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Historical Events Happened In December - 29

Monday, 30 May 2016

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

1170  On December - 29 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.  

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

1503  On this day in history battle at Carigliano: Spanish army beats France  

1539  On this day in history 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 this day in history charles V, German emperor, buried  

1558  Hermann Finck, composer, dies at 31 on December - 29.  

1563  Francesco Maria Guaitoli, composer on December - 29.  

1586  On this day in history francisco de Moncada, Spanish earl of Osuna/marquis of Aytona  

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

1630  Jan Baptist Stalpart van der Wiele, RC pastor/lyricist, dies at 51 on this day in history.  

1678  Gotthard Wagner, composer on December - 29.  

1689  On this day in history olfert Dapper, Amsterdam historian/geographer, buried  

1703  On this day in history mustapha II, sultan (Turkey), dies at 39  

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

1708  On December - 29 great Alliance occupies Gent  

1709  On this day in history elisabeth Petrovna, tsarina of Russia/daughter of Peter the Great  

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

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

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

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

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

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

1786  On December - 29 french Revolution: The Assembly of Notables is convoked  

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

1800  On December - 29 charles Goodyear founder of Goodyear Tire was born  

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

1806  On December - 29 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  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  Gotthard Wagner, composer was born on December - 29.  

1709  On December - 29 birth of elisabeth Petrovna, tsarina of Russia/daughter of Peter the Great  

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

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

1767  Aime Ambroise Simon Leborne, composer was born on this day in history.  

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 December - 29 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  Hermann Finck, composer, dies at 31 on December - 29.  

1563  Death of Sebastian Castellio, French theologian (b. 1515) on this day in history.  

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

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

1634  Death of John Albert Vasa, Polish bishop (b. 1612) on December - 29.  

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