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Historical Events Happened In December - 29

Sunday, 26 October 2014

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

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

1503  Battle at Carigliano: Spanish army beats France on December - 29.  

1539  On December - 29 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 December - 29 charles V, German emperor, buried  

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

1563  On December - 29 francesco Maria Guaitoli, composer  

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

1619  On this day in history antoine Arnauld, French lawyer (Philippica), dies  

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

1678  On December - 29 gotthard Wagner, composer  

1689  On this day in history 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 this day in history great Alliance occupies Gent  

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

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

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

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

1766  The birth of Charles Macintosh, Inventor of waterproof clothing on this day in history.  

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

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

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 this day in history.  

1785  On this day in history johann Heinrich Rolle, composer, dies at 69  

1786  French Revolution: The Assembly of Notables is convoked on this day in history.  

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

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

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

1678  Gotthard Wagner, composer was born on December - 29.  

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

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

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

1630  Jan Baptist Stalpart van der Wiele, RC pastor/lyricist, dies at 51 on December - 29.  

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