Historical Events In August - 30
Wednesday, 20 October 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 Mohammed, Arabic prophet/founder (Islam) on this day in history.
1125 Duke Lotharius of Supplinburg elected king of Germany on August - 30.
1146 On August - 30 european leaders outlaw crossbow intending to ending war for all time
1181 Alexander III, [Orlando Bandinelli], Italian Pope (1159-81), dies on this day in history.
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 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 this day in history.
1481 On this day in history 2 Latvian monarchs executed for conspiracy to Polish king Kazimierz IV
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 Juan del Encina, composer, dies at 61 on August - 30.
1563 Jewish community of Neutitschlin Moravia expelled on this day in history.
1574 Guru Ram Das became the Fourth Sikh Guru/Master on this day in history.
1580 Emanuel Philibert, Duke of Savoy/governor of Netherlands, dies on this day in history.
1590 On August - 30 tokugawa Ieyasu enters Edo Castle. (Traditional Japanese date: August 1, 1590)
1609 Artus I Quellinus "the Old", Flemish sculptor, baptised on August - 30.
1645 On this day in history 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 On this day in history leopold I, Spain, Netherlands & Lutherans form anti-French covenant
1682 On this day in history william Penn sails from England to America, where he would establish the Pennsylvania Colony.
1682 On this day in history william Penn left England to sail to New World
1687 Francesco Maria Vallara, composer on this day in history.
1693 On this day in history jacobus Nozeman, Dutch composer/organist
1721 On August - 30 russian/Swedish Peace of Nystad, ends North Sea War
1745 On this day in history jean-Baptiste Maurice Quinault, composer, dies at 57
1748 Jacques-Louis David, France, Neoclassical painter (Death of Marat) on August - 30.
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 Christian Frederich Gottlieb Schwencke, composer on this day in history.
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.