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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.  

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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 this day in history.  

1476  On this day in history birth of kano Motonobu, Kyoto Japan, co-founder (Kano school of painting)  

1561  On this day in history birth of bartholomeus Pitiscus, German mathematician (Trigonometry)  

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

1619  On this day in history birth of jean-Baptiste Colbert, French minister of Naval/baron  

1628  John Granville, 1st Earl of Bath, English royalist statesman (d. 1701) was born on August - 29.  

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  Death of John the Baptist, beheaded on this day in history.  

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

1093  On this day in history death of hugh I, Duke of Burgundy (b. 1057)  

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 August - 29.  

1442  Death of John VI, Duke of Brittany (b. 1389) on this day in history.  

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

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

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