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 This day in History - May 30
439 Historic Events for May 30
1593

Christopher Marlowe, Brit dramatist (Tamburlaine the Great), murdered

Death
1623

Wallerand Vaillant, painter/engraver, baptized

Birth
1631

France/Maximilian van Bavarian signs Accord of Fontainebleau

Event
1635

Emperor Ferdinand II and Saksen sign Peace of Prague

Event
1640

Andr‚ Duchesne, French historian/genealogy, dies

Death
1640

Peter Paul Rubens, Flemish painter, dies at 62

Death
1646

Spain and Netherlands signs temporary cease fire

Event
1672

Peter I, (the Great), tsar of Russia (1682-1725) [NS=June 9]

Birth
1718

Bernard Nieuwentyt, physician/theologist, dies at 63

Death
1718

Arnold J van Keppel, earl of Albemarle/general, dies at about 48

Death
1744

Alexander Pope, English poet (Eloisa to Abelard), dies at 56

Death
1746

Giovanni Antonio Pollarolo, composer, dies at 69

Death
1757

Henry Addington, Viscount Sidmouth (C), British PM (1801-04)

Birth
1778

Voltaire, [Fran‡ois-Marie Arouet], French writer (Candide), dies at 42

Death
1783

Benjamin Tower of Phila publishes 1st daily newspaper in US

Event
1791

Ildephons Haas, composer, dies at 56

Death
1793

Georges Couthon chosen member of French Committee the Salut Public

Event
1797

Johann Christian Lobe, composer

Birth
1797

Carl Ludwig Junker, composer, dies at 48

Death
1800

Karl W Feuerbach, German mathematician (Position of Feuerbach)

Birth
1808

Joaquim Casimiro Jr, composer

Birth
1808

Napoleon annexes Tuscany and gave it seats in French Senate

Event
1809

Johan B Scheffer, portrait painter, dies at about 43

Death
1812

John Alexander McClernand, Major General (Union volunteers)

Birth
1814

1st Treaty of Paris, after Napoleon's 1st abdication

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