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Historical Events Happened In December - 29

Monday, 27 June 2016

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

1170  On December - 29 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  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  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  On December - 29 charles V, German emperor, buried  

1558  Hermann Finck, composer, dies at 31 on December - 29.  

1563  Francesco Maria Guaitoli, composer on this day in history.  

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

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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.  

1678  Gotthard Wagner, composer on December - 29.  

1689  On this day in history olfert Dapper, Amsterdam historian/geographer, buried  

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

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

1708  Great Alliance occupies Gent on this day in history.  

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  On this day in history j Brook Taylor, English mathematician, dies at 46  

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

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 this day in history.  

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  1st nautical almanac in US published by Samuel Stearns, Boston on December - 29.  

1785  Johann Heinrich Rolle, composer, dies at 69 on this day in history.  

1786  On December - 29 french Revolution: The Assembly of Notables is convoked  

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

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  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 this day in history birth of francesco Maria Guaitoli, composer  

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

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  On December - 29 birth of madame De Pompadour, mistress of French King Louis the 15th  

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

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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  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 December - 29 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  On December - 29 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)  

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