Historical Events For January - 29
Friday, 20 January 2017
0904 On this day in history sergius III comes out of retirement to take over the papacy from the deposed antipope Christopher.
0969 On this day in history peter, tsar of Bulgaria (927-69), dies
1523 On this day in history sermon of Constanz: Zwingli defends 67 Schlussreden
1559 Thomas Pope, English politician, benefactor, dies at about 52 on this day in history.
1574 Sea battle of Reimerswaal - Admiral Boisot beats Spanish fleet on January - 29.
1574 Sea battle of Reimerswaal on this day in history.
1584 On this day in history frederik Hendrik, count of Nassau/Prince of Orange
1587 Deventer &Zutphen surrender to Spain on January - 29.
1587 Deventer & Zutphen surrender to Spain on January - 29.
1595 On January - 29 william Shakespeare's play Romeo and Juliet is probably first performed.
1613 On January - 29 galileo observes Neptune but fails to recognize what he sees
1663 Robert Sanderson, Bishop of Lincoln (1660-63), dies on this day in history.
1676 On January - 29 fjodor Aleksejevitsj becomes czar of Russia
1688 On January - 29 emmanuel Swedenborg, Sweden, religious leader (Angelic Wisdom)
1689 On January - 29 hubert K Poot, Dutch poet
1696 Ivan V, co-tsar of Russia (1682-89), dies on January - 29.
1700 On January - 29 daniel Bernoulli, Basel Switz, mathematician (10 time French award)
1703 On January - 29 carlmann Kolb, composer
1711 On January - 29 giuseppi Bonno, composer
1715 On January - 29 georg Christoph Wagenseil, Austrian (court)composer/pianist
1717 Jeffrey Amherst, English gov-gen of America/fieldmarshal on this day in history.
1728 On this day in history john Gays' "Beggar's Opera," premieres in London [NS=Feb 9]
1732 On this day in history paris churchyard Saint-Médard closed after Jansenistic ritual
1732 Paris churchyard Saint-Medard closed after Jansenistic ritual on January - 29.
1737 The birth of Thomas Paine, American writer on this day in history.
1737 On January - 29 thomas Paine, political essayist (Common Sense, Age of Reason)
1743 Andre Hercule Fleury, French cardinal (1726-43), dies on this day in history.
1756 On January - 29 henry "Light Horse Harry" Lee, (Rep/Gov-Va)/general
1761 On January - 29 abraham AA "Albert" Gallatin, Switz, US minister of Finance (1801-14)
1763 On this day in history j G Seume, writer
1781 Mozart's opera "Idomeneo" premieres, Munich on January - 29.
1782 Daniel-Francois-Esprit Auber, French opera composer (Fra Diavolo) on this day in history.
1783 Vasili A Zjukovski, Russian folk poet/translator (Homerus) [NS=Feb 9] on January - 29.
1784 Ferdinand Ries, composer on this day in history.