Historical Events For January - 29
Sunday, 19 November 2017
0904 On January - 29 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 Sermon of Constanz: Zwingli defends 67 Schlussreden on this day in history.
1559 On this day in history thomas Pope, English politician, benefactor, dies at about 52
1574 Sea battle of Reimerswaal - Admiral Boisot beats Spanish fleet on January - 29.
1574 On this day in history sea battle of Reimerswaal
1584 Frederik Hendrik, count of Nassau/Prince of Orange on this day in history.
1587 Deventer &Zutphen surrender to Spain on January - 29.
1587 On this day in history deventer & Zutphen surrender to Spain
1595 William Shakespeare's play Romeo and Juliet is probably first performed on this day in history.
1613 Galileo observes Neptune but fails to recognize what he sees on this day in history.
1663 On this day in history robert Sanderson, Bishop of Lincoln (1660-63), dies
1676 Fjodor Aleksejevitsj becomes czar of Russia on this day in history.
1688 Emmanuel Swedenborg, Sweden, religious leader (Angelic Wisdom) on this day in history.
1689 Hubert K Poot, Dutch poet on this day in history.
1696 On January - 29 ivan V, co-tsar of Russia (1682-89), dies
1700 Daniel Bernoulli, Basel Switz, mathematician (10 time French award) on this day in history.
1703 Carlmann Kolb, composer on January - 29.
1711 On January - 29 giuseppi Bonno, composer
1715 On January - 29 georg Christoph Wagenseil, Austrian (court)composer/pianist
1717 On this day in history jeffrey Amherst, English gov-gen of America/fieldmarshal
1728 On January - 29 john Gays' "Beggar's Opera," premieres in London [NS=Feb 9]
1732 Paris churchyard Saint-Médard closed after Jansenistic ritual on January - 29.
1732 On January - 29 paris churchyard Saint-Medard closed after Jansenistic ritual
1737 The birth of Thomas Paine, American writer on January - 29.
1737 On January - 29 thomas Paine, political essayist (Common Sense, Age of Reason)
1743 On January - 29 andre Hercule Fleury, French cardinal (1726-43), dies
1756 On January - 29 henry "Light Horse Harry" Lee, (Rep/Gov-Va)/general
1761 On this day in history abraham AA "Albert" Gallatin, Switz, US minister of Finance (1801-14)
1763 On January - 29 j G Seume, writer
1781 Mozart's opera "Idomeneo" premieres, Munich on this day in history.
1782 Daniel-Francois-Esprit Auber, French opera composer (Fra Diavolo) on this day in history.
1783 On January - 29 vasili A Zjukovski, Russian folk poet/translator (Homerus) [NS=Feb 9]
1784 On this day in history ferdinand Ries, composer