Historical Events For January - 29
Friday, 09 December 2016
0904 On this day in history sergius III comes out of retirement to take over the papacy from the deposed antipope Christopher.
0969 Peter, tsar of Bulgaria (927-69), dies on this day in history.
1523 Sermon of Constanz: Zwingli defends 67 Schlussreden on January - 29.
1559 On January - 29 thomas Pope, English politician, benefactor, dies at about 52
1574 On this day in history sea battle of Reimerswaal - Admiral Boisot beats Spanish fleet
1574 On this day in history sea battle of Reimerswaal
1584 On this day in history frederik Hendrik, count of Nassau/Prince of Orange
1587 On this day in history deventer &Zutphen surrender to Spain
1587 Deventer & Zutphen surrender to Spain on this day in history.
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 Robert Sanderson, Bishop of Lincoln (1660-63), dies on January - 29.
1676 Fjodor Aleksejevitsj becomes czar of Russia on this day in history.
1688 On January - 29 emmanuel Swedenborg, Sweden, religious leader (Angelic Wisdom)
1689 On January - 29 hubert K Poot, Dutch poet
1696 On January - 29 ivan V, co-tsar of Russia (1682-89), dies
1700 On January - 29 daniel Bernoulli, Basel Switz, mathematician (10 time French award)
1703 Carlmann Kolb, composer on this day in history.
1711 On this day in history 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 On this day in history paris churchyard Saint-Médard closed after Jansenistic ritual
1732 Paris churchyard Saint-Medard closed after Jansenistic ritual on this day in history.
1737 The birth of Thomas Paine, American writer on January - 29.
1737 On this day in history thomas Paine, political essayist (Common Sense, Age of Reason)
1743 Andre Hercule Fleury, French cardinal (1726-43), dies on this day in history.
1756 Henry "Light Horse Harry" Lee, (Rep/Gov-Va)/general on this day in history.
1761 Abraham AA "Albert" Gallatin, Switz, US minister of Finance (1801-14) on this day in history.
1763 On January - 29 j G Seume, writer
1781 On January - 29 mozart's opera "Idomeneo" premieres, Munich
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.