Historical Events In December - 29
Friday, 07 May 2021
1141 Yue Fei, Chinese general, executed on December - 29.
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 this day in history.
1170 On December - 29 thomas Beckett, archbishop, assassinated by 4 knights of King Henry II
1503 Battle at Carigliano: Spanish army beats France on this day in history.
1539 St Jacobs Church burns after being hit by lightning on December - 29.
1541 On December - 29 isabella of Poland & King Ferdinand of Austria sign Treaty of Gyalu
1558 Charles V, German emperor, buried on December - 29.
1558 Hermann Finck, composer, dies at 31 on this day in history.
1563 Francesco Maria Guaitoli, composer on December - 29.
1586 On December - 29 francisco de Moncada, Spanish earl of Osuna/marquis of Aytona
1619 Antoine Arnauld, French lawyer (Philippica), dies on December - 29.
1630 Jan Baptist Stalpart van der Wiele, RC pastor/lyricist, dies at 51 on this day in history.
1678 Gotthard Wagner, composer on this day in history.
1689 On December - 29 olfert Dapper, Amsterdam historian/geographer, buried
1703 Mustapha II, sultan (Turkey), dies at 39 on this day in history.
1705 Prosper Jolyot's "Idomenée," premieres in Paris on December - 29.
1708 On December - 29 great Alliance occupies Gent
1709 On this day in history elisabeth Petrovna, tsarina of Russia/daughter of Peter the Great
1721 Madame De Pompadour, mistress of French King Louis the 15th on this day in history.
1731 On December - 29 j Brook Taylor, English mathematician, dies at 46
1743 Alexander van Bylandt, Dutch military officer on this day in history.
1766 The birth of Charles Macintosh, Inventor of waterproof clothing on December - 29.
1767 Aime Ambroise Simon Leborne, composer on this day in history.
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 On December - 29 1st nautical almanac in US published by Samuel Stearns, Boston
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 this day in history charles Goodyear founder of Goodyear Tire was born
1800 Charles Goodyear, inventor (vulcanization process for rubber) on this day in history.
1806 William Gladstone, Liberal Prime Minister on this day in history.
1808 On this day in history andrew Johnson, Raleigh NC, (Unionist), 17th pres (1865-69)