Historical Events In August - 30
Friday, 15 November 2019
0257 St Sixtus II begins his reign as Catholic Pope on this day in history.
0524 Chlodomer, King of the France to Orleans, dies at about 29 on this day in history.
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 European leaders outlaw crossbow intending to ending war for all time on this day in history.
1181 On August - 30 alexander III, [Orlando Bandinelli], Italian Pope (1159-81), dies
1334 Pedro, the Cruel, King of Castilia & Leon on this day in history.
1363 On this day in history beginning date of the Battle of Lake Poyang; the forces of two Chinese rebel leadersâ€” Chen Youliang and Zhu Yuanzhangâ€”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 2 Latvian monarchs executed for conspiracy to Polish king Kazimierz IV on August - 30.
1482 Louis van Bourbon, prince-Bishop of Luik (Cluppelslagers), dies on this day in history.
1483 On this day in history louis XI, King of France (1461-83), dies at 60
1529 Juan del Encina, composer, dies at 61 on August - 30.
1563 Jewish community of Neutitschlin Moravia expelled on August - 30.
1574 On August - 30 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 this day in history.
1645 On August - 30 dutch & Indians sign peace treaty
1645 On August - 30 dutch & Indians sign peace treaty (New Amsterdam (NY))
1666 Benedictus Carpzovius, [Benedikt Carpzov], German lawyer, dies on August - 30.
1673 Leopold I, Spain, Netherlands & Lutherans form anti-French covenant on this day in history.
1682 On August - 30 william Penn sails from England to America, where he would establish the Pennsylvania Colony.
1682 William Penn left England to sail to New World on this day in history.
1687 On August - 30 francesco Maria Vallara, composer
1693 Jacobus Nozeman, Dutch composer/organist on August - 30.
1721 On August - 30 russian/Swedish Peace of Nystad, ends North Sea War
1745 Jean-Baptiste Maurice Quinault, composer, dies at 57 on August - 30.
1748 On this day in history jacques-Louis David, France, Neoclassical painter (Death of Marat)
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 On August - 30 christian Frederich Gottlieb Schwencke, composer
1769 Bonifacio Asioli, composer/music writer on August - 30.
1772 On August - 30 henri D Count de Larochejacquelin, French royalist leader