Historical Events In April - 29
Sunday, 27 September 2020
0534 Taliesin, Welsh poet, according to legend in Mabinogion on this day in history.
0852 Amalarius/Fortunatus/Symphosius of Metz/Lyon, bishop, dies at 76 on April - 29.
0926 Burchard II, Duke of Swabia on April - 29.
1091 Battle at Monte Levunium: Emperor Alexius I beats Petshegenes on April - 29.
1429 On this day in history joan of Arc leads Orleans, France, to victory over English
1429 On this day in history 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 On this day in history john Houghton, English, executed
1540 Emperor Charles declares all privileges of Gent ended on April - 29.
1550 Emperor Charles V gives inquisiters additional authority on April - 29.
1553 Flemish woman introduces practice of starching linen into England on April - 29.
1584 Melchior Teschner, composer on April - 29.
1594 On this day in history thomas Cooper, English bishop, lexicographer, and writer
1623 On April - 29 11 Dutch ships depart for the conquest of Peru
1628 Sweden & Denmark sign defense treaty against Duke of Wallenstein on April - 29.
1636 On April - 29 prince Frederik Henry occupies Schenkenschans
1636 Esaias Reusner, composer on this day in history.
1644 On April - 29 farm leader Li Zicheng becomes emperor of China & flees Peking
1660 On April - 29 matthias Henriksen Schacht, composer
1661 Chinese Ming dynasty occupies Taiwan on April - 29.
1667 On April - 29 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 April - 29.
1699 Samuel Apostool, vicar/theologist (Zonisten), dies at 50 on this day in history.
1701 On this day in history drenthe Neth adopts Gregorian calendar, tomorrow is May 12, 1701
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 On April - 29 john Flamsteed observes Uranus for 6th time
1727 On April - 29 jean-Georges Noverre, French dancer/choreographer (ballet d'action)
1745 On this day in history oliver Ellsworth, 3rd Chief Justice Supreme Court (1796-1800)
1771 Matthaus Stegmayer, composer on April - 29.