Historical Events In March - 30
Saturday, 20 April 2019
0239 -BC- first recorded perihelion passage of Halley's Comet on March - 30.
0804 On this day in history liudger becomes first bishop of Münster
0804 Liudger becomes 1st bishop of Munster on March - 30.
0988 Arnulf II, count of Flanders (965-988), dies on this day in history.
0988 Boudouin IV with the Beard becomes earl of Flanders on March - 30.
1202 On March - 30 joachim Van Fiore, Italian religious founder (Joachimism), dies
1222 Nichiren, Japan, Buddhist priest/saint on March - 30.
1282 On March - 30 furious inhabitants of Palermo attack French occupation force
1296 Edward I sacks Berwick-upon-Tweed, during armed conflict between Scotland and England on this day in history.
1422 On March - 30 ketsugan, Zen teacher, performs exorcisms to free aizoji temple
1456 Prince Louis of Bourbon elected bishop of Liege on this day in history.
1474 On this day in history duke Sigismund van Tirol ends contacts with Switzerland
1486 Thomas Bourchier, Archbishop of Canterbury on this day in history.
1492 King Ferdinand and Queen Isabella sign decree expelling Jews from Spain on this day in history.
1492 On March - 30 king Ferdinand & Queen Isabella sign decree expelling Jews from Spain
1533 Henry VIII divorces his first wife, Catherine of Aragon on this day in history.
1533 Thomas Cranmer becomes archbishop of Canterbury on March - 30.
1533 On March - 30 henry VIII divorces his 1st wife, Catherine of Aragon
1547 On March - 30 francois I of Valois-Angouleme, King of France (1515-47), dies at 52
1603 On March - 30 battle at Mellifont English army under Lord Mountjoy beats Irish
1603 On this day in history battle at Mellifont: English army under Lord Mountjoy beats Irish
1644 On this day in history paul de Chomedey de Maisonneuve 1612-1676 defeats a large band of marauding Iroquois on the site of the Place d'Armes; aided by force of 30 settlers; they had massacred several habitant families.
1672 On March - 30 peter I "the Great" Romanov, great tsar of Russia (1682-1725)
1674 Jethro Tull, agricultural writer (Basildon), baptised on March - 30.
1681 On March - 30 pieter Snyers, Flemish painter/engraver
1687 Johann Balthasar Freisslich, composer on this day in history.
1697 On this day in history john-Baptist Xavery, Flemish sculptor
1719 On this day in history john Hawkins, England, wrote 1st history of music
1727 Tommaso MFS Traetta, Ital's opera composer/band leader (Farnace) on this day in history.
1746 On March - 30 the birth of Francisco de Goya, Spanish artist
1746 On this day in history francisco Jose de Goya, Fuendetodos Spain, painter/etcher (Naked Maja)
1750 On this day in history john Stafford Smith, composer
1764 Pietro Antonio Locatelli, Italian violinist/composer, dies at 68 on this day in history.
1772 On this day in history johann Wilhelm Wilms, composer