Historical Events In April - 29
Monday, 14 June 2021
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 April - 29.
0926 On this day in history burchard II, Duke of Swabia
1091 On April - 29 battle at Monte Levunium: Emperor Alexius I beats Petshegenes
1429 On this day in history joan of Arc leads Orleans, France, to victory over English
1429 The seige of Orleans is lifted by Joan of Arc on this day in history.
1499 On April - 29 john IV, Dutch army leader/earl of Egmond, dies
1522 Emperor Charles V names Frans van Holly inquisitor-gen of Netherlands on April - 29.
1535 On April - 29 john Houghton, English, executed
1540 Emperor Charles declares all privileges of Gent ended on this day in history.
1550 On this day in history 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 this day in history.
1623 On April - 29 11 Dutch ships depart for the conquest of Peru
1628 On April - 29 sweden & Denmark sign defense treaty against Duke of Wallenstein
1636 On this day in history prince Frederik Henry occupies Schenkenschans
1636 On April - 29 esaias Reusner, composer
1644 Farm leader Li Zicheng becomes emperor of China & flees Peking on this day in history.
1660 On April - 29 matthias Henriksen Schacht, composer
1661 On this day in history chinese Ming dynasty occupies Taiwan
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 Michiel A de Ruyter, Dutch rear-admiral, (Newport), killed at 69 on this day in history.
1699 Samuel Apostool, vicar/theologist (Zonisten), dies at 50 on this day in history.
1701 On April - 29 drenthe Neth adopts Gregorian calendar, tomorrow is May 12, 1701
1706 On this day in history emperor Jozef I becomes monarch of Cologne/Bavaria
1707 English/Scottish parliament accept Act of Union, form Great Britain on April - 29.
1712 Juan Bautista Jose Cabanilles, composer, dies at 67 on April - 29.
1715 On this day in history john Flamsteed observes Uranus for 6th time
1727 On April - 29 jean-Georges Noverre, French dancer/choreographer (ballet d'action)
1745 On this day in history oliver Ellsworth, 3rd Chief Justice Supreme Court (1796-1800)
1771 On April - 29 matthaus Stegmayer, composer