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Know what happened on 31st May


Importance of 31st May in History

Know all Events, anniversaries, death, born that makes 31st May special in the world history.

1983
Death of Jack Dempsey, American boxer .
United States
1953
Birth of Earl of Portland, (David Bentinck) Actor
Great Britain
1930
Birth of Clint Eastwood, Actor
United States
1916
Battle of Jutland
United States
1911
The hull of RMS Titanic is launched
Great Britain
1908
Birth of Don Ameche, American actor .
United States
1907
Birth of Peter Fleming, English travel writer and journalist whose book News from Tartary is now considered a classic of its genre.
Great Britain
1902
Treaty of Vereeniging ends Second Boer War
Great Britain
1884
American physician and health-food pioneer John Harvey Kellogg applied for a patent for flaked cereal (cornflakes).
United States
1839
Death of Joseph Grimaldi, British clown
Great Britain
1809
Death of Joseph Haydn, Austrian composer
Austria
1759
Pennsylvania banned all theatre productions after judging them immoral
United States
1718
Death of John Price, executed for the murder of Elizabeth White. The irony was that he was Common Hangman for the County of Middlesex at the time of his own execution.
Great Britain
1594
Death of Jacopo Tintoretto, Italian artist.
Italy
1578
Martin Frobisher sailed from Harwich, England to Frobisher Bay, Canada on a voyage to mine the gold he thought he had found earlier. Sadly it was iron pyrites.
Great Britain
1162
Birth of Genghis Khan, Mongol conqueror of much of the known world.
0455
Death of Emperor Petronius Maximus, stoned to death by the mob when fleeing from Rome.
Italy
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