Historical Events In April - 29
Wednesday, 12 August 2020
0534 Taliesin, Welsh poet, according to legend in Mabinogion on this day in history.
0852 Amalarius/Fortunatus/Symphosius of Metz/Lyon, bishop, dies at 76 on this day in history.
0926 Burchard II, Duke of Swabia on this day in history.
1091 Battle at Monte Levunium: Emperor Alexius I beats Petshegenes on this day in history.
1429 On April - 29 joan of Arc leads Orleans, France, to victory over English
1429 The seige of Orleans is lifted by Joan of Arc on April - 29.
1499 John IV, Dutch army leader/earl of Egmond, dies on this day in history.
1522 On April - 29 emperor Charles V names Frans van Holly inquisitor-gen of Netherlands
1535 John Houghton, English, executed on this day in history.
1540 On this day in history emperor Charles declares all privileges of Gent ended
1550 On April - 29 emperor Charles V gives inquisiters additional authority
1553 Flemish woman introduces practice of starching linen into England on April - 29.
1584 On this day in history melchior Teschner, composer
1594 Thomas Cooper, English bishop, lexicographer, and writer on April - 29.
1623 11 Dutch ships depart for the conquest of Peru on April - 29.
1628 On this day in history sweden & Denmark sign defense treaty against Duke of Wallenstein
1636 On April - 29 prince Frederik Henry occupies Schenkenschans
1636 Esaias Reusner, composer on this day in history.
1644 Farm leader Li Zicheng becomes emperor of China & flees Peking on April - 29.
1660 On this day in history matthias Henriksen Schacht, composer
1661 Chinese Ming dynasty occupies Taiwan on April - 29.
1667 On this day in history john Arbuthnot, Scottish writer (Alexander Pope)
1670 On April - 29 pope Clemens X elected
1672 On this day in history franco-Dutch War: Louis XIV of France invades the Netherlands.
1676 On April - 29 michiel A de Ruyter, Dutch rear-admiral, (Newport), killed at 69
1699 On April - 29 samuel Apostool, vicar/theologist (Zonisten), dies at 50
1701 On April - 29 drenthe Neth adopts Gregorian calendar, tomorrow is May 12, 1701
1706 Emperor Jozef I becomes monarch of Cologne/Bavaria on this day in history.
1707 On this day in history english/Scottish parliament accept Act of Union, form Great Britain
1712 Juan Bautista Jose Cabanilles, composer, dies at 67 on this day in history.
1715 John Flamsteed observes Uranus for 6th time on April - 29.
1727 On this day in history jean-Georges Noverre, French dancer/choreographer (ballet d'action)
1745 Oliver Ellsworth, 3rd Chief Justice Supreme Court (1796-1800) on April - 29.
1771 On this day in history matthaus Stegmayer, composer