Famous Deaths In May - 29
Wednesday, 27 October 2021
1259 On this day in history death of king Christopher I of Denmark (b. 1219)
1379 On this day in history death of king Henry II of Castile (b. 1334)
1405 Death of Philippe de MÃ©ziÃ¨res, advisor to Charles V of France on May - 29.
1425 Death of Hongxi Emperor of China (b. 1378) on this day in history.
1453 Constantine XI Dragases, last Byzantine Emperor, dies at 49 on May - 29.
1500 On May - 29 death of bartholomeu Diaz de Narvaez (Novaez), Portuguese sea explorer, drowns
1544 On May - 29 jacobus Latomus [Jasques Masson], Belgian inquisitor, dies at about 68
1546 Death of Cardinal Beaton, English archbishop of St Andrews, murdered on May - 29.
1593 On May - 29 death of john Penry, English congressionalist, executed
1629 On this day in history arnold Baert, Flemish lawyer/member of Great Council, dies at about 74
1660 On May - 29 gyorgy RÃ¡kÃ³czi II, prince of Transsylvania, dies in battle
1680 On this day in history abraham Megerle, composer, dies at 73
1691 Cornelis Tromp, admiral-general/son of Maarten T, dies at 61 on May - 29.
1750 On May - 29 giuseppe Porsile, composer, dies at 70
1788 Jacques Aliamet, French etcher/engraver, dies at 61 on May - 29.
1790 On this day in history death of israel Putnam, American Revolutionary War general (b. 1718)
1796 Death of Carl Fredrik Pechlin, Swedish politician (b. 1720) on this day in history.
1814 Josephine, empress of France (1804-14), dies on this day in history.
1815 On this day in history cornelis de Gijselaar, politician/patriot, dies at 64
1816 Madame L'Ouverture, widow of Haiti's leader Toussaint L'O, dies on May - 29.
1829 Humphry Davy, scientist/inventor (Miner's safety lamp), dies at 84 on May - 29.
1833 On May - 29 william Marshall, composer, dies at 84
1847 On May - 29 death of emmanuel, marquis de Grouchy, French marshal (b. 1766)
1862 Franciszek Wincenty Mirecki, composer, dies at 71 on this day in history.
1866 On May - 29 death of winfield Scott, American general (b. 1786)
1868 On this day in history death of michael Obrenovich III, Prince of Serbia (b. 1823)
1869 On this day in history philippe Vandermaelen, Flemish cartographer/publisher, dies at 73
1877 John Lothrop Motley, (History of United Netherlands), dies at 63 on May - 29.
1882 Death of Vasily Perov, Russian painter (b. 1833) on May - 29.
1883 Albrecht of Prussia, mistress of John van Rossum, dies at 73 on this day in history.
1885 On May - 29 alfred von Meissner, Austria physician/writer (Ziska), dies at 63
1892 On May - 29 baha'u'llah [Mirza HA Noeri], Persian founder (Baha'i), dies at 74
1896 On May - 29 death of gabriel Auguste DaubrÃ©e, French geologist (b. 1814)
1899 On May - 29 frantz Jehin-Prume, composer, dies at 60