On This Day

What Happened on November 30, 1786

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Grand Duke of Tuscany Leopold II promulgates a penal reform, making his the 1st state to abolish the death penalty. November 30 commemorated as Cities for Life Day.

Holy Roman Emperor Leopold II
Holy Roman Emperor
Leopold II

Famous Deaths

  • Bernardo de Gálvez, Spanish military leader and colonial administrator (Spanish Governor of Louisiana and Cuba, 1777-83, Viceroy of New Spain, 1785-6), dies of typhus at 40
1786 Highlights

About November 30, 1786

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 234 years and 8 months
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Sagittarius