Famous Deaths In May - 29
Thursday, 01 October 2020
1259 On this day in history death of king Christopher I of Denmark (b. 1219)
1379 Death of King Henry II of Castile (b. 1334) on May - 29.
1405 Death of Philippe de Mézières, advisor to Charles V of France on this day in history.
1425 Death of Hongxi Emperor of China (b. 1378) on May - 29.
1453 Constantine XI Dragases, last Byzantine Emperor, dies at 49 on this day in history.
1500 Death of Bartholomeu Diaz de Narvaez (Novaez), Portuguese sea explorer, drowns on this day in history.
1544 Jacobus Latomus [Jasques Masson], Belgian inquisitor, dies at about 68 on this day in history.
1546 On this day in history death of cardinal Beaton, English archbishop of St Andrews, murdered
1593 Death of John Penry, English congressionalist, executed on May - 29.
1629 On May - 29 arnold Baert, Flemish lawyer/member of Great Council, dies at about 74
1660 On May - 29 gyorgy Rákóczi II, prince of Transsylvania, dies in battle
1680 Abraham Megerle, composer, dies at 73 on May - 29.
1691 On May - 29 cornelis Tromp, admiral-general/son of Maarten T, dies at 61
1750 On May - 29 giuseppe Porsile, composer, dies at 70
1788 Jacques Aliamet, French etcher/engraver, dies at 61 on May - 29.
1790 On May - 29 death of israel Putnam, American Revolutionary War general (b. 1718)
1796 Death of Carl Fredrik Pechlin, Swedish politician (b. 1720) on May - 29.
1814 Josephine, empress of France (1804-14), dies on this day in history.
1815 Cornelis de Gijselaar, politician/patriot, dies at 64 on May - 29.
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 William Marshall, composer, dies at 84 on May - 29.
1847 On May - 29 death of emmanuel, marquis de Grouchy, French marshal (b. 1766)
1862 On this day in history franciszek Wincenty Mirecki, composer, dies at 71
1866 On May - 29 death of winfield Scott, American general (b. 1786)
1868 Death of Michael Obrenovich III, Prince of Serbia (b. 1823) on this day in history.
1869 On this day in history philippe Vandermaelen, Flemish cartographer/publisher, dies at 73
1877 On May - 29 john Lothrop Motley, (History of United Netherlands), dies at 63
1882 Death of Vasily Perov, Russian painter (b. 1833) on this day in history.
1883 Albrecht of Prussia, mistress of John van Rossum, dies at 73 on this day in history.
1885 On this day in history alfred von Meissner, Austria physician/writer (Ziska), dies at 63
1892 Baha'u'llah [Mirza HA Noeri], Persian founder (Baha'i), dies at 74 on May - 29.
1896 On May - 29 death of gabriel Auguste Daubrée, French geologist (b. 1814)
1899 On May - 29 frantz Jehin-Prume, composer, dies at 60