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 This day in History - September 30
407 Historic Events for September 30
739

P'u-chi Ho-shang Tao-chao, Northern Ch'an Line Zen teacher, dies

Death
1199

Rambam (Maimonides) authorizes Samuel Ibn Tibbon to translate Guide of Perplexed from Arabic into Hebrew

Event
1351

Muso Soseki, Zen teacher/Rinzai line/head of Nanzenji, dies in Japan

Death
1399

King Richard II of England abdicates throne

Event
1452

1st book published, Johann Guttenberg's Bible

Event
1520

Suleiman I succeeds his father SelŒm I as sultan of Turkey

Event
1544

King Henry VIII draws his armies out of France

Event
1555

Oxford Bishop Nicholas Ridley sentenced to death as a heretic

Event
1572

Francisco Borgia, theologist/saint, dies at 61

Death
1612

Ercole Bottrigari, composer, dies at 81

Death
1619

Remonstrant Society forms in Antwerp

Event
1622

Johann Sebastiani, composer

Birth
1626

Battle between king Bethlen G bor and earl Mansfeld-Wallenstein ends

Event
1627

Robinson Crusoe, fictional character according to Daniel Defoe

Birth
1630

John Billington, murderer, 1st American execution, hanged

Death
1649

Last Swedish troops vacate Prague

Event
1659

Peter Stuyvesant of New Netherlands forbids tennis playing during religious services (1st mention of tennis in US)

Event
1659

Robinson Crusoe is shipwrecked (according to Defoe)

Event
1681

Netherlands and Sweden sign treaty

Event
1685

Gunther Jacob Wenceslaus, composer

Birth
1712

Johann Michael Zacher, composer, dies at 61

Death
1715

Etienne B de Condillac, French philosopher (sensualism/Cours d'‚tudes)

Birth
1716

Heinrich Georg Neuss, composer, dies at 62

Death
1730

Duke Victor Amadeus XI of Savoye resigns

Event
1743

Jeronymo Francisco de Lima, composer

Birth