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Historical Events Happened In May - 29

Wednesday, 23 July 2014

1843  Emile Pessard, composer on this day in history.  

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  On this day in history wisconsin becomes 30th state  

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

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

1849  On this day in history 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"  

1849  Patent for lifting vessels granted to Abraham Lincoln on this day in history.  

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

1852  Jindrich z Albestu Kaan, composer on this day in history.  

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

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

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

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

1864  A H Borgesius, Dutch amateur astronomer on this day in history.  

1868  On this day in history the assassination of Michael Obrenovich III, Prince of Serbia, in Belgrade.  

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  John Lothrop Motley, (History of United Netherlands), dies at 63 on this day in history.  

1880  Oswald Spengler, Germany, philosopher (Decline of West) on this day in history.  

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

1883  William Beatton Moonie, composer on this day in history.  

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  Erwin F Finlay-Freundlich, British astronomer (theory of relativity) on this day in history.  

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  On this day in history francis de Bourguignon, composer  

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

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

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  Anne ML of Orleans, duchess of Montpensier (Grand Mademoiselle) was born on this day in history.  

1630  On this day in history birth of charles II, King of England (1660-85)  

1630  Charles II of England (d. 1685) was born on this day in history.  

1673  On this day in history birth of cornelis van Bijnkershoek, lawyer/president of High Council  

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

1716  On this day in history birth of louis J M Daubenton, French zoologist  

1722  James FitzGerald, 1st Duke of Leinster, Irish politician (d. 1773) was born on this day in history.  

Famous Deaths In May - 29

Famous People Died On This Day In History

1259  On this day in history death of king Christopher I of Denmark (b. 1219)  

1379  Death of King Henry II of Castile (b. 1334) on this day in history.  

1405  On this day in history 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 this day in history 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  Jacobus Latomus [Jasques Masson], Belgian inquisitor, dies at about 68 on this day in history.  

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