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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.  

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Famous Birthdays In August - 29

Famous People Born On This Day In History

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

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  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  On August - 29 birth of john Granville, 1st Earl of Bath, English royalist statesman (d. 1701)  

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

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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 August - 29.  

1093  On August - 29 death of hugh I, Duke of Burgundy (b. 1057)  

1123  Death of King Eystein I of Norway (b. ca. 1088) on this day in history.  

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  On August - 29 ulrich von Hutten, German poet/humanist/patriot, dies at 35  

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

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