Historical Events In August - 30
Tuesday, 21 May 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 Mohammed, Arabic prophet/founder (Islam) on August - 30.
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 this day in history.
1181 On this day in history alexander III, [Orlando Bandinelli], Italian Pope (1159-81), dies
1334 Pedro, the Cruel, King of Castilia & Leon on August - 30.
1363 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 on this day in history.
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 August - 30 louis van Bourbon, prince-Bishop of Luik (Cluppelslagers), dies
1483 On August - 30 louis XI, King of France (1461-83), dies at 60
1529 Juan del Encina, composer, dies at 61 on August - 30.
1563 On this day in history jewish community of Neutitschlin Moravia expelled
1574 On this day in history guru Ram Das became the Fourth Sikh Guru/Master.
1580 On August - 30 emanuel Philibert, Duke of Savoy/governor of Netherlands, dies
1590 Tokugawa Ieyasu enters Edo Castle. (Traditional Japanese date: August 1, 1590) on August - 30.
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 this day in history 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 this day in history.
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 this day in history 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 August - 30.
1767 Christian Frederich Gottlieb Schwencke, composer on this day in history.
1769 On August - 30 bonifacio Asioli, composer/music writer
1772 Henri D Count de Larochejacquelin, French royalist leader on August - 30.