Historical Events In April - 29
Friday, 14 December 2018
0534 On April - 29 taliesin, Welsh poet, according to legend in Mabinogion
0852 Amalarius/Fortunatus/Symphosius of Metz/Lyon, bishop, dies at 76 on this day in history.
0926 On April - 29 burchard II, Duke of Swabia
1091 On April - 29 battle at Monte Levunium: Emperor Alexius I beats Petshegenes
1429 On this day in history joan of Arc leads Orleans, France, to victory over English
1429 On April - 29 the seige of Orleans is lifted by Joan of Arc
1499 On this day in history 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 On April - 29 john Houghton, English, executed
1540 On April - 29 emperor Charles declares all privileges of Gent ended
1550 On April - 29 emperor Charles V gives inquisiters additional authority
1553 Flemish woman introduces practice of starching linen into England on this day in history.
1584 Melchior Teschner, composer on this day in history.
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 Sweden & Denmark sign defense treaty against Duke of Wallenstein on April - 29.
1636 On this day in history prince Frederik Henry occupies Schenkenschans
1636 On April - 29 esaias Reusner, composer
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 April - 29.
1667 On this day in history john Arbuthnot, Scottish writer (Alexander Pope)
1670 Pope Clemens X elected on April - 29.
1672 On this day in history franco-Dutch War: Louis XIV of France invades the Netherlands.
1676 On April - 29 michiel A de Ruyter, Dutch rear-admiral, (Newport), killed at 69
1699 Samuel Apostool, vicar/theologist (Zonisten), dies at 50 on this day in history.
1701 On April - 29 drenthe Neth adopts Gregorian calendar, tomorrow is May 12, 1701
1706 On April - 29 emperor Jozef I becomes monarch of Cologne/Bavaria
1707 English/Scottish parliament accept Act of Union, form Great Britain on this day in history.
1712 On this day in history juan Bautista Jose Cabanilles, composer, dies at 67
1715 On this day in history john Flamsteed observes Uranus for 6th time
1727 Jean-Georges Noverre, French dancer/choreographer (ballet d'action) on this day in history.
1745 On April - 29 oliver Ellsworth, 3rd Chief Justice Supreme Court (1796-1800)
1771 Matthaus Stegmayer, composer on this day in history.