931 in history

Born in 931

May 29 Jimeno Garcés of Pamplona the brother of King Sancho I of Pamplona and son of García Jiménez by his second wife, Dadildis of Pallars. He reigned from 925 until his death. While sometimes said to have been regent for his nephew, García, at least one contemporary document in which both appear names him and not his nephew as king. Only in the last year of his reign does García also appear with the royal title. In 927, he took an army south to support his Banu Qasi kinsman, causing, Abd-ar-Rahman III, Emir of Córdoba, nephew of Jimeno's wife, to retreat without offering battle
Sep 26 Al-Mu'izz li-Din Allah the fourth Fatimid Caliph and 14th Ismaili imam, and reigned from 953 to 975. It was during his caliphate that the center of power of the Fatimid dynasty was moved from Ifriqiya to the newly conquered Egypt. Fatimids founded the city of al-Qāhiratu "the Victorious" in 969 as the new capital of the Fāṭimid caliphate in Egypt

Died in 931

Mar 15 Pope Stephen VII Pope from February 929 to his death in 931. A candidate of the infamous Marozia, his pontificate occurred during the period known as the Saeculum obscurum
Mar 26 Béatrice of Vermandois a Carolingian aristocrat, the wife of Robert I, King of France, and mother of Hugh the Great.
Jul 19 Emperor Uda the 59th emperor of Japan, according to the traditional order of succession.