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 This day in History - June 30
444 Historic Events for June 30
1666

Alexander Brome, British poet

Death
1669

Mauritius Vogt, composer

Birth
1685

John Gay, author (Baggars' Opera)

Birth
1685

Dominikus Zimmermann, German architect/painter (Liebfrauenkirche)

Birth
1685

Archibald Campbell, Scottish politician, beheaded at about 55

Death
1688

Whig-Lords questions prince Willem III van Orange on Protestantism

Event
1690

Battle at Beachy Head: French under Tourville beat Neth/English fleet

Event
1700

Gelderland goes on Gregorian calendar (tomorrow is 12/7/1700)

Event
1722

Hungarian Parliament condemns emperor Karel VI's Pragmatic Sanctions

Event
1722

Jiri Antonin Benda, composer

Birth
1723

Christian Ernst Graf, composer

Birth
1734

Russian army occupies Danzig

Event
1741

Pope Benedict XIV encyclical forbidding traffic in alms

Event
1743

Niels Schiorring, composer

Birth
1748

Jacques D "comte" Cassini, French astronomer

Birth
1755

Philippines close all non-catholic Chinese restaurants

Event
1768

Elizabeth Kortright Monroe, 1st lady (1817-25)

Birth
1789

E J Horace Vernet, French painter

Birth
1791

F‚lix Savart, French surgeon/physicist (law of Biot and Savart)

Birth
1792

Francesco Antonio Rosetti, composer, dies

Death
1794

Battle of Fort Recovery, Ohio

Event
1807

Friedrich T Vischer, German philosopher/writer (Auch einer)

Birth
1810

Stanko Vraz, [Jakob Frass], Slovenian/Croatian poet (illyrism)

Birth
1815

US naval hero Stephen Decatur ends attacks by Algerian pirates

Event
1817

Abraham Gottlob Werner, German geologist

Death