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Historical Events Happened In May - 29

Friday, 25 April 2014

1843  On this day in history emile Pessard, composer  

1846  Albert Gyorgy earl Apponyi, Hungarian minister of Education on this day in history.  

1848  Battle at Curtazone Austrians beat Sardinia-Piemonte on this day in history.  

1848  Wisconsin becomes 30th state on this day in history.  

1848  On this day in history wisconsin becomes the 30th state to join the US  

1848  On this day in history battle at Curtazone: Austrians beat Sardinia-Piemonte  

1849  Lincoln says "You can fool some of the people all of the time, & of people some of time, but you can't fool all of the people all of time" on this day in history.  

1849  On this day in history patent for lifting vessels granted to Abraham Lincoln  

1851  Leon VA Bourgeois, French premier (1895-96, Nobel 1920) on this day in history.  

1852  On this day in history jindrich z Albestu Kaan, composer  

1861  Dorothea Dix offers help in setting up hospitals for Union Army on this day in history.  

1862  Franciszek Wincenty Mirecki, composer, dies at 71 on this day in history.  

1864  Méxican Emperor Maximilian arrives at Vera Cruz on this day in history.  

1864  On this day in history mexican Emperor Maximilian arrives at Vera Cruz  

1864  On this day in history a H Borgesius, Dutch amateur astronomer  

1868  The assassination of Michael Obrenovich III, Prince of Serbia, in Belgrade on this day in history.  

1869  On this day in history philippe Vandermaelen, Flemish cartographer/publisher, dies at 73  

1874  On this day in history present constitution of Switzerland takes effect  

1874  On this day in history the birth of Gilbert Keith Chesterton, English novelist  

1874  On this day in history gilbert Keith Chesterton, England, novelist (Man Who Made Gold)  

1877  On this day in history john Lothrop Motley, (History of United Netherlands), dies at 63  

1880  On this day in history oswald Spengler, Germany, philosopher (Decline of West)  

1881  Frederik Septimus Kelly, composer on this day in history.  

1883  On this day in history william Beatton Moonie, composer  

1883  On this day in history albrecht of Prussia, mistress of John van Rossum, dies at 73  

1884  On this day in history the first steam cable trams start in highgate  

1884  1st steam cable trams start in highgate on this day in history.  

1885  On this day in history erwin F Finlay-Freundlich, British astronomer (theory of relativity)  

1885  On this day in history alfred von Meissner, Austria physician/writer (Ziska), dies at 63  

1889  On this day in history august Strindberg's "Hemsoborna," premieres in Copenhagen  

1890  Francis de Bourguignon, composer on this day in history.  

1892  On this day in history alfonsina Storni, Argentine poet (La inquietud del rosal)  

1892  Baha'u'llah [Mirza HA Noeri], Persian founder (Baha'i), dies at 74 on this day in history.  

1894  On this day in history beatrice Lillie, Toronto, comedian/actress (Around World in 80 Days)  

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Famous Birthdays In May - 29

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1594  On this day in history birth of gottfried Heinrich Graf zu Pappenheim, Bavarian general (d. 1632)  

1627  On this day in history birth of anne ML of Orleans, duchess of Montpensier (Grand Mademoiselle)  

1630  Charles II, King of England (1660-85) was born on this day in history.  

1630  On this day in history birth of charles II of England (d. 1685)  

1673  Cornelis van Bijnkershoek, lawyer/president of High Council was born on this day in history.  

1675  On this day in history birth of humphry Ditton, English mathematician (d. 1715)  

1716  Louis J M Daubenton, French zoologist was born on this day in history.  

1722  On this day in history birth of james FitzGerald, 1st Duke of Leinster, Irish politician (d. 1773)  

Famous Deaths In May - 29

Famous People Died On This Day In History

1259  Death of King Christopher I of Denmark (b. 1219) on this day in history.  

1379  On this day in history death of king Henry II of Castile (b. 1334)  

1405  Death of Philippe de Mézières, advisor to Charles V of France on this day in history.  

1425  Death of Hongxi Emperor of China (b. 1378) on this day in history.  

1453  Constantine XI Dragases, last Byzantine Emperor, dies at 49 on this day in history.  

1500  Death of Bartholomeu Diaz de Narvaez (Novaez), Portuguese sea explorer, drowns on this day in history.  

1544  On this day in history jacobus Latomus [Jasques Masson], Belgian inquisitor, dies at about 68  

1546  Death of Cardinal Beaton, English archbishop of St Andrews, murdered on this day in history.