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Historical Events Happened In December - 29

Thursday, 02 July 2015

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  On this day in history thomas Beckett, archbishop, assassinated by 4 knights of King Henry II  

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  Charles V, German emperor, buried on this day in history.  

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

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  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  

1678  On December - 29 gotthard Wagner, composer  

1689  Olfert Dapper, Amsterdam historian/geographer, buried on this day in history.  

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

1705  On December - 29 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 December - 29.  

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 this day in history.  

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

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

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

1778  English troops occupy Savannah, Georgia on December - 29.  

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

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

1800  On this day in history charles Goodyear, inventor (vulcanization process for rubber)  

1806  William Gladstone, Liberal Prime Minister on this day in history.  

1808  On December - 29 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  On December - 29 birth of francesco Maria Guaitoli, composer  

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

1678  Gotthard Wagner, composer was born on this day in history.  

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

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 December - 29.  

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

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 December - 29 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 December - 29 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 December - 29.  

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