On This Day

1330 in History

Events in History

  • Jul 28 Battle of Velbuzd: Serbian forces defeats Bulgarian army
  • Aug 25 Antipope Nicholas V, having obtained assurance of pardon, presents a confession of his sins to Pope John XXII, at Avignon, who absolved him
  • Nov 9 Battle of Posada, Wallachian voievode Basarab I defeats the Hungarian army in an ambush

Birthdays in History

Person of interestEdward the Black Prince

Jun 15 Edward the Black Prince [Edward of Woodstock], English prince and knight, born in Woodstock Palace, England (d. 1376)

Prince of Wales Edward the Black Prince
Prince of Wales
Edward the Black Prince
  • Jul 4 Ashikaga Yoshiakira, Japanese shogun (2nd shōgun of the Ashikaga shogunate) (d. 1367)
  • Sep 28 Nicolas Flamel, French alchemist (d. 1418)
  • Oct 25 Louis II, Count of Flanders, born in Male Castle, Flanders, France (d. 1384)

Deaths in History

  • Jan 13 Frederick I (III), the Fair, Duke of Austrian/German anti-king, dies (b. 1286)
  • Mar 19 Edmund of Woodstock, 1st Earl of Kent, English politician (b. 1301)
  • Jul 28 Michael Shishman of Bulgaria [Michael III], Tsar of Bulgaria (1323-30), dies in the Battle of Velbuzd
  • Aug 25 Sir James Douglas, Scottish soldier (b. 1286)
  • Nov 29 Roger de Mortimer, 1st Earl of March, de facto ruler of England, dies at 43