On This Day

1430 in History

Events in History

  • Jan 1 Jews of Sicily are no longer required to attend conversionist services

Event of interestEvent of Interest

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

Duke of Burgundy Philip the Good
Duke of Burgundy
Philip the Good
  • Jan 10 Order of the Guilder forms
  • May 5 Jews are expelled from Speyer, Germany

Event of interestEvent of Interest

May 23 Joan of Arc is captured at Compiegne and sold to the English

French Soldier and National Heroine Joan of Arc
French Soldier and National Heroine
Joan of Arc

Birthdays in History


Person of interestMargaret of Anjou

Mar 23 Margaret of Anjou, wife of King Henry VI of England, born in Pont-à-Mousson, Lorraine, France (d. 1482)

Queen Consort to King Henry VI of England Margaret of Anjou
Queen Consort to King Henry VI of England
Margaret of Anjou
  • Jun 11 Edmund Tudor, 1st Earl of Richmond and patriarch of the Tudor Dynasty, born in Much Hadham Palace, Hertfordshire, England (d. 1456)
  • Oct 16 King James II of Scotland (d. 1460)

Weddings in History


LoveWedding of Interest

Jan 10 Duke Philip the Good marries Isabella of Portugal

Duke of Burgundy Philip the Good
Duke of Burgundy
Philip the Good

Deaths in History

  • 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)