Historical Events In April - 29
Thursday, 28 September 2023
0534 Taliesin, Welsh poet, according to legend in Mabinogion on this day in history.
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 Battle at Monte Levunium: Emperor Alexius I beats Petshegenes on April - 29.
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 On April - 29 john IV, Dutch army leader/earl of Egmond, dies
1522 On April - 29 emperor Charles V names Frans van Holly inquisitor-gen of Netherlands
1535 John Houghton, English, executed on this day in history.
1540 On this day in history emperor Charles declares all privileges of Gent ended
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 On April - 29 sweden & Denmark sign defense treaty against Duke of Wallenstein
1636 Prince Frederik Henry occupies Schenkenschans on April - 29.
1636 On April - 29 esaias Reusner, composer
1644 On April - 29 farm leader Li Zicheng becomes emperor of China & flees Peking
1660 Matthias Henriksen Schacht, composer on April - 29.
1661 Chinese Ming dynasty occupies Taiwan on this day in history.
1667 On April - 29 john Arbuthnot, Scottish writer (Alexander Pope)
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 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 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 this day in history english/Scottish parliament accept Act of Union, form Great Britain
1712 Juan Bautista Jose Cabanilles, composer, dies at 67 on this day in history.
1715 On this day in history john Flamsteed observes Uranus for 6th time
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 this day in history.
1771 On April - 29 matthaus Stegmayer, composer