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Historical Events Happened In December - 29

Wednesday, 01 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  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  Isabella of Poland & King Ferdinand of Austria sign Treaty of Gyalu on this day in history.  

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

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

1563  On December - 29 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  On this day in history jan Baptist Stalpart van der Wiele, RC pastor/lyricist, dies at 51  

1678  Gotthard Wagner, composer on this day in history.  

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

1703  Mustapha II, sultan (Turkey), dies at 39 on December - 29.  

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

1708  Great Alliance occupies Gent on December - 29.  

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

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

1731  J Brook Taylor, English mathematician, dies at 46 on this day in history.  

1743  On this day in history alexander van Bylandt, Dutch military officer  

1766  The birth of Charles Macintosh, Inventor of waterproof clothing on December - 29.  

1767  On this day in history 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 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 December - 29.  

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

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

1792  Archibald Alison, Scottish historian (History of Europe) on December - 29.  

1800  On this day in history charles Goodyear founder of Goodyear Tire was born  

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

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

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

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

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

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

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  On December - 29 death of yue Fei, Chinese general, executed  

1170  Death of Thomas Beckett, archbishop, assassinated by 4 knights of King Henry II on this day in history.  

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

1634  Death of John Albert Vasa, Polish bishop (b. 1612) on this day in history.