Historical Events In August - 29
Friday, 30 July 2021
0029 On this day in history john the Baptist, beheaded
0284 Origin of Era of Diocletian (Martyrs) on August - 29.
0284 Gen Gaius Aurelius V Diocletianus Jovius (3) becomes emperor of Rome on this day in history.
0708 On August - 29 copper coins are minted in Japan for the first time (Traditional Japanese date: August 10, 708).
0886 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 on August - 29.
0886 Basilius I, the Macedonier, Byzantine emperor (867-886), dies on August - 29.
1178 On August - 29 anti-Pope Callistus III gives pope title to Alexander III
1261 Jacques Pantaleon elected as Pope Urban IV on this day in history.
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 this day in history.
1387 Henry V, king of England (1413-22)/France (1416-19) on this day in history.
1434 Janus Pannonius, Hungarian poet/translator on August - 29.
1475 On August - 29 treaty of Picquigny] king Louis XI buys English contacts
1476 Kano Motonobu, Kyoto Japan, co-founder (Kano school of painting) on August - 29.
1484 Giovanni B Cibo elected as Pope Innocent VIII on August - 29.
1521 The Ottoman Turks capture Nándorfehérvár, now known as Belgrade on this day in history.
1523 Ulrich von Hutten, German poet/humanist/patriot, dies at 35 on August - 29.
1526 On this day in history hungary conquered by Turks in Battle of Moh cs
1526 On August - 29 hungary conquered by Turks in Battle of Mohács
1526 On August - 29 louis II, King of Hungary/Bohemia, dies in accident at 20
1533 Atahualpa, the last Incan king of Peru, is murdered at the request of Spanish conqueror Francisco Pizarro on this day in history.
1533 Francisco Pizarro orders death of last Incan King of Peru, Atahualpa on this day in history.
1533 On this day in history atahualpa, last Inca King of Peru, murdered by Spanish conquerors
1540 On August - 29 emperor Karel deprives city Gent definitive rights/privileges
1541 The Ottoman Turks capture Buda, the capital of the Hungarian Kingdom on August - 29.
1542 On this day in history cristovão da Gama, Portuguese soldier (born c. 1516)
1561 Bartholomeus Pitiscus, German mathematician (Trigonometry) on this day in history.
1609 On this day in history sassoferrato, [Giovanni B Salvi], Italian painter (Madonna)
1612 On August - 29 battle at Surat India: English fleet beats Portuguese
1619 Jean-Baptiste Colbert, French minister of Naval/baron on August - 29.
1632 On August - 29 john Locke, England, empiricist philosopher; disproved substance
1640 English King Charles I signed a peace treaty with Scotland on this day in history.
1653 On August - 29 gillesz de Hondecoeter, painter/Hostage rights, buried at about 49
1655 Swedish king Karel X Gustaaf occupies Warsaw on August - 29.
1657 John Lilburne, English dissenter on this day in history.