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Historical Events In August - 29

Friday, 15 January 2021

0029  On August - 29 john the Baptist, beheaded  

0284  On this day in history origin of Era of Diocletian (Martyrs)  

0284  Gen Gaius Aurelius V Diocletianus Jovius (3) becomes emperor of Rome on August - 29.  

0708  On this day in history copper coins are minted in Japan for the first time (Traditional Japanese date: August 10, 708).  

0886  On this day in history the Byzantine emperor Basil I dies after a 19-year reign that has been marked by rare wisdom despite its treacherous beginnings and despite Basil's lack of education  

0886  Basilius I, the Macedonier, Byzantine emperor (867-886), dies on this day in history.  

1178  On this day in history anti-Pope Callistus III gives pope title to Alexander III  

1261  On this day in history jacques Pantaleon elected as Pope Urban IV  

1350  Battle of Winchelsea (or Les Espagnols sur Mer): The English naval fleet under King Edward III defeats a Castilian fleet of 40 ships on August - 29.  

1387  On August - 29 henry V, king of England (1413-22)/France (1416-19)  

1434  On this day in history janus Pannonius, Hungarian poet/translator  

1475  On this day in history treaty of Picquigny] king Louis XI buys English contacts  

1476  On this day in history kano Motonobu, Kyoto Japan, co-founder (Kano school of painting)  

1484  On August - 29 giovanni B Cibo elected as Pope Innocent VIII  

1521  The Ottoman Turks capture Nándorfehérvár, now known as Belgrade on this day in history.  

1523  On this day in history ulrich von Hutten, German poet/humanist/patriot, dies at 35  

1526  Hungary conquered by Turks in Battle of Moh cs on this day in history.  

1526  Hungary conquered by Turks in Battle of Mohács on August - 29.  

1526  On August - 29 louis II, King of Hungary/Bohemia, dies in accident at 20  

1533  On this day in history atahualpa, the last Incan king of Peru, is murdered at the request of Spanish conqueror Francisco Pizarro.  

1533  On August - 29 francisco Pizarro orders death of last Incan King of Peru, Atahualpa  

1533  Atahualpa, last Inca King of Peru, murdered by Spanish conquerors on August - 29.  

1540  On this day in history emperor Karel deprives city Gent definitive rights/privileges  

1541  On this day in history the Ottoman Turks capture Buda, the capital of the Hungarian Kingdom.  

1542  On August - 29 cristovão da Gama, Portuguese soldier (born c. 1516)  

1561  Bartholomeus Pitiscus, German mathematician (Trigonometry) on this day in history.  

1609  On August - 29 sassoferrato, [Giovanni B Salvi], Italian painter (Madonna)  

1612  Battle at Surat India: English fleet beats Portuguese on this day in history.  

1619  On August - 29 jean-Baptiste Colbert, French minister of Naval/baron  

1632  John Locke, England, empiricist philosopher; disproved substance on this day in history.  

1640  On August - 29 english King Charles I signed a peace treaty with Scotland  

1653  Gillesz de Hondecoeter, painter/Hostage rights, buried at about 49 on August - 29.  

1655  Swedish king Karel X Gustaaf occupies Warsaw on this day in history.  

1657  John Lilburne, English dissenter on this day in history.  

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Famous Birthdays In August - 29

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1387  Henry V, king of England (1413-22)/France (1416-19) was born on this day in history.  

1434  On this day in history birth of janus Pannonius, Hungarian poet/translator  

1476  On this day in history birth of kano Motonobu, Kyoto Japan, co-founder (Kano school of painting)  

1561  Bartholomeus Pitiscus, German mathematician (Trigonometry) was born on this day in history.  

1609  Sassoferrato, [Giovanni B Salvi], Italian painter (Madonna) was born on August - 29.  

1619  On August - 29 birth of jean-Baptiste Colbert, French minister of Naval/baron  

1628  John Granville, 1st Earl of Bath, English royalist statesman (d. 1701) was born on August - 29.  

1632  John Locke, England, empiricist philosopher; disproved substance was born on August - 29.  

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Famous Deaths In August - 29

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0029  Death of John the Baptist, beheaded on this day in history.  

0886  On August - 29 basilius I, the Macedonier, Byzantine emperor (867-886), dies  

1093  On this day in history death of hugh I, Duke of Burgundy (b. 1057)  

1123  On this day in history death of king Eystein I of Norway (b. ca. 1088)  

1395  On this day in history death of duke Albert III of Austria (b. 1349)  

1442  Death of John VI, Duke of Brittany (b. 1389) on August - 29.  

1523  Ulrich von Hutten, German poet/humanist/patriot, dies at 35 on this day in history.  

1526  On August - 29 louis II, King of Hungary/Bohemia, dies in accident at 20  

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