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 On December - 29 birth of gotthard Wagner, composer
1709 On December - 29 birth of elisabeth Petrovna, tsarina of Russia/daughter of Peter the Great
1721 On this day in history birth of madame De Pompadour, mistress of French King Louis the 15th
1743 On this day in history birth of alexander van Bylandt, Dutch military officer
1767 On December - 29 birth of aime Ambroise Simon Leborne, composer
1776 On this day in history birth of charles Macintosh, Scotland, patented waterproof fabric
0721 On this day in history death of empress Gemmei of Japan (b. 661)
1141 On December - 29 death of yue Fei, Chinese general, executed
1170 On this day in history death of thomas Beckett, archbishop, assassinated by 4 knights of King Henry II
1558 Hermann Finck, composer, dies at 31 on this day in history.
1563 Death of Sebastian Castellio, French theologian (b. 1515) on December - 29.
1619 On December - 29 antoine Arnauld, French lawyer (Philippica), dies
1630 Jan Baptist Stalpart van der Wiele, RC pastor/lyricist, dies at 51 on December - 29.
1634 On this day in history death of john Albert Vasa, Polish bishop (b. 1612)