Historical Events In April - 29
Sunday, 15 December 2019
0534 On April - 29 taliesin, Welsh poet, according to legend in Mabinogion
0852 Amalarius/Fortunatus/Symphosius of Metz/Lyon, bishop, dies at 76 on April - 29.
0926 On April - 29 burchard II, Duke of Swabia
1091 On this day in history battle at Monte Levunium: Emperor Alexius I beats Petshegenes
1429 On April - 29 joan of Arc leads Orleans, France, to victory over English
1429 The seige of Orleans is lifted by Joan of Arc on this day in history.
1499 John IV, Dutch army leader/earl of Egmond, dies on this day in history.
1522 On this day in history emperor Charles V names Frans van Holly inquisitor-gen of Netherlands
1535 On April - 29 john Houghton, English, executed
1540 Emperor Charles declares all privileges of Gent ended on this day in history.
1550 Emperor Charles V gives inquisiters additional authority on April - 29.
1553 On April - 29 flemish woman introduces practice of starching linen into England
1584 Melchior Teschner, composer on April - 29.
1594 On this day in history thomas Cooper, English bishop, lexicographer, and writer
1623 11 Dutch ships depart for the conquest of Peru on this day in history.
1628 Sweden & Denmark sign defense treaty against Duke of Wallenstein on April - 29.
1636 Prince Frederik Henry occupies Schenkenschans on April - 29.
1636 On April - 29 esaias Reusner, composer
1644 Farm leader Li Zicheng becomes emperor of China & flees Peking on this day in history.
1660 Matthias Henriksen Schacht, composer on April - 29.
1661 Chinese Ming dynasty occupies Taiwan on this day in history.
1667 On this day in history john Arbuthnot, Scottish writer (Alexander Pope)
1670 On April - 29 pope Clemens X elected
1672 On April - 29 franco-Dutch War: Louis XIV of France invades the Netherlands.
1676 Michiel A de Ruyter, Dutch rear-admiral, (Newport), killed at 69 on this day in history.
1699 On April - 29 samuel Apostool, vicar/theologist (Zonisten), dies at 50
1701 Drenthe Neth adopts Gregorian calendar, tomorrow is May 12, 1701 on April - 29.
1706 On this day in history emperor Jozef I becomes monarch of Cologne/Bavaria
1707 On this day in history english/Scottish parliament accept Act of Union, form Great Britain
1712 On this day in history juan Bautista Jose Cabanilles, composer, dies at 67
1715 John Flamsteed observes Uranus for 6th time on April - 29.
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 this day in history matthaus Stegmayer, composer