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Historical Events In December - 29

Tuesday, 17 May 2022

1141  On this day in history yue Fei, Chinese general, executed  

1170  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 on December - 29.  

1170  On this day in history thomas Beckett, archbishop, assassinated by 4 knights of King Henry II  

1503  Battle at Carigliano: Spanish army beats France on December - 29.  

1539  On this day in history st Jacobs Church burns after being hit by lightning  

1541  Isabella of Poland & King Ferdinand of Austria sign Treaty of Gyalu on December - 29.  

1558  On this day in history charles V, German emperor, buried  

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

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

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

1619  On December - 29 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 this day in history gotthard Wagner, composer  

1689  Olfert Dapper, Amsterdam historian/geographer, buried on this day in history.  

1703  Mustapha II, sultan (Turkey), dies at 39 on December - 29.  

1705  Prosper Jolyot's "IdomenĂ©e," premieres in Paris on December - 29.  

1708  Great Alliance occupies Gent on December - 29.  

1709  Elisabeth Petrovna, tsarina of Russia/daughter of Peter the Great on this day in history.  

1721  Madame De Pompadour, mistress of French King Louis the 15th on December - 29.  

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  Aime Ambroise Simon Leborne, composer on December - 29.  

1776  On December - 29 charles Macintosh, Scotland, patented waterproof fabric  

1778  On this day in history english troops occupy Savannah, Georgia  

1782  On December - 29 first nautical almanac in US published by Samuel Stearns, Boston  

1782  1st nautical almanac in US published by Samuel Stearns, Boston on this day in history.  

1785  Johann Heinrich Rolle, composer, dies at 69 on December - 29.  

1786  On December - 29 french Revolution: The Assembly of Notables is convoked  

1792  On December - 29 archibald Alison, Scottish historian (History of Europe)  

1800  On December - 29 charles Goodyear founder of Goodyear Tire was born  

1800  Charles Goodyear, inventor (vulcanization process for rubber) on December - 29.  

1806  William Gladstone, Liberal Prime Minister on this day in history.  

1808  On December - 29 andrew Johnson, Raleigh NC, (Unionist), 17th pres (1865-69)  

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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 December - 29.  

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

1678  Gotthard Wagner, composer was born on December - 29.  

1709  Elisabeth Petrovna, tsarina of Russia/daughter of Peter the Great was born on this day in history.  

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 December - 29.  

1776  On December - 29 birth of charles Macintosh, Scotland, patented waterproof fabric  

Famous Deaths In December - 29

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0721  On this day in history death of empress Gemmei of Japan (b. 661)  

1141  Death of Yue Fei, Chinese general, executed on December - 29.  

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

1558  On this day in history 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 December - 29.  

1630  On December - 29 jan Baptist Stalpart van der Wiele, RC pastor/lyricist, dies at 51  

1634  Death of John Albert Vasa, Polish bishop (b. 1612) on December - 29.  

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