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Historical Events In August - 29

Wednesday, 21 April 2021

0029  On this day in history john the Baptist, beheaded  

0284  Origin of Era of Diocletian (Martyrs) on this day in history.  

0284  On August - 29 gen Gaius Aurelius V Diocletianus Jovius (3) becomes emperor of Rome  

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

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 this day in history.  

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

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

1261  Jacques Pantaleon elected as Pope Urban IV on August - 29.  

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

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

1434  On August - 29 janus Pannonius, Hungarian poet/translator  

1475  Treaty of Picquigny] king Louis XI buys English contacts on August - 29.  

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

1526  On August - 29 hungary conquered by Turks in Battle of Moh cs  

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

1526  Louis II, King of Hungary/Bohemia, dies in accident at 20 on August - 29.  

1533  On August - 29 atahualpa, the last Incan king of Peru, is murdered at the request of Spanish conqueror Francisco Pizarro.  

1533  Francisco Pizarro orders death of last Incan King of Peru, Atahualpa on August - 29.  

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 August - 29 the Ottoman Turks capture Buda, the capital of the Hungarian Kingdom.  

1542  On this day in history cristovão da Gama, Portuguese soldier (born c. 1516)  

1561  Bartholomeus Pitiscus, German mathematician (Trigonometry) on August - 29.  

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

1612  Battle at Surat India: English fleet beats Portuguese on August - 29.  

1619  Jean-Baptiste Colbert, French minister of Naval/baron on this day in history.  

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

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

1653  On this day in history gillesz de Hondecoeter, painter/Hostage rights, buried at about 49  

1655  On this day in history swedish king Karel X Gustaaf occupies Warsaw  

1657  On August - 29 john Lilburne, English dissenter  

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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  Janus Pannonius, Hungarian poet/translator was born on August - 29.  

1476  On August - 29 birth of kano Motonobu, Kyoto Japan, co-founder (Kano school of painting)  

1561  Bartholomeus Pitiscus, German mathematician (Trigonometry) was born on August - 29.  

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

1619  Jean-Baptiste Colbert, French minister of Naval/baron was born on this day in history.  

1628  On this day in history birth of john Granville, 1st Earl of Bath, English royalist statesman (d. 1701)  

1632  On August - 29 birth of john Locke, England, empiricist philosopher; disproved substance  

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Famous Deaths In August - 29

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0029  On this day in history death of john the Baptist, beheaded  

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

1093  Death of Hugh I, Duke of Burgundy (b. 1057) on August - 29.  

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

1395  Death of Duke Albert III of Austria (b. 1349) on this day in history.  

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 August - 29.  

1526  On this day in history louis II, King of Hungary/Bohemia, dies in accident at 20  

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