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Historical Events Happened In May - 29

Thursday, 11 February 2016

1843  Emile Pessard, composer on May - 29.  

1846  On this day in history 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  Battle at Curtazone: Austrians beat Sardinia-Piemonte on May - 29.  

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

1851  Leon VA Bourgeois, French premier (1895-96, Nobel 1920) on May - 29.  

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  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 May - 29.  

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

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

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

1881  On May - 29 frederik Septimus Kelly, composer  

1883  On May - 29 william Beatton Moonie, composer  

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

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

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  Francis de Bourguignon, composer on this day in history.  

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  Beatrice Lillie, Toronto, comedian/actress (Around World in 80 Days) on this day in history.  

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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 May - 29.  

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

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  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 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  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 May - 29.  

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

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 May - 29.  

1546  On this day in history death of cardinal Beaton, English archbishop of St Andrews, murdered  

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