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