Historical Events For April - 30
Friday, 24 February 2017
0311 Emperor Galerius legal recognizes Christians in the Roman Empire on this day in history.
0313 On April - 30 roman emperor Licinius unifies the entire Eastern Roman Empire under his rule.
0313 On this day in history gaius G V Maximus, [Daia], Emperor of Rome, dies
0535 Amalaswintha, queen of Ostrogoten, murdered on this day in history.
0711 On this day in history islamic conquest of Hispania: Moorish troops led by Tariq ibn-Ziyad land at Gibraltar to begin their invasion of the Iberian Peninsula (Al-Andalus).
1006 Brightest supernova in recorded history is observed on this day in history.
1030 On this day in history mohammud van Ghazna, Turkish mayor (G'widen)/Islamic ruler, dies
1064 On this day in history german King Henry IV gives away Utrecht county of West Friesland
1131 Adjutor, Roman Catholic Saint on this day in history.
1196 Boudouin II, bishop of Utrecht (1178-96), dies on this day in history.
1214 Huguccio/Hugo van Pisa, Italian bishop, dies on this day in history.
1309 On this day in history kazimierz III de Great, King of Poland (1333-70)
1315 On this day in history enguerrand de Marigny is hanged on the public gallows at Montfaucon.
1328 ... Eckhard, German theologist/mystic, dies on April - 30.
1349 Jewish community at Radolszell Germany, exterminated on this day in history.
1396 On April - 30 crusaders & earl of Nevers depart from Dijon
1483 On April - 30 orbital calculations suggest that on this day, Pluto moved inside Neptune's orbit until July 23, 1503.
1492 Columbus is given royal commission to equip his fleet on April - 30.
1506 On April - 30 philip of Bourgondy & England sign trade agreement
1527 England & France sign treaty of Westminster on this day in history.
1544 Thomas Audley, 1st Baron Audley of Walden, Lord Chancellor of England on this day in history.
1562 1st French colonists in US: Jean Ribaut & Hugenots at Parris Is NC on April - 30.
1563 Jews are expelled from France by order of Charles VI on April - 30.
1598 On April - 30 1st theater performance in America (Spanish comedy-Rio Grande)
1602 On April - 30 william Lilly, England, astrologer/author/almanac compiler
1616 On this day in history english King Jacob I leaves Brielle/Vlissingen
1630 On this day in history ercole Porta, composer, dies at 44
1632 On April - 30 jean de Tilly, fieldmarshal, dies
1650 On April - 30 french rebel Henri de la Tour Turenne signs treaty with Spain
1651 Jean-Baptiste de la Salle, French priest/theorist/saint on this day in history.
1658 Montreal Quebec, Marguerite Bourgeoys opens Ville Marie's first school for French and Indian children, in a stone stable on April - 30.
1660 Peter Scriverius, Dutch lawyer/historian, dies at 84 on April - 30.
1661 Tsjeng Tsj'eng-Kung begins siege of Dutch fort Zeelandia, Formosa on April - 30.
1671 Petar Zrinski, the Croatian Ban from the Zrinski family, is executed on this day in history.