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 This day in History - October 30
392 Historic Events for October 30
701

John VI of Greece begins his reign as Catholic Pope

Event
942

Alberic nominates Pope Marinus II (Martinus III)

Event
1077

German king Henry IV gives away bisdom Utrecht county Staveren

Event
1270

8th and last crusade is launched

Event
1389

French king Charles VI visits pope Clemens VII

Event
1391

Eduard, [Dom Duarte], King of Portugal (1433-38)/author

Birth
1459

Gianfrancesco Poggio Bracciolini, chancellor of Florence, dies

Death
1468

Charles the Stout occupies and plunders Luik

Event
1485

King Henry VII Tudor crowned "Yeomen of the Guard"

Event
1489

Peace of Tours, between emperor Maximilian I and Flemings

Event
1493

Christopher Columbus discovers island of Dominica

Event
1503

Queen Isabella of Spain bans violence against indians

Event
1534

English Parliament passes Act of Supremacy, making King Henry VIII head of the English church - a role formerly held by the Pope

Event
1576

Enrico C Davila, Padua Italy, writer (Storia delguerre civili Francia)

Birth
1583

Pirro Ligorio, Italian architect/painter/archaeologist, dies at 83

Death
1611

Karl IX, King of Sweden (1604-11), dies

Death
1611

Gustaaf II Adolf (17) becomes king of Sweden

Event
1612

Paul Wirtz, [Wrtz], German/Neth army commander

Birth
1620

Michael de Ronghe, composer

Birth
1626

Willebord van Roijen, dutch mathematician, dies at 35

Death
1626

Willebrord Snellius, astronomer/mathematician, dies at about 46

Death
1629

King Charles I gives Bahamas to Sir Robert Heath

Event
1632

Richard Brinsley Sheridan, playwright (School for Scandal) (or 1751)

Birth
1632

Henri de Montmorency, French duke/plotter, beheaded

Death
1661

Alexander Adriaenssen, Flemish painter, dies at 74

Death