Historical Events In April - 29
Monday, 17 February 2020
0534 On April - 29 taliesin, Welsh poet, according to legend in Mabinogion
0852 On April - 29 amalarius/Fortunatus/Symphosius of Metz/Lyon, bishop, dies at 76
0926 Burchard II, Duke of Swabia on April - 29.
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 this day in history 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 this day in history emperor Charles V names Frans van Holly inquisitor-gen of Netherlands
1535 John Houghton, English, executed on this day in history.
1540 On April - 29 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 Thomas Cooper, English bishop, lexicographer, and writer on this day in history.
1623 On this day in history 11 Dutch ships depart for the conquest of Peru
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 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 On this day in history chinese Ming dynasty occupies Taiwan
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 this day in history.
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 April - 29.
1706 On this day in history 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 April - 29 juan Bautista Jose Cabanilles, composer, dies at 67
1715 On April - 29 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.