On This Day

What Happened in November 1530

Historical Events

  • Nov 5 St Felix Flood ravages Dutch coast and destroys the city of Reimerswaal in the Netherlands

Historic Event

Nov 19 The Recess document resulting from the Diet of Augsburg signed by Charles V and catholic princes

Famous Birthdays

  • Nov 1 Étienne de La Boétie, French judge and writer, born in Sarlat-la-Canéda, Périgord, France (d. 1563)

Famous Deaths

  • Nov 29 Thomas Wolsey, Cardinal, adviser and Lord Chancellor, (1515-29) to England's King Henry VIII, dies just before facing treason trial at about 55