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Historical Events Happened In December - 29

Tuesday, 30 September 2014

1141  Yue Fei, Chinese general, executed on this day in history.  

1170  Thomas Becket: Thomas Becket, Archbishop of Canterbury, is assassinated inside Canterbury Cathedral by followers of King Henry II; he subsequently becomes a saint and martyr in the Anglican Church and the Roman Catholic Church on this day in history.  

1170  On this day in history thomas Beckett, archbishop, assassinated by 4 knights of King Henry II  

1503  On December - 29 battle at Carigliano: Spanish army beats France  

1539  On this day in history st Jacobs Church burns after being hit by lightning  

1541  On this day in history isabella of Poland & King Ferdinand of Austria sign Treaty of Gyalu  

1558  On this day in history charles V, German emperor, buried  

1558  On December - 29 hermann Finck, composer, dies at 31  

1563  Francesco Maria Guaitoli, composer on December - 29.  

1586  Francisco de Moncada, Spanish earl of Osuna/marquis of Aytona on December - 29.  

1619  Antoine Arnauld, French lawyer (Philippica), dies on this day in history.  

1630  Jan Baptist Stalpart van der Wiele, RC pastor/lyricist, dies at 51 on December - 29.  

1678  Gotthard Wagner, composer on December - 29.  

1689  Olfert Dapper, Amsterdam historian/geographer, buried on this day in history.  

1703  On December - 29 mustapha II, sultan (Turkey), dies at 39  

1705  Prosper Jolyot's "IdomenĂ©e," premieres in Paris on this day in history.  

1708  On this day in history great Alliance occupies Gent  

1709  Elisabeth Petrovna, tsarina of Russia/daughter of Peter the Great on this day in history.  

1721  On December - 29 madame De Pompadour, mistress of French King Louis the 15th  

1731  On December - 29 j Brook Taylor, English mathematician, dies at 46  

1743  On this day in history alexander van Bylandt, Dutch military officer  

1766  On this day in history the birth of Charles Macintosh, Inventor of waterproof clothing  

1767  Aime Ambroise Simon Leborne, composer on December - 29.  

1776  Charles Macintosh, Scotland, patented waterproof fabric on December - 29.  

1778  English troops occupy Savannah, Georgia on December - 29.  

1782  On this day in history first nautical almanac in US published by Samuel Stearns, Boston  

1782  1st nautical almanac in US published by Samuel Stearns, Boston on this day in history.  

1785  Johann Heinrich Rolle, composer, dies at 69 on December - 29.  

1786  On this day in history french Revolution: The Assembly of Notables is convoked  

1792  Archibald Alison, Scottish historian (History of Europe) on this day in history.  

1800  Charles Goodyear founder of Goodyear Tire was born on December - 29.  

1800  Charles Goodyear, inventor (vulcanization process for rubber) on this day in history.  

1806  On this day in history william Gladstone, Liberal Prime Minister  

1808  On December - 29 andrew Johnson, Raleigh NC, (Unionist), 17th pres (1865-69)  

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Famous Birthdays In December - 29

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1563  On this day in history birth of francesco Maria Guaitoli, composer  

1586  On December - 29 birth of francisco de Moncada, Spanish earl of Osuna/marquis of Aytona  

1678  On this day in history birth of gotthard Wagner, composer  

1709  Elisabeth Petrovna, tsarina of Russia/daughter of Peter the Great was born on December - 29.  

1721  Madame De Pompadour, mistress of French King Louis the 15th was born on December - 29.  

1743  On December - 29 birth of alexander van Bylandt, Dutch military officer  

1767  On December - 29 birth of aime Ambroise Simon Leborne, composer  

1776  Charles Macintosh, Scotland, patented waterproof fabric was born on this day in history.  

Famous Deaths In December - 29

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0721  On this day in history death of empress Gemmei of Japan (b. 661)  

1141  Death of Yue Fei, Chinese general, executed on December - 29.  

1170  On this day in history death of thomas Beckett, archbishop, assassinated by 4 knights of King Henry II  

1558  On December - 29 hermann Finck, composer, dies at 31  

1563  On this day in history death of sebastian Castellio, French theologian (b. 1515)  

1619  On December - 29 antoine Arnauld, French lawyer (Philippica), dies  

1630  On this day in history jan Baptist Stalpart van der Wiele, RC pastor/lyricist, dies at 51  

1634  Death of John Albert Vasa, Polish bishop (b. 1612) on this day in history.