On This Day

What Happened on August 31, 1741

Day of the Week: Thursday

Famous Birthdays

  • Husein Gradaščević, Bosniak general, born in Gradačac, Bosnia and Herzegovina (d. 1834)
  • Johann Paul Aegidius Martini, composer, born in Freystadt, Germany (d. 1816)

Famous Deaths

  • Johann Gottlieb Heineccius, German jurist, dies at 59