbul New Member Webmaster

    In Events:
    [FONT=verdana,arial][FONT=verdana,arial]January 31st 0314[/FONT] [FONT=verdana,arial]St Silvester I begins his reign as Catholic Pope [/FONT]
    [FONT=verdana,arial]January 31st 0876[/FONT] [FONT=verdana,arial]Charles becomes king of Italy [/FONT]
    [FONT=verdana,arial]January 31st 1504[/FONT] [FONT=verdana,arial]By treaty of Lyons, French cede Naples to Ferdinand of Aragon [/FONT]
    [FONT=verdana,arial]January 31st 1531[/FONT] [FONT=verdana,arial]Kings Ferdinand of Austria/J�nos Z�polyai of Hungary accept each other [/FONT]
    [FONT=verdana,arial]January 31st 1560[/FONT] [FONT=verdana,arial]Spanish king Philip II marries Elisabeth van Valois [/FONT][FONT=verdana,arial]January 31st 1578[/FONT] [FONT=verdana,arial]Battle of Gembloers [/FONT]
    [FONT=verdana,arial]January 31st 1596[/FONT] [FONT=verdana,arial]Catholic League disjoins [/FONT]
    [FONT=verdana,arial]January 31st 1609[/FONT] [FONT=verdana,arial]Wisselbank of Amsterdam established [/FONT]
    [FONT=verdana,arial]January 31st 1627[/FONT] [FONT=verdana,arial]Spanish government goes bankrupt [/FONT]
    [FONT=verdana,arial]January 31st 1675[/FONT] [FONT=verdana,arial]Cornelia/Dina Olfaarts found not guilty of witchcraft [/FONT]

    In Births:
    [FONT=verdana,arial]January 31st 1517[/FONT] [FONT=verdana,arial]Gioseffo Zarlino, composer [/FONT]
    [FONT=verdana,arial]January 31st 1573[/FONT] [FONT=verdana,arial]Ambrosius Metzger, composer [/FONT]
    [FONT=verdana,arial]January 31st 1573[/FONT] [FONT=verdana,arial]Giulio Cesare Monteverdi, composer [/FONT]
    [FONT=verdana,arial]January 31st 1601[/FONT] [FONT=verdana,arial]Pieter de Bloot, Dutch landscape painter [/FONT]
    [FONT=verdana,arial]January 31st 1607[/FONT] [FONT=verdana,arial]James Stanley, 7th Earl of Derby [/FONT]

    In Deaths:
    [FONT=verdana,arial]January 31st 1561[/FONT] [FONT=verdana,arial]Menno Simonsz, Dutch priest/vicar (Foundation Book), dies [/FONT]
    [FONT=verdana,arial]January 31st 1580[/FONT] [FONT=verdana,arial]Hendrik, Portuguese cardinal/epilepticus/regent (1578-80), dies [/FONT]
    [FONT=verdana,arial]January 31st 1606[/FONT] [FONT=verdana,arial]Guy Fawkes, convicted in the "Gunpowder Plot", executed at 35 [/FONT]
    [FONT=verdana,arial]January 31st 1788[/FONT] [FONT=verdana,arial][Bonnie Prince] Charles E Stuart, English pretender, dies at 67 [/FONT]
    [FONT=verdana,arial]January 31st 1788[/FONT] [FONT=verdana,arial]Francesco Zannetti, composer, dies at 50

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  2. deluxdon

    deluxdon New Member Webmaster

    Wow :good:

    BTW from where you collect this information ?


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