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Historical Events Happened In May - 29

Friday, 31 October 2014

1843  Emile Pessard, composer on this day in history.  

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

1848  On May - 29 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 this day in history battle at Curtazone: Austrians beat Sardinia-Piemonte  

1849  On May - 29 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  On this day in history patent for lifting vessels granted to Abraham Lincoln  

1851  On May - 29 leon VA Bourgeois, French premier (1895-96, Nobel 1920)  

1852  On May - 29 jindrich z Albestu Kaan, composer  

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

1862  On May - 29 franciszek Wincenty Mirecki, composer, dies at 71  

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

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

1864  A H Borgesius, Dutch amateur astronomer on May - 29.  

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  The birth of Gilbert Keith Chesterton, English novelist on this day in history.  

1874  Gilbert Keith Chesterton, England, novelist (Man Who Made Gold) on this day in history.  

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 May - 29.  

1883  William Beatton Moonie, composer on May - 29.  

1883  Albrecht of Prussia, mistress of John van Rossum, dies at 73 on May - 29.  

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

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

1885  On May - 29 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  On May - 29 francis de Bourguignon, composer  

1892  On May - 29 alfonsina Storni, Argentine poet (La inquietud del rosal)  

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  Gottfried Heinrich Graf zu Pappenheim, Bavarian general (d. 1632) was born on this day in history.  

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

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 May - 29.  

1673  Cornelis van Bijnkershoek, lawyer/president of High Council was born on May - 29.  

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 May - 29 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  Death of King Henry II of Castile (b. 1334) on May - 29.  

1405  Death of Philippe de Mézières, advisor to Charles V of France on May - 29.  

1425  Death of Hongxi Emperor of China (b. 1378) on May - 29.  

1453  Constantine XI Dragases, last Byzantine Emperor, dies at 49 on May - 29.  

1500  Death of Bartholomeu Diaz de Narvaez (Novaez), Portuguese sea explorer, drowns on May - 29.  

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 this day in history.