Historical Events In August - 30
Wednesday, 24 February 2021
0257 On August - 30 st Sixtus II begins his reign as Catholic Pope
0524 On this day in history chlodomer, King of the France to Orleans, dies at about 29
0580 On August - 30 mohammed, Arabic prophet/founder (Islam)
1125 On this day in history duke Lotharius of Supplinburg elected king of Germany
1146 European leaders outlaw crossbow intending to ending war for all time on this day in history.
1181 On this day in history alexander III, [Orlando Bandinelli], Italian Pope (1159-81), dies
1334 On August - 30 pedro, the Cruel, King of Castilia & Leon
1363 On this day in history beginning date of the Battle of Lake Poyang; the forces of two Chinese rebel leaders— Chen Youliang and Zhu Yuanzhang—are pitted against each other in what was one of the largest naval battles in history, during the last decade of the ailing, Mongol-led Yuan Dynasty.
1464 On this day in history pietro Barbo elected to succeed Pope Pius II (Paul II)
1481 On August - 30 2 Latvian monarchs executed for conspiracy to Polish king Kazimierz IV
1482 Louis van Bourbon, prince-Bishop of Luik (Cluppelslagers), dies on this day in history.
1483 Louis XI, King of France (1461-83), dies at 60 on this day in history.
1529 Juan del Encina, composer, dies at 61 on August - 30.
1563 On August - 30 jewish community of Neutitschlin Moravia expelled
1574 Guru Ram Das became the Fourth Sikh Guru/Master on this day in history.
1580 Emanuel Philibert, Duke of Savoy/governor of Netherlands, dies on this day in history.
1590 On this day in history tokugawa Ieyasu enters Edo Castle. (Traditional Japanese date: August 1, 1590)
1609 Artus I Quellinus "the Old", Flemish sculptor, baptised on August - 30.
1645 Dutch & Indians sign peace treaty on August - 30.
1645 On August - 30 dutch & Indians sign peace treaty (New Amsterdam (NY))
1666 On this day in history benedictus Carpzovius, [Benedikt Carpzov], German lawyer, dies
1673 On August - 30 leopold I, Spain, Netherlands & Lutherans form anti-French covenant
1682 On this day in history william Penn sails from England to America, where he would establish the Pennsylvania Colony.
1682 On August - 30 william Penn left England to sail to New World
1687 Francesco Maria Vallara, composer on this day in history.
1693 On August - 30 jacobus Nozeman, Dutch composer/organist
1721 On August - 30 russian/Swedish Peace of Nystad, ends North Sea War
1745 On August - 30 jean-Baptiste Maurice Quinault, composer, dies at 57
1748 On August - 30 jacques-Louis David, France, Neoclassical painter (Death of Marat)
1751 Georg Friedrich Handel completes oratorio "Jephtha" on this day in history.
1757 Battle at Gross Jagerndorf: Russian army beats Prussia [OS=Aug 19] on August - 30.
1767 Christian Frederich Gottlieb Schwencke, composer on this day in history.
1769 On August - 30 bonifacio Asioli, composer/music writer
1772 On August - 30 henri D Count de Larochejacquelin, French royalist leader