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Historical Events Happened In December - 29

Friday, 29 July 2016

1141  On this day in history yue Fei, Chinese general, executed  

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

1563  On this day in history francesco Maria Guaitoli, composer  

1586  On this day in history francisco de Moncada, Spanish earl of Osuna/marquis of Aytona  

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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  Gotthard Wagner, composer on this day in history.  

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

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

1705  Prosper Jolyot's "Idomenée," premieres in Paris on this day in history.  

1708  On this day in history great Alliance occupies Gent  

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

1743  Alexander van Bylandt, Dutch military officer on December - 29.  

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

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

1776  Charles Macintosh, Scotland, patented waterproof fabric on this day in history.  

1778  On December - 29 english troops occupy Savannah, Georgia  

1782  First nautical almanac in US published by Samuel Stearns, Boston on December - 29.  

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  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 December - 29.  

1806  On this day in history 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  Francesco Maria Guaitoli, composer was born on December - 29.  

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

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

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

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

1563  On December - 29 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 this day in history.  

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

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