On This Day

What Happened in 1430

Historical Events

  • Jan 1 Jews of Sicily are no longer required to attend conversionist services
  • Jan 10 Catholic Order of the Golden Fleece founded in Bruges in celebration of the prosperous and wealthy domains of Philip the Good, Duke of Burgundy

World Leaders in 1430

Famous Weddings

  • Jan 7 Duke Philip the Good (33) formally celebrate marriage Isabella of Portugal (32) in Sluys, Burgundy

Famous People Who Died in 1430

  • Aug 4 Philip I, Duke of Brabant (1427-30), dies at 26
  • Aug 18 Thomas de Ros, 8th Baron de Ros, English soldier and politician, drowned at 23
  • Oct 27 Vytautas the Great, Grand Duke of Lithuania (b. 1350)