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Historical Events Happened In December - 29

Tuesday, 30 August 2016

1141  On December - 29 yue Fei, Chinese general, executed  

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

1539  St Jacobs Church burns after being hit by lightning on December - 29.  

1541  Isabella of Poland & King Ferdinand of Austria sign Treaty of Gyalu on this day in history.  

1558  Charles V, German emperor, buried on December - 29.  

1558  Hermann Finck, composer, dies at 31 on this day in history.  

1563  On December - 29 francesco Maria Guaitoli, composer  

1586  Francisco de Moncada, Spanish earl of Osuna/marquis of Aytona on this day in history.  

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

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

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

1705  Prosper Jolyot's "Idomenée," premieres in Paris on December - 29.  

1708  On December - 29 great Alliance occupies Gent  

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

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

1731  J Brook Taylor, English mathematician, dies at 46 on December - 29.  

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

1766  The birth of Charles Macintosh, Inventor of waterproof clothing on December - 29.  

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

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

1778  On December - 29 english troops occupy Savannah, Georgia  

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

1782  1st nautical almanac in US published by Samuel Stearns, Boston on December - 29.  

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

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

1792  Archibald Alison, Scottish historian (History of Europe) on December - 29.  

1800  Charles Goodyear founder of Goodyear Tire was born on this day in history.  

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

1806  William Gladstone, Liberal Prime Minister on December - 29.  

1808  Andrew Johnson, Raleigh NC, (Unionist), 17th pres (1865-69) on December - 29.  

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Famous Birthdays In December - 29

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1563  On December - 29 birth of francesco Maria Guaitoli, composer  

1586  On this day in history 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 this day in history.  

1743  Alexander van Bylandt, Dutch military officer was born on this day in history.  

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

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

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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  On December - 29 death of yue Fei, Chinese general, executed  

1170  On December - 29 death of thomas Beckett, archbishop, assassinated by 4 knights of King Henry II  

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

1563  Death of Sebastian Castellio, French theologian (b. 1515) on December - 29.  

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.  

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

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