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 This day in History - May 30
439 Historic Events for May 30
727

Hubertus, bishop of Tongeren-Maastricht/saint, dies at about 72

Death
1035

Boudouin V van Rijsel becomes earl of Flanders

Event
1035

Boudouin IV, count of Flanders (988-1035), dies

Death
1087

German emperor Henry IV crowns his son Koenraad

Event
1100

Burchard becomes bishop of Utrecht

Event
1220

Alexander Nevski, [Aleksandr], Russian great ruler (1252-63)

Birth
1252

Ferdinand III the holy, King of Castili‰/Le¢n, dies

Death
1381

English boer uprising begins in Essex

Event
1416

Jerome of Prague burned as a heretic by Church

Event
1416

Jerome of Prague, burned as a heretic by Church

Death
1431

Joan of Arc, burned as a witch by English at Rouen at 19

Death
1434

Prokopius, [Bohemia?], leader of taboriets, dies in battle

Death
1434

Battle at Lipany

Event
1498

Columbus departs with 6 ships for 3rd trip to America

Event
1522

French troops driven out of Genoa

Event
1524

SelŒm II Sari, the blonde, sultan of Turkey (1566-74)

Birth
1527

U of Marburg (Germany) founded

Event
1536

English king Henry VIII marries Jane Seymour

Event
1539

Spanish explorer Fernando de Soto discovers Florida

Event
1574

Henry III follows brother Charles IX as king of France

Event
1574

Charles IX, King of France (1560-74), dies

Death
1574

Sea battle at Lillo Belgium (Adolf Van Haemstede vs Louis de Boisot)

Event
1578

Valentin Dretzel, composer

Birth
1584

Earl Adolf van Nieuwenaar/Meurs becomes viceroy of Gelderland

Event
1588

Spanish Aramada under Medina-Sidonia departs Lisbon to invade England

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