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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  

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Famous Birthdays In April - 29

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1584  On April - 29 birth of melchior Teschner, composer  

1636  On this day in history birth of esaias Reusner, composer  

1660  On April - 29 birth of matthias Henriksen Schacht, composer  

1665  James Butler, 2nd Duke of Ormonde, Irish statesman and soldier (d. 1745) was born on April - 29.  

1667  On April - 29 birth of john Arbuthnot, Scottish writer (Alexander Pope)  

1686  On this day in history birth of peregrine Bertie, 2nd Duke of Ancaster and Kesteven, English statesman (d. 1742)  

1727  On this day in history birth of jean-Georges Noverre, French dancer/choreographer (ballet d'action)  

1745  Oliver Ellsworth, 3rd Chief Justice Supreme Court (1796-1800) was born on this day in history.  

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Famous Deaths In April - 29

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0852  Amalarius/Fortunatus/Symphosius of Metz/Lyon, bishop, dies at 76 on April - 29.  

0926  Death of Burchard II, Duke of Swabia on this day in history.  

1380  On April - 29 death of catherine of Siena, Italian saint (b. 1347)  

1499  On April - 29 john IV, Dutch army leader/earl of Egmond, dies  

1535  Death of John Houghton, English, executed on this day in history.  

1594  Death of Thomas Cooper, English bishop, lexicographer, and writer on this day in history.  

1630  Death of Agrippa d'Aubigné, French poet (b. 1552) on this day in history.  

1658  Death of John Cleveland, English poet (b. 1613) on April - 29.  

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