Historical Events In April - 29
Monday, 22 April 2019
0534 Taliesin, Welsh poet, according to legend in Mabinogion on this day in history.
0852 On April - 29 amalarius/Fortunatus/Symphosius of Metz/Lyon, bishop, dies at 76
0926 Burchard II, Duke of Swabia on April - 29.
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 The seige of Orleans is lifted by Joan of Arc on April - 29.
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 April - 29.
1535 On April - 29 john Houghton, English, executed
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 this day in history.
1594 On this day in history 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 Esaias Reusner, composer on April - 29.
1644 Farm leader Li Zicheng becomes emperor of China & flees Peking on April - 29.
1660 On April - 29 matthias Henriksen Schacht, composer
1661 Chinese Ming dynasty occupies Taiwan on this day in history.
1667 On April - 29 john Arbuthnot, Scottish writer (Alexander Pope)
1670 On April - 29 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 Samuel Apostool, vicar/theologist (Zonisten), dies at 50 on April - 29.
1701 On April - 29 drenthe Neth adopts Gregorian calendar, tomorrow is May 12, 1701
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 this day in history.
1715 John Flamsteed observes Uranus for 6th time on April - 29.
1727 Jean-Georges Noverre, French dancer/choreographer (ballet d'action) on this day in history.
1745 Oliver Ellsworth, 3rd Chief Justice Supreme Court (1796-1800) on this day in history.
1771 Matthaus Stegmayer, composer on April - 29.