Historical Events In December - 29
Tuesday, 14 July 2020
1141 Yue Fei, Chinese general, executed on this day in history.
1170 On this day in history thomas Becket: Thomas Becket, Archbishop of Canterbury, is assassinated inside Canterbury Cathedral by followers of King Henry II; he subsequently becomes a saint and martyr in the Anglican Church and the Roman Catholic Church.
1170 On December - 29 thomas Beckett, archbishop, assassinated by 4 knights of King Henry II
1503 On December - 29 battle at Carigliano: Spanish army beats France
1539 On December - 29 st Jacobs Church burns after being hit by lightning
1541 On this day in history isabella of Poland & King Ferdinand of Austria sign Treaty of Gyalu
1558 On this day in history charles V, German emperor, buried
1558 On this day in history hermann Finck, composer, dies at 31
1563 On December - 29 francesco Maria Guaitoli, composer
1586 On this day in history francisco de Moncada, Spanish earl of Osuna/marquis of Aytona
1619 On this day in history antoine Arnauld, French lawyer (Philippica), dies
1630 On this day in history jan Baptist Stalpart van der Wiele, RC pastor/lyricist, dies at 51
1678 On December - 29 gotthard Wagner, composer
1689 Olfert Dapper, Amsterdam historian/geographer, buried on December - 29.
1703 On December - 29 mustapha II, sultan (Turkey), dies at 39
1705 Prosper Jolyot's "Idomenée," premieres in Paris on December - 29.
1708 On this day in history great Alliance occupies Gent
1709 Elisabeth Petrovna, tsarina of Russia/daughter of Peter the Great on December - 29.
1721 Madame De Pompadour, mistress of French King Louis the 15th on this day in history.
1731 On this day in history j Brook Taylor, English mathematician, dies at 46
1743 On December - 29 alexander van Bylandt, Dutch military officer
1766 The birth of Charles Macintosh, Inventor of waterproof clothing on December - 29.
1767 On December - 29 aime Ambroise Simon Leborne, composer
1776 On December - 29 charles Macintosh, Scotland, patented waterproof fabric
1778 English troops occupy Savannah, Georgia on this day in history.
1782 On this day in history first nautical almanac in US published by Samuel Stearns, Boston
1782 On December - 29 1st nautical almanac in US published by Samuel Stearns, Boston
1785 On December - 29 johann Heinrich Rolle, composer, dies at 69
1786 On December - 29 french Revolution: The Assembly of Notables is convoked
1792 On December - 29 archibald Alison, Scottish historian (History of Europe)
1800 Charles Goodyear founder of Goodyear Tire was born on this day in history.
1800 On this day in history charles Goodyear, inventor (vulcanization process for rubber)
1806 On this day in history william Gladstone, Liberal Prime Minister
1808 Andrew Johnson, Raleigh NC, (Unionist), 17th pres (1865-69) on December - 29.