Historical Events In August - 30
Friday, 20 September 2019
0257 St Sixtus II begins his reign as Catholic Pope on this day in history.
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 On August - 30 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 Pedro, the Cruel, King of Castilia & Leon on this day in history.
1363 On August - 30 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 this day in history.
1482 Louis van Bourbon, prince-Bishop of Luik (Cluppelslagers), dies on August - 30.
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 August - 30.
1590 Tokugawa Ieyasu enters Edo Castle. (Traditional Japanese date: August 1, 1590) on this day in history.
1609 On August - 30 artus I Quellinus "the Old", Flemish sculptor, baptised
1645 Dutch & Indians sign peace treaty on August - 30.
1645 On this day in history dutch & Indians sign peace treaty (New Amsterdam (NY))
1666 On August - 30 benedictus Carpzovius, [Benedikt Carpzov], German lawyer, dies
1673 Leopold I, Spain, Netherlands & Lutherans form anti-French covenant on August - 30.
1682 William Penn sails from England to America, where he would establish the Pennsylvania Colony on August - 30.
1682 William Penn left England to sail to New World on this day in history.
1687 Francesco Maria Vallara, composer on August - 30.
1693 Jacobus Nozeman, Dutch composer/organist on this day in history.
1721 On this day in history russian/Swedish Peace of Nystad, ends North Sea War
1745 Jean-Baptiste Maurice Quinault, composer, dies at 57 on this day in history.
1748 On August - 30 jacques-Louis David, France, Neoclassical painter (Death of Marat)
1751 On this day in history georg Friedrich Handel completes oratorio "Jephtha"
1757 On August - 30 battle at Gross Jagerndorf: Russian army beats Prussia [OS=Aug 19]
1767 On this day in history christian Frederich Gottlieb Schwencke, composer
1769 Bonifacio Asioli, composer/music writer on this day in history.
1772 Henri D Count de Larochejacquelin, French royalist leader on this day in history.