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.