On This Day

1530 in History

Events in History

CrownRoyal Coronation

Feb 24 1st imperial coronation by a Pope, Charles V crowned by Clement V

Holy Roman Emperor Charles V
Holy Roman Emperor
Charles V

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Mar 7 English King Henry VIII's divorce request is denied by the Pope

King of England Henry VIII
King of England
Henry VIII
  • Apr 8 Holy Roman Emperor convenes Imperial Diet in German city of Augsburg to address Protestant tensions
  • Jun 20 German Parliament joins to Augsburg together
  • Jun 25 The Augsburg Confession where Germany's Protestant princes force Holy Roman Emperor Charles V to hear their Confession of Faith
  • Aug 12 Florence surrenders for emperor Karel I
  • Sep 20 Luther advises protestant monarch compromise
  • Nov 5 St Felix Flood ravages Dutch coast and destroys the city of Reimerswaal in the Netherlands
  • Nov 19 The Recess document resulting from the Diet of Augsburg signed by Charles V and catholic princes

Birthdays in History

  • Feb 18 Uesugi Kenshin, Japanese samurai and warlord (d. 1578)
  • May 7 Louis, Prince of Condé (1530-69), born in Vendôme (d. 1569)
  • Jul 3 Claude Fauchet, French historian, born in Paris (d. 1601)

Person of interestIvan the Terrible

Aug 25 Ivan IV [Ivan the Terrible], 1st tsar of Russia (1533-84), born in Kolomenskoye, Russia (d. 1584)

Russian Tsar Ivan the Terrible
Russian Tsar
Ivan the Terrible
  • Sep 30 Geronimo Mercuriali, Italian philologist and physician (d. 1606)
  • Nov 1 Étienne de La Boétie, French judge and writer, born in Sarlat-la-Canéda, Périgord, France (d. 1563)

Deaths in History

  • Apr 18 Francois Lambert d'avignon, French church reformer, dies at ~43
  • Apr 24 Jacopo Sannazaro, Italian poet (De partu Virginis), dies at 74
  • Aug 3 Philibert Chalon, prince of Orange/viceroy of Naples, dies
  • Sep 29 Andrea del Sato [d'Agnolo di Franceszo], Italian painter, dies at 44
  • 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
  • Dec 1 Margaretha of Austria, governess of the Netherlands, dies at 51

Person of interestBabur

Dec 26 Zahir-ud-din Muhammad Babur, Timurid founder and 1st Emperor of the Mughal dynasty in the Indian Subcontinent (1526-30), dies at 47

Founder of the Mughal Empire Babur
Founder of the Mughal Empire