Historical Events for 30th October 2019

1270 – The Eighth Crusade and siege of Tunis ended by agreement between Charles I of Sicily (brother to King Louis IX of France, who had died months earlier) and the sultan of Tunis.
1485 – Henry VII of England crowned at Westminster Abbey
1503 – Queen Isabella of Spain bans violence against indians
1918 – Slovakia asks for creation of Czechoslovakian state
1944 – Scots Highlanders liberate Waalwijk
1945 – Branch Rickey signs Jackie Robinson to a Montreal Royals
1952 – 4th NASCAR Sprint Cup: Tim Flock wins
1972 – The Northern Ireland Office issues a discussion document ‘The Future of Northern Ireland’; the paper states Britain’s commitment to the union as long as the majority of people wish to remain part of the United Kingdom
1975 – Giants pitcher John “the Count of” Montefusco wins NL Rookie of Year
1994 – Thomas Nicely reports bug in Intel’s Pentium-processor on the Internet

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