1387 On this day in history birth of henry V, king of England (1413-22)/France (1416-19)
1434 On August - 29 birth of janus Pannonius, Hungarian poet/translator
1476 Kano Motonobu, Kyoto Japan, co-founder (Kano school of painting) was born on this day in history.
1561 Bartholomeus Pitiscus, German mathematician (Trigonometry) was born on this day in history.
1609 On this day in history birth of sassoferrato, [Giovanni B Salvi], Italian painter (Madonna)
1619 On August - 29 birth of jean-Baptiste Colbert, French minister of Naval/baron
1628 On this day in history 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.
0029 Death of John the Baptist, beheaded on this day in history.
0886 On August - 29 basilius I, the Macedonier, Byzantine emperor (867-886), dies
1093 On August - 29 death of hugh I, Duke of Burgundy (b. 1057)
1123 On August - 29 death of king Eystein I of Norway (b. ca. 1088)
1395 On this day in history death of duke Albert III of Austria (b. 1349)
1442 Death of John VI, Duke of Brittany (b. 1389) on August - 29.
1523 Ulrich von Hutten, German poet/humanist/patriot, dies at 35 on August - 29.
1526 Louis II, King of Hungary/Bohemia, dies in accident at 20 on this day in history.