Historical Events For January - 29
Sunday, 28 May 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 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 On January - 29 sea battle of Reimerswaal - Admiral Boisot beats Spanish fleet
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 On January - 29 deventer &Zutphen surrender to Spain
1587 On this day in history deventer & Zutphen surrender to Spain
1595 On this day in history william Shakespeare's play Romeo and Juliet is probably first performed.
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 On January - 29 fjodor Aleksejevitsj becomes czar of Russia
1688 On January - 29 emmanuel Swedenborg, Sweden, religious leader (Angelic Wisdom)
1689 On this day in history hubert K Poot, Dutch poet
1696 Ivan V, co-tsar of Russia (1682-89), dies on January - 29.
1700 Daniel Bernoulli, Basel Switz, mathematician (10 time French award) on this day in history.
1703 On this day in history carlmann Kolb, composer
1711 Giuseppi Bonno, composer on this day in history.
1715 Georg Christoph Wagenseil, Austrian (court)composer/pianist on this day in history.
1717 Jeffrey Amherst, English gov-gen of America/fieldmarshal on January - 29.
1728 John Gays' "Beggar's Opera," premieres in London [NS=Feb 9] on January - 29.
1732 On this day in history paris churchyard Saint-Médard closed after Jansenistic ritual
1732 On January - 29 paris churchyard Saint-Medard closed after Jansenistic ritual
1737 The birth of Thomas Paine, American writer on January - 29.
1737 Thomas Paine, political essayist (Common Sense, Age of Reason) on January - 29.
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 Abraham AA "Albert" Gallatin, Switz, US minister of Finance (1801-14) on January - 29.
1763 On January - 29 j G Seume, writer
1781 Mozart's opera "Idomeneo" premieres, Munich on January - 29.
1782 On January - 29 daniel-Francois-Esprit Auber, French opera composer (Fra Diavolo)
1783 On January - 29 vasili A Zjukovski, Russian folk poet/translator (Homerus) [NS=Feb 9]
1784 Ferdinand Ries, composer on January - 29.