Historical Events In August - 29
Monday, 28 September 2020
0029 On August - 29 john the Baptist, beheaded
0284 Origin of Era of Diocletian (Martyrs) on this day in history.
0284 On this day in history gen Gaius Aurelius V Diocletianus Jovius (3) becomes emperor of Rome
0708 On this day in history copper coins are minted in Japan for the first time (Traditional Japanese date: August 10, 708).
0886 On August - 29 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 this day in history basilius I, the Macedonier, Byzantine emperor (867-886), dies
1178 Anti-Pope Callistus III gives pope title to Alexander III on this day in history.
1261 On August - 29 jacques Pantaleon elected as Pope Urban IV
1350 On this day in history battle of Winchelsea (or Les Espagnols sur Mer): The English naval fleet under King Edward III defeats a Castilian fleet of 40 ships.
1387 On this day in history henry V, king of England (1413-22)/France (1416-19)
1434 On this day in history janus Pannonius, Hungarian poet/translator
1475 Treaty of Picquigny] king Louis XI buys English contacts on this day in history.
1476 On this day in history 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 this day in history.
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 August - 29.
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 On August - 29 francisco Pizarro orders death of last Incan King of Peru, Atahualpa
1533 On August - 29 atahualpa, last Inca King of Peru, murdered by Spanish conquerors
1540 Emperor Karel deprives city Gent definitive rights/privileges on August - 29.
1541 On this day in history the Ottoman Turks capture Buda, the capital of the Hungarian Kingdom.
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 August - 29.
1632 On this day in history john Locke, England, empiricist philosopher; disproved substance
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 August - 29.