Today in History, English
Today in History, English

36631March 30Death2015 – Štěpán Kodeda, Czech orienteering competitor (b. 1988)
36632March 30Death2015 – Roger Slifer, American author, illustrator, screenwriter, and producer (b. 1954)
36633March 30Death2015 – Basil Soda, Lebanese fashion designer
36634March 30Death2015 – Ingrid van Houten-Groeneveld, Dutch astronomer and academic (b. 1921)
36635March 30Death2015 – Robert Z'Dar, American actor and producer (b. 1950)
36636March 30Holiday and observanceChristian feast day:Blessed Amadeus IX of SavoyJohn ClimacusMamertinus of AuxerreQuirinus of NeussThomas Son Chasuhn, Marie-Nicolas-Antoine Daveluy (part of The Korean Martyrs)Tola of ClonardMarch 30 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
36637March 30Holiday and observanceEarliest day on which the first day of Hocktide can fall, while April 3 is the latest observed on the second Monday after Easter. (Hungerford, England popular in medieval England)
36638March 30Holiday and observanceLand Day commemoration (Palestine / Israel)
36639March 30Holiday and observanceNational Doctors' Day (United States)
36640March 30Holiday and observanceSpiritual Baptist/Shouter Liberation Day (Trinidad and Tobago)
36641March 31Event307 – After divorcing his wife Minervina, Constantine marries Fausta, the daughter of the retired Roman Emperor Maximian.
36642March 31Event627 – Battle of the Trench: Muhammad undergoes a 14-day siege at Medina (Saudi Arabia) by Meccan forces under Abu Sufyan.
36643March 31Event1146 – Bernard of Clairvaux preaches his famous sermon in a field at Vézelay, urging the necessity of a Second Crusade. Louis VII is present, and joins the Crusade.
36644March 31Event1492 – Queen Isabella of Castille issues the Alhambra Decree, ordering her 150,000 Jewish and Muslim subjects to convert to Christianity or face expulsion.
36645March 31Event1561 – The city of San Cristóbal, Táchira is founded.
36646March 31Event1717 – A sermon on "The Nature of the Kingdom of Christ" by Benjamin Hoadly, the Bishop of Bangor, provokes the Bangorian Controversy.
36647March 31Event1774 – American Revolutionary War: The Kingdom of Great Britain orders the port of Boston, Massachusetts closed pursuant to the Boston Port Act.
36648March 31Event1822 – The massacre of the population of the Greek island of Chios by soldiers of the Ottoman Empire following an attempted rebellion, depicted by the French artist Eugène Delacroix.
36649March 31Event1854 – Commodore Matthew Perry signs the Convention of Kanagawa with the Japanese government, opening the ports of Shimoda and Hakodate to American trade.
36650March 31Event1866 – The Spanish Navy bombs the harbor of Valparaíso, Chile.
36651March 31Event1877 – The family with samurai antecedents that responded to the Saigō army in Ōita Nakatsu, rebels.
36652March 31Event1885 – The United Kingdom establishes the Bechuanaland Protectorate.
36653March 31Event1889 – The Eiffel Tower is officially opened.
36654March 31Event1899 – Malolos, capital of the First Philippine Republic, was captured by American forces.
36655March 31Event1903 – Richard Pearse allegedly makes a powered flight in an early aircraft.
36656March 31Event1906 – The Intercollegiate Athletic Association of the United States (later the National Collegiate Athletic Association) is established to set rules for college sports in the United States.
36657March 31Event1909 – Serbia accepts Austrian control over Bosnia and Herzegovina.
36658March 31Event1909 – Construction of the ill fated RMS Titanic begins.
36659March 31Event1910 – Six North Staffordshire Pottery towns federate to form modern Stoke-on-Trent.
36660March 31Event1913 – The Vienna Concert Society rioted during a performance of modernist music by Arnold Schoenberg, Alban Berg, Alexander von Zemlinsky, and Anton von Webern, causing a premature end to the concert due to violence this concert became known as the Skand

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