Historical Events In August - 30
Wednesday, 21 April 2021
0257 On this day in history 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 this day in history mohammed, Arabic prophet/founder (Islam)
1125 Duke Lotharius of Supplinburg elected king of Germany on August - 30.
1146 European leaders outlaw crossbow intending to ending war for all time on August - 30.
1181 Alexander III, [Orlando Bandinelli], Italian Pope (1159-81), dies on this day in history.
1334 Pedro, the Cruel, King of Castilia & Leon on August - 30.
1363 On August - 30 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 Pietro Barbo elected to succeed Pope Pius II (Paul II) on August - 30.
1481 2 Latvian monarchs executed for conspiracy to Polish king Kazimierz IV on this day in history.
1482 On this day in history louis van Bourbon, prince-Bishop of Luik (Cluppelslagers), dies
1483 On this day in history louis XI, King of France (1461-83), dies at 60
1529 On August - 30 juan del Encina, composer, dies at 61
1563 Jewish community of Neutitschlin Moravia expelled on this day in history.
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 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 this day in history.
1645 On August - 30 dutch & Indians sign peace treaty (New Amsterdam (NY))
1666 Benedictus Carpzovius, [Benedikt Carpzov], German lawyer, dies on this day in history.
1673 On August - 30 leopold I, Spain, Netherlands & Lutherans form anti-French covenant
1682 William Penn sails from England to America, where he would establish the Pennsylvania Colony on this day in history.
1682 William Penn left England to sail to New World on this day in history.
1687 On this day in history francesco Maria Vallara, composer
1693 Jacobus Nozeman, Dutch composer/organist on this day in history.
1721 Russian/Swedish Peace of Nystad, ends North Sea War on August - 30.
1745 On August - 30 jean-Baptiste Maurice Quinault, composer, dies at 57
1748 Jacques-Louis David, France, Neoclassical painter (Death of Marat) on this day in history.
1751 On this day in history 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 this day in history.
1769 Bonifacio Asioli, composer/music writer on August - 30.
1772 On August - 30 henri D Count de Larochejacquelin, French royalist leader