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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 "IdomenĂ©e," 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.  

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Famous Birthdays In December - 29

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1563  Francesco Maria Guaitoli, composer was born on this day in history.  

1586  Francisco de Moncada, Spanish earl of Osuna/marquis of Aytona was born on December - 29.  

1678  On this day in history birth of gotthard Wagner, composer  

1709  Elisabeth Petrovna, tsarina of Russia/daughter of Peter the Great was born on December - 29.  

1721  On December - 29 birth of madame De Pompadour, mistress of French King Louis the 15th  

1743  Alexander van Bylandt, Dutch military officer was born on December - 29.  

1767  Aime Ambroise Simon Leborne, composer was born on this day in history.  

1776  Charles Macintosh, Scotland, patented waterproof fabric was born on this day in history.  

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Famous Deaths In December - 29

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0721  Death of Empress Gemmei of Japan (b. 661) on this day in history.  

1141  Death of Yue Fei, Chinese general, executed on this day in history.  

1170  Death of Thomas Beckett, archbishop, assassinated by 4 knights of King Henry II on this day in history.  

1558  On December - 29 hermann Finck, composer, dies at 31  

1563  On December - 29 death of sebastian Castellio, French theologian (b. 1515)  

1619  Antoine Arnauld, French lawyer (Philippica), dies on this day in history.  

1630  Jan Baptist Stalpart van der Wiele, RC pastor/lyricist, dies at 51 on December - 29.  

1634  Death of John Albert Vasa, Polish bishop (b. 1612) on this day in history.  

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