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Historical Events Happened In May - 29

Saturday, 22 November 2014

1843  Emile Pessard, composer on May - 29.  

1846  On May - 29 albert Gyorgy earl Apponyi, Hungarian minister of Education  

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

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

1848  Wisconsin becomes the 30th state to join the US on May - 29.  

1848  On May - 29 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 May - 29.  

1849  On May - 29 patent for lifting vessels granted to Abraham Lincoln  

1851  On this day in history leon VA Bourgeois, French premier (1895-96, Nobel 1920)  

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

1861  Dorothea Dix offers help in setting up hospitals for Union Army on May - 29.  

1862  On this day in history franciszek Wincenty Mirecki, composer, dies at 71  

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  A H Borgesius, Dutch amateur astronomer on this day in history.  

1868  On May - 29 the assassination of Michael Obrenovich III, Prince of Serbia, in Belgrade.  

1869  Philippe Vandermaelen, Flemish cartographer/publisher, dies at 73 on this day in history.  

1874  Present constitution of Switzerland takes effect on May - 29.  

1874  On May - 29 the birth of Gilbert Keith Chesterton, English novelist  

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

1877  John Lothrop Motley, (History of United Netherlands), dies at 63 on May - 29.  

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

1881  On this day in history frederik Septimus Kelly, composer  

1883  On this day in history william Beatton Moonie, composer  

1883  On May - 29 albrecht of Prussia, mistress of John van Rossum, dies at 73  

1884  The first steam cable trams start in highgate on May - 29.  

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

1885  Erwin F Finlay-Freundlich, British astronomer (theory of relativity) on May - 29.  

1885  On May - 29 alfred von Meissner, Austria physician/writer (Ziska), dies at 63  

1889  August Strindberg's "Hemsoborna," premieres in Copenhagen on this day in history.  

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

1892  Alfonsina Storni, Argentine poet (La inquietud del rosal) on this day in history.  

1892  On May - 29 baha'u'llah [Mirza HA Noeri], Persian founder (Baha'i), dies at 74  

1894  On May - 29 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 May - 29 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  On May - 29 birth of charles II, King of England (1660-85)  

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 May - 29.  

1675  Humphry Ditton, English mathematician (d. 1715) was born on this day in history.  

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

1722  James FitzGerald, 1st Duke of Leinster, Irish politician (d. 1773) was born on May - 29.  

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  On May - 29 death of philippe de Mézières, advisor to Charles V of France  

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

1453  On May - 29 constantine XI Dragases, last Byzantine Emperor, dies at 49  

1500  On this day in history death of bartholomeu Diaz de Narvaez (Novaez), Portuguese sea explorer, drowns  

1544  On May - 29 jacobus Latomus [Jasques Masson], Belgian inquisitor, dies at about 68  

1546  Death of Cardinal Beaton, English archbishop of St Andrews, murdered on May - 29.