Historical Events In April - 29
Wednesday, 20 October 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 On April - 29 burchard II, Duke of Swabia
1091 Battle at Monte Levunium: Emperor Alexius I beats Petshegenes on this day in history.
1429 Joan of Arc leads Orleans, France, to victory over English on April - 29.
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 April - 29.
1522 Emperor Charles V names Frans van Holly inquisitor-gen of Netherlands on this day in history.
1535 John Houghton, English, executed on April - 29.
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 On this day in history flemish woman introduces practice of starching linen into England
1584 On this day in history 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 On April - 29 sweden & Denmark sign defense treaty against Duke of Wallenstein
1636 On April - 29 prince Frederik Henry occupies Schenkenschans
1636 On April - 29 esaias Reusner, composer
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 this day in history.
1667 John Arbuthnot, Scottish writer (Alexander Pope) on April - 29.
1670 Pope Clemens X elected on April - 29.
1672 Franco-Dutch War: Louis XIV of France invades the Netherlands on this day in history.
1676 Michiel A de Ruyter, Dutch rear-admiral, (Newport), killed at 69 on this day in history.
1699 On this day in history samuel Apostool, vicar/theologist (Zonisten), dies at 50
1701 Drenthe Neth adopts Gregorian calendar, tomorrow is May 12, 1701 on this day in history.
1706 On this day in history emperor Jozef I becomes monarch of Cologne/Bavaria
1707 On April - 29 english/Scottish parliament accept Act of Union, form Great Britain
1712 On April - 29 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 Oliver Ellsworth, 3rd Chief Justice Supreme Court (1796-1800) on April - 29.
1771 On April - 29 matthaus Stegmayer, composer