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Historical Events In August - 29

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0029  John the Baptist, beheaded on August - 29.  

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

0284  On this day in history 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 August - 29.  

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

1178  On August - 29 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 this day in history henry V, king of England (1413-22)/France (1416-19)  

1434  Janus Pannonius, Hungarian poet/translator on this day in history.  

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

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

1484  Giovanni B Cibo elected as Pope Innocent VIII on August - 29.  

1521  The Ottoman Turks capture Nándorfehérvár, now known as Belgrade on August - 29.  

1523  Ulrich von Hutten, German poet/humanist/patriot, dies at 35 on August - 29.  

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

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 this day in history.  

1533  On this day in history 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  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  Cristovão da Gama, Portuguese soldier (born c. 1516) on August - 29.  

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

1609  On this day in history sassoferrato, [Giovanni B Salvi], Italian painter (Madonna)  

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  On this day in history john Locke, England, empiricist philosopher; disproved substance  

1640  On this day in history english King Charles I signed a peace treaty with Scotland  

1653  Gillesz de Hondecoeter, painter/Hostage rights, buried at about 49 on this day in history.  

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

1657  John Lilburne, English dissenter on August - 29.  

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Famous Birthdays In August - 29

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1387  On this day in history birth of henry V, king of England (1413-22)/France (1416-19)  

1434  Janus Pannonius, Hungarian poet/translator was born on this day in history.  

1476  Kano Motonobu, Kyoto Japan, co-founder (Kano school of painting) was born on August - 29.  

1561  On August - 29 birth of bartholomeus Pitiscus, German mathematician (Trigonometry)  

1609  Sassoferrato, [Giovanni B Salvi], Italian painter (Madonna) was born on this day in history.  

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

1628  John Granville, 1st Earl of Bath, English royalist statesman (d. 1701) was born on this day in history.  

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

Famous Deaths In August - 29

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0029  Death of John the Baptist, beheaded on August - 29.  

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

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

1123  On August - 29 death of king Eystein I of Norway (b. ca. 1088)  

1395  Death of Duke Albert III of Austria (b. 1349) on August - 29.  

1442  On August - 29 death of john VI, Duke of Brittany (b. 1389)  

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

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

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