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Historical Events Happened In December - 29

Monday, 31 August 2015

1141  On this day in history yue Fei, Chinese general, executed  

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  Thomas Beckett, archbishop, assassinated by 4 knights of King Henry II on this day in history.  

1503  Battle at Carigliano: Spanish army beats France on December - 29.  

1539  On December - 29 st Jacobs Church burns after being hit by lightning  

1541  On December - 29 isabella of Poland & King Ferdinand of Austria sign Treaty of Gyalu  

1558  On December - 29 charles V, German emperor, buried  

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

1563  On December - 29 francesco Maria Guaitoli, composer  

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

1619  On this day in history antoine Arnauld, French lawyer (Philippica), dies  

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

1678  On this day in history gotthard Wagner, composer  

1689  On December - 29 olfert Dapper, Amsterdam historian/geographer, buried  

1703  Mustapha II, sultan (Turkey), dies at 39 on December - 29.  

1705  Prosper Jolyot's "Idomenée," premieres in Paris on this day in history.  

1708  Great Alliance occupies Gent on this day in history.  

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

1721  On this day in history madame De Pompadour, mistress of French King Louis the 15th  

1731  J Brook Taylor, English mathematician, dies at 46 on this day in history.  

1743  Alexander van Bylandt, Dutch military officer on December - 29.  

1766  The birth of Charles Macintosh, Inventor of waterproof clothing on this day in history.  

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

1776  On this day in history charles Macintosh, Scotland, patented waterproof fabric  

1778  English troops occupy Savannah, Georgia on this day in history.  

1782  On December - 29 first nautical almanac in US published by Samuel Stearns, Boston  

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

1785  On December - 29 johann Heinrich Rolle, composer, dies at 69  

1786  French Revolution: The Assembly of Notables is convoked on this day in history.  

1792  On December - 29 archibald Alison, Scottish historian (History of Europe)  

1800  On this day in history charles Goodyear founder of Goodyear Tire was born  

1800  Charles Goodyear, inventor (vulcanization process for rubber) on December - 29.  

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

1808  Andrew Johnson, Raleigh NC, (Unionist), 17th pres (1865-69) on this day in history.  

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Famous Birthdays In December - 29

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1563  Francesco Maria Guaitoli, composer was born on this day in history.  

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

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 this day in history.  

1743  Alexander van Bylandt, Dutch military officer was born on December - 29.  

1767  On this day in history birth of aime Ambroise Simon Leborne, composer  

1776  On this day in history birth of charles Macintosh, Scotland, patented waterproof fabric  

Famous Deaths In December - 29

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0721  Death of Empress Gemmei of Japan (b. 661) on December - 29.  

1141  On this day in history death of yue Fei, Chinese general, executed  

1170  Death of Thomas Beckett, archbishop, assassinated by 4 knights of King Henry II on this day in history.  

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

1563  On December - 29 death of sebastian Castellio, French theologian (b. 1515)  

1619  Antoine Arnauld, French lawyer (Philippica), dies on December - 29.  

1630  On December - 29 jan Baptist Stalpart van der Wiele, RC pastor/lyricist, dies at 51  

1634  On this day in history death of john Albert Vasa, Polish bishop (b. 1612)  

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