Historical Events In April - 29
Sunday, 18 August 2019
0534 On this day in history taliesin, Welsh poet, according to legend in Mabinogion
0852 Amalarius/Fortunatus/Symphosius of Metz/Lyon, bishop, dies at 76 on April - 29.
0926 Burchard II, Duke of Swabia on this day in history.
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 this day in history.
1429 The seige of Orleans is lifted by Joan of Arc on this day in history.
1499 John IV, Dutch army leader/earl of Egmond, dies on this day in history.
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 April - 29.
1584 On this day in history melchior Teschner, composer
1594 Thomas Cooper, English bishop, lexicographer, and writer on this day in history.
1623 11 Dutch ships depart for the conquest of Peru on April - 29.
1628 On this day in history sweden & Denmark sign defense treaty against Duke of Wallenstein
1636 Prince Frederik Henry occupies Schenkenschans on April - 29.
1636 On this day in history esaias Reusner, composer
1644 Farm leader Li Zicheng becomes emperor of China & flees Peking on this day in history.
1660 On April - 29 matthias Henriksen Schacht, composer
1661 Chinese Ming dynasty occupies Taiwan on April - 29.
1667 John Arbuthnot, Scottish writer (Alexander Pope) on April - 29.
1670 Pope Clemens X elected on April - 29.
1672 On April - 29 franco-Dutch War: Louis XIV of France invades the Netherlands.
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 this day in history drenthe Neth adopts Gregorian calendar, tomorrow is May 12, 1701
1706 Emperor Jozef I becomes monarch of Cologne/Bavaria on April - 29.
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 April - 29.
1715 John Flamsteed observes Uranus for 6th time on this day in history.
1727 On April - 29 jean-Georges Noverre, French dancer/choreographer (ballet d'action)
1745 On April - 29 oliver Ellsworth, 3rd Chief Justice Supreme Court (1796-1800)
1771 Matthaus Stegmayer, composer on April - 29.