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 This day in History - April 30
417 Historic Events for April 30
1660

Peter Scriverius, Dutch lawyer/historian, dies at 84

Death
1661

Tsjeng Tsj'eng-Kung begins siege of Dutch fort Zeelandia, Formosa

Event
1671

P‚ter Zrinyi, Hungarian banished to Croatia, beheaded at 49

Death
1695

William Congreve's "Love for Love," premieres in London

Event
1708

Simon de Vries, book seller/writer (Unequal), dies

Death
1712

Philippus van Limborch, remonstrants theologist/vicar, dies at 78

Death
1717

Guillaume Gommaire Kennis, composer

Birth
1722

Game of Billiards is mentioned in New England Courant

Event
1725

Emperor Charles VI and King Philip IV of Spain sign Treaty of Vienna

Event
1743

Pedro de Peralta y Barnuevo, Peruvian playwright/poet, dies

Death
1743

Robert Jasper van de Capellen, master of Marsch/politician

Birth
1748

Ceasefire at Aken ends

Event
1748

French troops occupy Maastricht

Event
1763

London Journalist John Wilkes confined in the Tower

Event
1767

Jean Henri Appelius, lawyer/minister of Finance

Birth
1770

David Thompson, English/Canadian explorer (Columbia River)

Birth
1772

John Clais patents 1st scale

Event
1774

Pope Clement XIV proclaims a universal jubilee

Event
1777

Carl Friedrich Gauss, world's great mathematician

Birth
1784

Franz K earl von Velbruck, German free mason, dies

Death
1785

Frederick Philipse 3, land owner (Bronx, Westch and Putnam), dies at 65

Death
1789

George Washington inaugurated as 1st president of US

Event
1790

John Cockerill, English/Belgian industrialist

Birth
1790

Colonial troops occupy Bonni's marroon village

Event
1792

Johann Friedrich Schwencke, composer

Birth