Historical Events In August - 30
Wednesday, 30 September 2020
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 August - 30.
0580 Mohammed, Arabic prophet/founder (Islam) on this day in history.
1125 On this day in history 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 Alexander III, [Orlando Bandinelli], Italian Pope (1159-81), dies on August - 30.
1334 Pedro, the Cruel, King of Castilia & Leon on this day in history.
1363 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 on August - 30.
1464 Pietro Barbo elected to succeed Pope Pius II (Paul II) on this day in history.
1481 2 Latvian monarchs executed for conspiracy to Polish king Kazimierz IV on August - 30.
1482 On August - 30 louis van Bourbon, prince-Bishop of Luik (Cluppelslagers), dies
1483 Louis XI, King of France (1461-83), dies at 60 on August - 30.
1529 Juan del Encina, composer, dies at 61 on this day in history.
1563 On August - 30 jewish community of Neutitschlin Moravia expelled
1574 On August - 30 guru Ram Das became the Fourth Sikh Guru/Master.
1580 On this day in history emanuel Philibert, Duke of Savoy/governor of Netherlands, dies
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 Dutch & Indians sign peace treaty (New Amsterdam (NY)) on August - 30.
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 this day in history.
1682 William Penn left England to sail to New World on this day in history.
1687 Francesco Maria Vallara, composer on this day in history.
1693 On August - 30 jacobus Nozeman, Dutch composer/organist
1721 Russian/Swedish Peace of Nystad, ends North Sea War on August - 30.
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 August - 30 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 August - 30.
1769 Bonifacio Asioli, composer/music writer on August - 30.
1772 Henri D Count de Larochejacquelin, French royalist leader on August - 30.