On This Day in History for November 30

Events in History

  • 722 Pope Gregory II names Boniface as missionary bishop
  • 1016 Cnut the Great [Canute], King of Denmark, claims the English throne after the death of Edmund 'Ironside'
  • 1215 Pope Innocent III closes 4th council of Lateranen
  • 1406 Angelo Correr elected Pope Gregory XII
  • 1487 The first German Beer Purity Law (Reinheitsgebot), is promulgated in Munich by Albert IV, Duke of Bavaria stating beer should be brewed from only three ingredients – water, malt and hops
  • 1523 Amsterdam bans assembly of heretics
  • 1554 England reconciles with Pope Julius III
  • 1630 16,000 inhabitants of Venice died this month of plague
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Weddings in History

  • 1973 Sci-fi author Issac Asimov (53) weds second wife psychoanalyst and Sci-fi author Janet Jeppson (47)
  • 1996 Multimillionaire and top-selling female suspense novelist Mary Higgins Clark (67) weds Merrill Lynch Futures retired CEO John Conheeney (67) in Saddle River, New Jersey

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