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 This day in History - March 30
372 Historic Events for March 30
804

Liudger becomes 1st bishop of Munster

Event
988

Boudouin IV with the Beard becomes earl of Flanders

Event
988

Arnulf II, count of Flanders (965-988), dies

Death
1135

Maimonides, [Moses Ben Maimon], C•rodoba Spain, philosopher/physician

Birth
1202

Joachim Van Fiore, Italian religious founder (Joachimism), dies

Death
1222

Nichiren, Japan, Buddhist priest/saint

Birth
1282

Furious inhabitants of Palermo attack French occupation force

Event
1422

Ketsugan, Zen teacher, performs exorcisms to free aizoji temple

Event
1432

Mehmed II [Fƒtih], Sultan of Turkey (1451-81)

Birth
1456

Prince Louis of Bourbon elected bishop of Liege

Event
1474

Duke Sigismund van Tirol ends contacts with Switzerland

Event
1492

King Ferdinand and Queen Isabella sign decree expelling Jews from Spain

Event
1533

Thomas Cranmer becomes archbishop of Canterbury

Event
1533

Henry VIII divorces his 1st wife, Catherine of Aragon

Event
1547

Fran‡ois I of Valois-Angoulˆme, King of France (1515-47), dies at 52

Death
1603

Battle at Mellifont: English army under Lord Mountjoy beats Irish

Event
1672

Peter I "the Great" Romanov, great tsar of Russia (1682-1725)

Birth
1674

Jethro Tull, agricultural writer (Basildon), baptised

Birth
1681

Pieter Snyers, Flemish painter/engraver

Birth
1687

Johann Balthasar Freisslich, composer

Birth
1697

John-Baptist Xavery, Flemish sculptor

Birth
1707

S‚bastien le Prestre Vauban, French fortress architect, dies at 73

Death
1719

John Hawkins, England, wrote 1st history of music

Birth
1727

Tommaso MFS Traetta, Ital's opera composer/band leader (Farnace)

Birth
1746

Francisco Jose de Goya, Fuendetodos Spain, painter/etcher (Naked Maja)

Birth