Historical Events For January - 29
Friday, 21 July 2017
0904 Sergius III comes out of retirement to take over the papacy from the deposed antipope Christopher on January - 29.
0969 Peter, tsar of Bulgaria (927-69), dies on this day in history.
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 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 January - 29 frederik Hendrik, count of Nassau/Prince of Orange
1587 Deventer &Zutphen surrender to Spain on this day in history.
1587 On January - 29 deventer & Zutphen surrender to Spain
1595 William Shakespeare's play Romeo and Juliet is probably first performed on January - 29.
1613 On this day in history galileo observes Neptune but fails to recognize what he sees
1663 On January - 29 robert Sanderson, Bishop of Lincoln (1660-63), dies
1676 On January - 29 fjodor Aleksejevitsj becomes czar of Russia
1688 Emmanuel Swedenborg, Sweden, religious leader (Angelic Wisdom) on January - 29.
1689 On this day in history 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 On January - 29 carlmann Kolb, composer
1711 Giuseppi Bonno, composer on January - 29.
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 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 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 Mozart's opera "Idomeneo" premieres, Munich on January - 29.
1782 On January - 29 daniel-Francois-Esprit Auber, French opera composer (Fra Diavolo)
1783 Vasili A Zjukovski, Russian folk poet/translator (Homerus) [NS=Feb 9] on this day in history.
1784 Ferdinand Ries, composer on January - 29.