Historical Events In August - 30
Monday, 17 May 2021
0257 St Sixtus II begins his reign as Catholic Pope on this day in history.
0524 On August - 30 chlodomer, King of the France to Orleans, dies at about 29
0580 On this day in history mohammed, Arabic prophet/founder (Islam)
1125 On this day in history duke Lotharius of Supplinburg elected king of Germany
1146 On this day in history european leaders outlaw crossbow intending to ending war for all time
1181 On August - 30 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 this day in history 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 On August - 30 louis XI, King of France (1461-83), dies at 60
1529 Juan del Encina, composer, dies at 61 on this day in history.
1563 On August - 30 jewish community of Neutitschlin Moravia expelled
1574 On this day in history guru Ram Das became the Fourth Sikh Guru/Master.
1580 Emanuel Philibert, Duke of Savoy/governor of Netherlands, dies on August - 30.
1590 Tokugawa Ieyasu enters Edo Castle. (Traditional Japanese date: August 1, 1590) on this day in history.
1609 Artus I Quellinus "the Old", Flemish sculptor, baptised on this day in history.
1645 On August - 30 dutch & Indians sign peace treaty
1645 On this day in history dutch & Indians sign peace treaty (New Amsterdam (NY))
1666 Benedictus Carpzovius, [Benedikt Carpzov], German lawyer, dies on this day in history.
1673 Leopold I, Spain, Netherlands & Lutherans form anti-French covenant on this day in history.
1682 William Penn sails from England to America, where he would establish the Pennsylvania Colony on this day in history.
1682 On this day in history william Penn left England to sail to New World
1687 On August - 30 francesco Maria Vallara, composer
1693 Jacobus Nozeman, Dutch composer/organist on August - 30.
1721 Russian/Swedish Peace of Nystad, ends North Sea War on August - 30.
1745 Jean-Baptiste Maurice Quinault, composer, dies at 57 on this day in history.
1748 Jacques-Louis David, France, Neoclassical painter (Death of Marat) on this day in history.
1751 On August - 30 georg Friedrich Handel completes oratorio "Jephtha"
1757 Battle at Gross Jagerndorf: Russian army beats Prussia [OS=Aug 19] on this day in history.
1767 Christian Frederich Gottlieb Schwencke, composer on August - 30.
1769 On this day in history bonifacio Asioli, composer/music writer
1772 Henri D Count de Larochejacquelin, French royalist leader on this day in history.