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Historical Events Happened In December - 29

Wednesday, 26 November 2014

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

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 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 this day in history.  

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 December - 29.  

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

1708  Great Alliance occupies Gent on this day in history.  

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

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

1766  On this day in history the birth of Charles Macintosh, Inventor of waterproof clothing  

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

1776  On December - 29 charles Macintosh, Scotland, patented waterproof fabric  

1778  On December - 29 english troops occupy Savannah, Georgia  

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

1786  On this day in history french Revolution: The Assembly of Notables is convoked  

1792  Archibald Alison, Scottish historian (History of Europe) on this day in history.  

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 December - 29 william Gladstone, Liberal Prime Minister  

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 December - 29.  

1678  On December - 29 birth of gotthard Wagner, composer  

1709  On this day in history birth of elisabeth Petrovna, tsarina of Russia/daughter of Peter the Great  

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 December - 29 birth of aime Ambroise Simon Leborne, composer  

1776  On this day in history birth of charles Macintosh, Scotland, patented waterproof fabric  

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

1563  Death of Sebastian Castellio, French theologian (b. 1515) 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.  

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