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Historical Events Happened In December - 29

Saturday, 25 April 2015

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

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  Isabella of Poland & King Ferdinand of Austria sign Treaty of Gyalu on December - 29.  

1558  On December - 29 charles V, German emperor, buried  

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

1563  On this day in history francesco Maria Guaitoli, composer  

1586  On December - 29 francisco de Moncada, Spanish earl of Osuna/marquis of Aytona  

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

1630  Jan Baptist Stalpart van der Wiele, RC pastor/lyricist, dies at 51 on this day in history.  

1678  On this day in history gotthard Wagner, composer  

1689  Olfert Dapper, Amsterdam historian/geographer, buried on December - 29.  

1703  On December - 29 mustapha II, sultan (Turkey), dies at 39  

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  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  The birth of Charles Macintosh, Inventor of waterproof clothing on December - 29.  

1767  On December - 29 aime Ambroise Simon Leborne, composer  

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

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

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

1782  On this day in history 1st nautical almanac in US published by Samuel Stearns, Boston  

1785  Johann Heinrich Rolle, composer, dies at 69 on December - 29.  

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

1792  On December - 29 archibald Alison, Scottish historian (History of Europe)  

1800  Charles Goodyear founder of Goodyear Tire was born on December - 29.  

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

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 December - 29.  

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

1678  On December - 29 birth of gotthard Wagner, composer  

1709  Elisabeth Petrovna, tsarina of Russia/daughter of Peter the Great was born on December - 29.  

1721  On this day in history 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  On this day in history 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  Death of Empress Gemmei of Japan (b. 661) on this day in history.  

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 December - 29.  

1558  On December - 29 hermann Finck, composer, dies at 31  

1563  Death of Sebastian Castellio, French theologian (b. 1515) on this day in history.  

1619  Antoine Arnauld, French lawyer (Philippica), dies on this day in history.  

1630  On this day in history jan Baptist Stalpart van der Wiele, RC pastor/lyricist, dies at 51  

1634  On December - 29 death of john Albert Vasa, Polish bishop (b. 1612)