Famous Deaths In August - 29
Wednesday, 22 January 2020
0029 On August - 29 death of john the Baptist, beheaded
0886 Basilius I, the Macedonier, Byzantine emperor (867-886), dies on August - 29.
1093 On August - 29 death of hugh I, Duke of Burgundy (b. 1057)
1123 Death of King Eystein I of Norway (b. ca. 1088) on this day in history.
1395 On August - 29 death of duke Albert III of Austria (b. 1349)
1442 On this day in history death of john VI, Duke of Brittany (b. 1389)
1523 On August - 29 ulrich von Hutten, German poet/humanist/patriot, dies at 35
1526 Louis II, King of Hungary/Bohemia, dies in accident at 20 on August - 29.
1533 Death of Atahualpa, last Inca King of Peru, murdered by Spanish conquerors on August - 29.
1542 Death of CristovĂŁo da Gama, Portuguese soldier (born c. 1516) on August - 29.
1653 Death of Gillesz de Hondecoeter, painter/Hostage rights, buried at about 49 on August - 29.
1657 Death of John Lilburne, English dissenter on August - 29.
1712 Gregory King, English statistician (law of King), dies at 63 on this day in history.
1738 On this day in history georg Reuter, composer, dies at 81
1758 On August - 29 gerard Van Wage, historian, dies at 75
1769 Edmond Hoyle, games expert, dies (birth date unknown) on this day in history.
1780 On August - 29 death of jacques-Germain Soufflot, French architect (b. 1713)
1782 On August - 29 death of richard Kempenfelt, Royal Navy Admiral drowns (b. 1718)
1799 Pius VI, [Giovanni A Braschi], Italian Pope (1775-99), dies at 71 on August - 29.
1821 Horace Coignet, composer, dies at 86 on this day in history.
1844 On August - 29 death of edmund Ignatius Rice, Irish founder of the Christian Brothers and Presentation Brothers (b. 1762)
1856 Death of Mary Anne Schimmelpenninck, British Christian writer (b. 1778) on this day in history.
1861 On August - 29 franz Joseph Glaser, composer, dies at 63
1865 On August - 29 john Brough, US publisher/(gov-R-Ohio), dies at about 54
1877 On August - 29 brigham Young, 2nd president of Mormon Church, dies
1889 On August - 29 death of stefan Dunjov, Banat Bulgarian military figure (b. 1815)
1891 Death of Pierre Lallement, inventor of the bicycle (b. 1843 or 1844) on August - 29.
1893 On this day in history aleksei N Apuchtin, Rus poet (Stichotvorenia), dies at 52 [OS=8/17]
1904 On August - 29 murad V, sultan of Turkey (1876), dies
1909 On this day in history emil C Hansen, Danish physiologist, dies
1910 Allen Hill, cricket bowler (England, 2 Tests), dies on August - 29.
1914 On this day in history ... Machagovsky, Russian general (Tannenberg), dies in battle
1918 On this day in history max Dauthendey, writer, dies at 51
1921 Joel Asaph Allen, US zoologist (rule of Allen), dies at 83 on August - 29.