1530 in History

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Events in History


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Feb 24 1st imperial coronation by a Pope, Charles V crowned by Clement V

King of Spain and Holy Roman Emperor Charles V
King of Spain and Holy Roman Emperor
Charles V

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Mar 7 King Henry VIII's divorce request is denied by the Pope. Henry then declares that he, not the Pope, is supreme head of England's church

King of England Henry VIII
King of England
Henry VIII
  • Apr 8 Holy Roman Emperor convenes Imperial Diet in German city of Augsburg to address Protestant tensions
  • Jun 20 German Parliament joins to Augsburg together
  • Jun 25 The Augsburg Confession where Germany's Protestant princes force Holy Roman emperor Charles V to hear their Confession of Faith
  • Aug 12 Florence surrenders for emperor Karel I
  • Sep 20 Luther advises protestant monarch compromise
  • Nov 5 St Felix Flood ravages Dutch coast and destroys the city of Reimerswaal in the Netherlands
  • Nov 19 The Recess document resulting from the Diet of Augsburg signed by Charles V and catholic princes

Birthdays in History

  • Feb 18 Uesugi Kenshin, Japanese samurai and warlord (d. 1578)
  • May 7 Louis I Condé, French prince/leader of hugenots
  • Jul 3 Claude Fauchet, French historian (d. 1601)

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Aug 25 Ivan IV [Ivan the Terrible], 1st tsar of Russia (1533-84), born in Kolomenskoye, Russia (d. 1584)

Russian Tsar Ivan the Terrible
Russian Tsar
Ivan the Terrible
  • Sep 30 Geronimo Mercuriali, Italian philologist and physician (d. 1606)
  • Nov 1 Étienne de La Boétie, French judge and writer (d. 1563)

Deaths in History

  • Apr 18 Francois Lambert d'avignon, French church reformer, dies at about 43
  • Apr 24 Jacopo Sannazaro, Italian poet (De partu Virginis), dies
  • Aug 3 Philibert Chalon, prince of Orange/viceroy of Naples, dies
  • Sep 29 Andrea del Sato, [d'Agnolo di Franceszo], Italian painter, dies at 44
  • Nov 29 Thomas Wolsey, Cardinal, adviser and Lord Chancellor, (1514-29) to England's King Henry VIII (approx. 60)
  • Dec 1 Margaretha of Austria, governess of the Netherlands, dies at 51
  • Dec 26 Zahir-ud-din Muhammad Babur, founder of the Mughal dynasty in the Indian Subcontinent, dies at 47