Historical Events For May - 29
Wednesday, 16 August 2017
1843 Emile Pessard, composer on May - 29.
1846 Albert Gyorgy earl Apponyi, Hungarian minister of Education on May - 29.
1848 On this day in history battle at Curtazone Austrians beat Sardinia-Piemonte
1848 On this day in history wisconsin becomes 30th state
1848 Wisconsin becomes the 30th state to join the US on this day in history.
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 May - 29 leon VA Bourgeois, French premier (1895-96, Nobel 1920)
1852 Jindrich z Albestu Kaan, composer on this day in history.
1861 On May - 29 dorothea Dix offers help in setting up hospitals for Union Army
1862 Franciszek Wincenty Mirecki, composer, dies at 71 on this day in history.
1864 On May - 29 méxican Emperor Maximilian arrives at Vera Cruz
1864 On May - 29 mexican Emperor Maximilian arrives at Vera Cruz
1864 On this day in history a H Borgesius, Dutch amateur astronomer
1868 On May - 29 the assassination of Michael Obrenovich III, Prince of Serbia, in Belgrade.
1869 On May - 29 philippe Vandermaelen, Flemish cartographer/publisher, dies at 73
1874 Present constitution of Switzerland takes effect on this day in history.
1874 The birth of Gilbert Keith Chesterton, English novelist on May - 29.
1874 On May - 29 gilbert Keith Chesterton, England, novelist (Man Who Made Gold)
1877 John Lothrop Motley, (History of United Netherlands), dies at 63 on May - 29.
1880 Oswald Spengler, Germany, philosopher (Decline of West) on May - 29.
1881 Frederik Septimus Kelly, composer on this day in history.
1883 William Beatton Moonie, composer on this day in history.
1883 Albrecht of Prussia, mistress of John van Rossum, dies at 73 on this day in history.
1884 The first steam cable trams start in highgate on May - 29.
1884 On this day in history 1st steam cable trams start in highgate
1885 Erwin F Finlay-Freundlich, British astronomer (theory of relativity) on May - 29.
1885 Alfred von Meissner, Austria physician/writer (Ziska), dies at 63 on May - 29.
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 May - 29.
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)