Historical Events For January - 29
Thursday, 30 March 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 On January - 29 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 January - 29.
1595 William Shakespeare's play Romeo and Juliet is probably first performed on this day in history.
1613 On January - 29 galileo observes Neptune but fails to recognize what he sees
1663 On January - 29 robert Sanderson, Bishop of Lincoln (1660-63), dies
1676 Fjodor Aleksejevitsj becomes czar of Russia on this day in history.
1688 On this day in history emmanuel Swedenborg, Sweden, religious leader (Angelic Wisdom)
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 On this day in history 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 January - 29.
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 this day in history.
1732 On this day in history paris churchyard Saint-Medard closed after Jansenistic ritual
1737 On January - 29 the birth of Thomas Paine, American writer
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 Henry "Light Horse Harry" Lee, (Rep/Gov-Va)/general on January - 29.
1761 Abraham AA "Albert" Gallatin, Switz, US minister of Finance (1801-14) on this day in history.
1763 J G Seume, writer on January - 29.
1781 On this day in history mozart's opera "Idomeneo" premieres, Munich
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 January - 29.