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 This day in History - August 30
345 Historic Events for August 30
257

St Sixtus II begins his reign as Catholic Pope

Event
524

Chlodomer, King of the France to Orl‚ans, dies at about 29

Death
526

Theodorik the Great, King of Ostrogoten

Death
580

Mohammed, Arabic prophet/founder (Islam)

Birth
1125

Duke Lotharius of Supplinburg elected king of Germany

Event
1146

European leaders outlaw crossbow intending to ending war for all time

Event
1181

Alexander III, [Orlando Bandinelli], Italian Pope (1159-81), dies

Death
1334

Pedro, the Cruel, King of Castilia and Leon

Birth
1464

Pietro Barbo elected to succeed Pope Pius II (Paul II)

Event
1481

2 Latvian monarchs executed for conspiracy to Polish king Kazimierz IV

Event
1482

Louis van Bourbon, prince-Bishop of Luik (Cluppelslagers), dies

Death
1483

Louis XI, King of France (1461-83), dies at 60

Death
1529

Juan del Encina, composer, dies at 61

Death
1563

Jewish community of Neutitschlin Moravia expelled

Event
1580

Emanuel Philibert, Duke of Savoy/governor of Netherlands, dies

Death
1609

Artus I Quellinus "the Old", Flemish sculptor, baptised

Birth
1645

Dutch and Indians sign peace treaty (New Amsterdam (NY))

Event
1666

Benedictus Carpzovius, [Benedikt Carpzov], German lawyer, dies

Death
1673

Leopold I, Spain, Netherlands and Lutherans form anti-French covenant

Event
1682

William Penn left England to sail to New World

Event
1687

Francesco Maria Vallara, composer

Birth
1693

Jacobus Nozeman, Dutch composer/organist

Birth
1721

Russian/Swedish Peace of Nystad, ends North Sea War

Event
1745

Jean-Baptiste Maurice Quinault, composer, dies at 57

Death
1748

Jacques-Louis David, France, Neoclassical painter (Death of Marat)

Birth