Historical Events In August - 29
Friday, 03 July 2020
0029 John the Baptist, beheaded on August - 29.
0284 Origin of Era of Diocletian (Martyrs) on this day in history.
0284 Gen Gaius Aurelius V Diocletianus Jovius (3) becomes emperor of Rome on August - 29.
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 this day in history.
1178 Anti-Pope Callistus III gives pope title to Alexander III on August - 29.
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 August - 29.
1387 Henry V, king of England (1413-22)/France (1416-19) on this day in history.
1434 On August - 29 janus Pannonius, Hungarian poet/translator
1475 Treaty of Picquigny] king Louis XI buys English contacts on this day in history.
1476 Kano Motonobu, Kyoto Japan, co-founder (Kano school of painting) on August - 29.
1484 Giovanni B Cibo elected as Pope Innocent VIII on this day in history.
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 On this day in history hungary conquered by Turks in Battle of Mohács
1526 Louis II, King of Hungary/Bohemia, dies in accident at 20 on August - 29.
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 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 Cristovão da Gama, Portuguese soldier (born c. 1516) on August - 29.
1561 Bartholomeus Pitiscus, German mathematician (Trigonometry) on August - 29.
1609 Sassoferrato, [Giovanni B Salvi], Italian painter (Madonna) on this day in history.
1612 Battle at Surat India: English fleet beats Portuguese on this day in history.
1619 Jean-Baptiste Colbert, French minister of Naval/baron on August - 29.
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 On this day in history gillesz de Hondecoeter, painter/Hostage rights, buried at about 49
1655 Swedish king Karel X Gustaaf occupies Warsaw on August - 29.
1657 On this day in history john Lilburne, English dissenter