Historical Events For May - 30
Sunday, 28 May 2017
1631 France/Maximilian van Bavarian signs Accord of Fontainebleau on this day in history.
1635 On this day in history emperor Ferdinand II & Saksen sign Peace of Prague
1640 On this day in history andre Duchesne, French historian/genealogy, dies
1642 On this day in history from this date all honours granted by Charles I are retrospectively annulled by Parliament
1646 On May - 30 spain & Netherlands signs temporary cease fire
1672 The birth of Peter the Great, Tsar of Russia on May - 30.
1672 Peter I, (the Great), tsar of Russia (1682-1725) [NS=June 9] on May - 30.
1718 On May - 30 arnold J van Keppel, earl of Albemarle/general, dies at about 48
1744 Alexander Pope, English poet (Eloisa to Abelard), dies at 56 on this day in history.
1746 Giovanni Antonio Pollarolo, composer, dies at 69 on this day in history.
1757 On this day in history henry Addington, Viscount Sidmouth (C), British PM (1801-04)
1778 On May - 30 voltaire, [Francois-Marie Arouet], French writer (Candide), dies at 42
1783 Benjamin Tower of Philadelphia publishes first daily newspaper in US on this day in history.
1783 On May - 30 benjamin Tower of Phila publishes 1st daily newspaper in US
1791 On May - 30 ildephons Haas, composer, dies at 56
1793 On this day in history georges Couthon chosen member of French Committee the Salut Public
1797 Johann Christian Lobe, composer on May - 30.
1797 Carl Ludwig Junker, composer, dies at 48 on May - 30.
1800 On May - 30 karl W Feuerbach, German mathematician (Position of Feuerbach)
1806 On May - 30 andrew Jackson kills Charles Dickinson in a duel after Dickinson had accused Jackson's wife of bigamy.
1808 On this day in history napoleon annexes Tuscany & gave it seats in French Senate
1808 On this day in history joaquim Casimiro Jr, composer
1809 On May - 30 johan B Scheffer, portrait painter, dies at about 43
1812 On May - 30 john Alexander McClernand, Major General (Union volunteers)
1814 The first Treaty of Paris, after Napoleon's first abdication on this day in history.
1814 Napoleonic Wars: War of the Sixth Coalition on this day in history.
1821 James Boyd patents Rubber Fire Hose on this day in history.
1822 House slave betrays Denmark Vesey conspiracy (37 blacks hanged) on May - 30.
1829 Levin Goldschmidt, German business law expert on May - 30.
1830 On this day in history edward Winslow Hinks, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers)
1832 On May - 30 evariste Galois give his theory on free assembly (dies in duel May 31)
1832 On this day in history george Doherty Johnston, Brig General (Confederate Army)
1833 Josef Slavik, composer, dies at 27 on this day in history.
1835 On this day in history alfred Austin, Leeds England, poet laureate of England (Garden)