Historical Events In August - 30
Monday, 11 December 2023
0257 St Sixtus II begins his reign as Catholic Pope on August - 30.
0524 On August - 30 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 this day in history.
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 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 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 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 On this day in history juan del Encina, composer, dies at 61
1563 On August - 30 jewish community of Neutitschlin Moravia expelled
1574 On this day in history 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 Tokugawa Ieyasu enters Edo Castle. (Traditional Japanese date: August 1, 1590) on this day in history.
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 this day in history 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 William Penn sails from England to America, where he would establish the Pennsylvania Colony on this day in history.
1682 On this day in history william Penn left England to sail to New World
1687 Francesco Maria Vallara, composer on August - 30.
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 August - 30 jacques-Louis David, France, Neoclassical painter (Death of Marat)
1751 Georg Friedrich Handel completes oratorio "Jephtha" on August - 30.
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 On this day in history bonifacio Asioli, composer/music writer
1772 Henri D Count de Larochejacquelin, French royalist leader on August - 30.