Historical Events In April - 29
Sunday, 02 October 2022
0534 On this day in history 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 April - 29 battle at Monte Levunium: Emperor Alexius I beats Petshegenes
1429 On April - 29 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 On this day in history john IV, Dutch army leader/earl of Egmond, dies
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 April - 29.
1550 On this day in history emperor Charles V gives inquisiters additional authority
1553 Flemish woman introduces practice of starching linen into England on April - 29.
1584 On April - 29 melchior Teschner, composer
1594 On April - 29 thomas Cooper, English bishop, lexicographer, and writer
1623 On this day in history 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 On this day in history prince Frederik Henry occupies Schenkenschans
1636 On this day in history esaias Reusner, composer
1644 On this day in history farm leader Li Zicheng becomes emperor of China & flees Peking
1660 On this day in history matthias Henriksen Schacht, composer
1661 Chinese Ming dynasty occupies Taiwan on April - 29.
1667 On April - 29 john Arbuthnot, Scottish writer (Alexander Pope)
1670 Pope Clemens X elected on this day in history.
1672 On April - 29 franco-Dutch War: Louis XIV of France invades the Netherlands.
1676 On this day in history michiel A de Ruyter, Dutch rear-admiral, (Newport), killed at 69
1699 On April - 29 samuel Apostool, vicar/theologist (Zonisten), dies at 50
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 April - 29.
1707 English/Scottish parliament accept Act of Union, form Great Britain on this day in history.
1712 Juan Bautista Jose Cabanilles, composer, dies at 67 on April - 29.
1715 On this day in history john Flamsteed observes Uranus for 6th time
1727 On April - 29 jean-Georges Noverre, French dancer/choreographer (ballet d'action)
1745 Oliver Ellsworth, 3rd Chief Justice Supreme Court (1796-1800) on April - 29.
1771 On April - 29 matthaus Stegmayer, composer