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Historical Events Happened In December - 29

Wednesday, 10 February 2016

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 December - 29.  

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

1539  St Jacobs Church burns after being hit by lightning on this day in history.  

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

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

1586  On this day in history 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 December - 29 gotthard Wagner, composer  

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

1703  Mustapha II, sultan (Turkey), dies at 39 on this day in history.  

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

1708  On December - 29 great Alliance occupies Gent  

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

1721  On December - 29 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 this day in history aime Ambroise Simon Leborne, composer  

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

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

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

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

1792  On this day in history archibald Alison, Scottish historian (History of Europe)  

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 this day in history william Gladstone, Liberal Prime Minister  

1808  On this day in history 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  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 December - 29 birth of gotthard Wagner, composer  

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

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

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

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

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

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)  

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