Historical Events In April - 29
Tuesday, 19 February 2019
0534 On this day in history taliesin, Welsh poet, according to legend in Mabinogion
0852 On this day in history amalarius/Fortunatus/Symphosius of Metz/Lyon, bishop, dies at 76
0926 Burchard II, Duke of Swabia on this day in history.
1091 On April - 29 battle at Monte Levunium: Emperor Alexius I beats Petshegenes
1429 On this day in history joan of Arc leads Orleans, France, to victory over English
1429 On April - 29 the seige of Orleans is lifted by Joan of Arc
1499 John IV, Dutch army leader/earl of Egmond, dies on this day in history.
1522 Emperor Charles V names Frans van Holly inquisitor-gen of Netherlands on this day in history.
1535 John Houghton, English, executed on this day in history.
1540 Emperor Charles declares all privileges of Gent ended on this day in history.
1550 Emperor Charles V gives inquisiters additional authority on this day in history.
1553 Flemish woman introduces practice of starching linen into England on April - 29.
1584 Melchior Teschner, composer on this day in history.
1594 On April - 29 thomas Cooper, English bishop, lexicographer, and writer
1623 On April - 29 11 Dutch ships depart for the conquest of Peru
1628 Sweden & Denmark sign defense treaty against Duke of Wallenstein on this day in history.
1636 Prince Frederik Henry occupies Schenkenschans on this day in history.
1636 On this day in history esaias Reusner, composer
1644 Farm leader Li Zicheng becomes emperor of China & flees Peking on April - 29.
1660 On April - 29 matthias Henriksen Schacht, composer
1661 Chinese Ming dynasty occupies Taiwan on April - 29.
1667 John Arbuthnot, Scottish writer (Alexander Pope) on April - 29.
1670 On this day in history pope Clemens X elected
1672 Franco-Dutch War: Louis XIV of France invades the Netherlands on April - 29.
1676 Michiel A de Ruyter, Dutch rear-admiral, (Newport), killed at 69 on this day in history.
1699 Samuel Apostool, vicar/theologist (Zonisten), dies at 50 on this day in history.
1701 On this day in history drenthe Neth adopts Gregorian calendar, tomorrow is May 12, 1701
1706 Emperor Jozef I becomes monarch of Cologne/Bavaria on this day in history.
1707 English/Scottish parliament accept Act of Union, form Great Britain on April - 29.
1712 On this day in history juan Bautista Jose Cabanilles, composer, dies at 67
1715 On April - 29 john Flamsteed observes Uranus for 6th time
1727 Jean-Georges Noverre, French dancer/choreographer (ballet d'action) on April - 29.
1745 On this day in history oliver Ellsworth, 3rd Chief Justice Supreme Court (1796-1800)
1771 On April - 29 matthaus Stegmayer, composer