On This Day

What Happened on July 31, 1556

Famous Deaths

  • Saint Ignatius of Loyola, Spanish knight from a Basque noble family, hermit, priest, theologian and co-founder of the Society of Jesus (Jesuit) religious order, dies in Rome at about 65
1556 Highlights

About July 31, 1556

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 465 years, 9 months and 27 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Leo