On This Day in History for June 30

Events in History

  • 296 St Marcellinus begins his reign as Catholic Pope
  • 350 Roman usurper Nepotianus, of the Constantinian dynasty, is defeated and killed by troops of the usurper Magnentius, in Rome
  • 833 Louis crowned King of Austria
  • 949 Otto I the Great gives away bishopric of Utrecht "foreestrecht"
  • 1294 Jews are expelled from Berne, Switzerland
  • 1371 Arnold II of Horne chosen bishop of Utrecht
  • 1377 Foundation stone laid for Ulm Minster, in Ulm, Germany. Will not be completed until 1890, when it becomes the tallest church in the world.
  • 1397 Denmark, Norway and Sweden sign Union of Kalmar under Queen Margaretha
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Weddings in History

  • 1831 Soldier and future Confederate General Robert E. Lee (24) marries Mary Custis (22) at Arlington House, Arlington Virginia
  • 1973 Prime Minister of Canada Joe Clark (34) weds lawyer Maureen McTeer (21)
  • 1978 English prince Michael marries baroness Marie-Christine von Reibnitz in Vienna, Austria

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