August 30, daily almanac

It happened today, almanac of the day: historical and political facts, who was born and who left us

Historical events

711 – Kinich Kan Joy Cheetham, king of the Mayan city of Palenque, disappears. He’s probably a prisoner of a rival city-state.
1282 – The landing of Peter III of Aragon in Trapani as part of the Sicilian Vespers.
1464 – Pope Paul II ascends to the papacy.
1574 – Guru Ram Das becomes the fourth Sikh guru.
1672 – As part of the Dutch War, Holy Roman Emperor Leopold I of Habsburg signs an alliance treaty with the United Provinces, with the Spain of Charles II of Habsburg and with the Duke of Lorraine, Charles IV.
1706 – Pietro Micca sacrifices himself to free Turin from a French siege.
1813 – Battle of Kulm: French troops are defeated by the Austro-Russian-Prussian alliance.
1850 – Honolulu becomes a city.
1860 Surrender of the Bourbon army under the command of General Giuseppe Gio to Garibaldi’s troops at Sauveria Mannelli.
1862 – Union troops are defeated at the Second Battle of Bull Run.
Battle of Richmond – Confederates led by Edmund Kirby Smith defeat Union forces under General Horatio Wright.
1873 – Austrian explorers Julius von Payer and Karl Weyprecht discovered Franz Josef Land in the Arctic Sea.
1914 – Battle of Tannenberg.
1918 – The assassins severely wounded the Bolshevik leader Vladimir Lenin and killed Moses Uritsky, which was the reason for the adoption of the decree on the creation of the Red Terror.
1922 – Battle of Dumlupinar, last battle of the Greco-Turkish War (1919-1922) (Turkish War of Independence).
1939 – General mobilization in Poland: 23 classes are called up.
1941 – The effective beginning of the blockade of Leningrad (the official beginning is considered September 8).
1961 – Ranger 1 re-enters Earth’s atmosphere.
1963 – Cold War: The Red Line between the borders of the United States and the Soviet Union comes into effect.
1965 – Bob Dylan publishes Highway 61 Revisited.
The Beatles held a concert at the Hollywood Bowl in Los Angeles
1967 – Thurgood Marshall is confirmed as the first African-American Justice of the United States Supreme Court.
1990 – Tatarstan declares independence from the RSFSR.
1991 – Azerbaijan declares independence from the Soviet Union.
American athlete Mike Powell sets a world record in the long jump
1999 – East Timor votes for independence in a referendum.
2005 – Hurricane Katrina destroys New Orleans and then dissipates.

Parties and anniversaries


Türkiye – Victory Day

Today’s Saints August 30

Rector of Sant’Aguilo
San Bononio di Lucedio, abbot
San Fantino the Younger, monk
Holy Martyrs Felix and Adavkt.
San Fiacrio, the hermit
Saints Fortunatus, Gaius and Ante, Martyrs of Salerno.
Saint Gaudencia, virgin and martyr
Saint Margaret Ward, martyr
Holy Martyrs of the Suffetan Colony
San Pammachio, Roman senator
Saint Peter the Hermit (or Trevi)
Saint Theodosius of Oria, Bishop
Blessed Alfred Ildefonso Schuster, Bishop
Blessed Diego Ventaja Milan and Emanuele Medina Olmos, Bishops and Martyrs
Blessed Dionisio Ullivarri Barajuan, Salesian Helper, Martyr
Blessed Hero of Armenteira, Abbot
Blessed Estacio van Lieshout, Priest
Blessed Joachim Albocacer (Jose Ferrer Adele), priest and martyr.
Blessed Giovanni Giovenale Ancina, Bishop
Blessed Maria Rafols Bruna, co-founder of the Society of the Sisters of Mercy of Santa Anna.
Blessed Raymond of Santa Grazia, mercenary
Blessed Richard Premonstrant
Blessed Riccardo Li, Edoardo Shelley, Riccardo Martin and Giovanni Rosh, martyrs
Blessed Richard Lloyd, layman, martyr
Blessed Stefan Nehme, Maronite monk
Blessed Vincent Matthias Cabanes Badenas, Priest and Martyr

Born today August 30th.

Warren Buffett (1930)
Ilaria D’Amico (1973)
Jacques-Louis David (1748)
Cameron Diaz (1972)
Diodat (1981)
Anita Garibaldi (1821)
Leo Longanesi (1905)
Joe Petrosino (1860)
Mary Shelley (1797)

Died today August 30th.

Charles Bronson (2003)
West Craven (2015)
Giovanni Fattori (1908)
Joseph John Thomson (1940)

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