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30 May

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In 1431 Joan of Arc is burned at the stake. She led the French army to important victories and she helped King Charles VII to the throne. Then she was caught the British. She was found guilty of heresy and at the age of just 19 she was burned alive. Her ashes were scattered in the river Seine.

In 1640 the Belgian painter Peter Paul Rubens dies.

In 1744 the English poet and writer Alexander Pope dies.

In 1778 the French writer, philosopher Francois Marie Arouet Voltaire dies.

In 1913 with the London Agreement the first Balkan War ended. Albania becomes an independent state.

In 1917 in Vienna the National Assembly adopts the May declaration, which demands an independent state consisting of lands inhabited by Slovenes, Croats and Serbs under the Habsburg Monarchy.

In 1960 the Russian poet and writer Boris Leonidovič Pasternak dies. He became famous for his novel Doctor Zhivago, which was also made into a film.

In 2006 the Slovene film director Boštjan Hladnik dies.

MUSIC HISTORY

1964 - The Beatles are No. 1 on the American singles chart with 'Love Me Do'.

1980 - Lipps Inc are No. 1. On the American singles chart with 'Funkytown'.

1986 - Peter Gabriel is No. 1 on the British albums chart with 'So', on it are also 'Sledgehammer' and the duet with Kate Bush 'Don't Give Up'.

1992 - The Black Crowes are No. 1 on the American albums chart with 'The Southern Harmony And Musical Companion', on which is also the single Remedy.

BORN ON THIS DAY

1909 - American jazz musician Benny Goodman ('Get Happy').

1955 - Nicky 'Topper' Headon, The Clash (1991 'Should I Stay Or Should I Go').

1960 - Stephen Duffy, a member of the group Duran Duran (Wild boys).

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NA DANAŠNJI DAN

Leta 1431 so Ivano Orleansko zažgali na grmadi. Francosko vojsko je popeljala do pomembnih zmag in pomagala kralju Karlu VII. do prestola. Nato so jo ujeli Angleži. Obsodili so jo krive vere in jo staro 19 let zažgali na grmadi. Njen pepel so raztresli v Seno.

Leta 1635 je podpisan praški mir, ki prinese kratkotrajno premirje v tridesetletni vojni.

Leta 1640 je umrl belgijski slikar Peter Paul Rubens.

Leta 1744 je umrl angleški pesnik in pisatelj Alexander Pope.

Leta 1778 je umrl francoski pisatelj, filozof Francois Marie Arouet Voltaire.

Leta 1913 se z Londonskim sporazumom konča prva balkanska vojna, Albanija postane neodvisna država.

Leta 1917 je bila na dunajskem državnem zboru sprejeta Majska deklaracija, ki je zahtevala samostojno državo, sestavljeno iz dežel, v katerih živijo Slovenci, Hrvati in Srbi pod habsburško monarhijo.

Leta 1960 je umrl ruski pisatelj Boris Leonidovič Pasternak.

Leta 2006 je umrl slovenski filmski režiser Boštjan Hladnik. Njegov film Ples v dežju mnogi označujejo kot najboljši slovenski film vseh časov.

GLASBENA ZGODOVINA

1964 - The Beatles so na 1. mestu ameriške lestvice singlov z 'Love Me Do'.

1980 - Lipps Inc so na 1. mestu ameriške lestvice singlov z 'Funkytown'.

1986 - Peter Gabriel je na 1. mestu britanske lestvice z albumom 'So', na njem sta tudi 'Sledgehammer' in duet s Kate Bush 'Don't Give Up'.

1992 - The Black Crowes so na vrhu ameriške lestvice albumov z 'The Southern Harmony And Musical Companion', na katerem je tudi 'Remedy'.

ROJENI NA DANAŠNJI DAN

1909 - ameriški jazzovski glasbenik Benny Goodman ('Get Happy').

1955 - Nicky 'Topper' Headon, The Clash ('Should I Stay Or Should I Go').

1960 - Stephen Duffy, ustanovitelj in prvi pevec skupine Duran Duran ('Wild boys').

Vesna Danilovič Novak