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Historical Events Happened In December - 29

Friday, 19 December 2014

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

1170  On this day in history 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 December - 29.  

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

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

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

1563  On December - 29 francesco Maria Guaitoli, composer  

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

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

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

1705  On this day in history prosper Jolyot's "Idomenée," premieres in Paris  

1708  Great Alliance occupies Gent on December - 29.  

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 December - 29.  

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

1766  On December - 29 the birth of Charles Macintosh, Inventor of waterproof clothing  

1767  On December - 29 aime Ambroise Simon Leborne, composer  

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

1778  On this day in history 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  Johann Heinrich Rolle, composer, dies at 69 on this day in history.  

1786  French Revolution: The Assembly of Notables is convoked on December - 29.  

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

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

1800  On December - 29 charles Goodyear, inventor (vulcanization process for rubber)  

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  Francesco Maria Guaitoli, composer was born on December - 29.  

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 this day in history.  

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

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

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

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

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

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

1558  On this day in history hermann Finck, composer, dies at 31  

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

1619  On this day in history 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  On this day in history death of john Albert Vasa, Polish bishop (b. 1612)