Historical Events In April - 29
Thursday, 05 August 2021
0534 On April - 29 taliesin, Welsh poet, according to legend in Mabinogion
0852 On April - 29 amalarius/Fortunatus/Symphosius of Metz/Lyon, bishop, dies at 76
0926 Burchard II, Duke of Swabia on this day in history.
1091 On this day in history battle at Monte Levunium: Emperor Alexius I beats Petshegenes
1429 Joan of Arc leads Orleans, France, to victory over English on this day in history.
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 On April - 29 emperor Charles V names Frans van Holly inquisitor-gen of Netherlands
1535 On this day in history john Houghton, English, executed
1540 On this day in history emperor Charles declares all privileges of Gent ended
1550 On this day in history emperor Charles V gives inquisiters additional authority
1553 On this day in history flemish woman introduces practice of starching linen into England
1584 On this day in history melchior Teschner, composer
1594 Thomas Cooper, English bishop, lexicographer, and writer on this day in history.
1623 11 Dutch ships depart for the conquest of Peru on April - 29.
1628 On April - 29 sweden & Denmark sign defense treaty against Duke of Wallenstein
1636 On this day in history prince Frederik Henry occupies Schenkenschans
1636 Esaias Reusner, composer on April - 29.
1644 On this day in history farm leader Li Zicheng becomes emperor of China & flees Peking
1660 Matthias Henriksen Schacht, composer on this day in history.
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 April - 29.
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 Emperor Jozef I becomes monarch of Cologne/Bavaria on this day in history.
1707 On April - 29 english/Scottish parliament accept Act of Union, form Great Britain
1712 Juan Bautista Jose Cabanilles, composer, dies at 67 on April - 29.
1715 John Flamsteed observes Uranus for 6th time on this day in history.
1727 On this day in history 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