Historical Events In April - 29
Thursday, 28 January 2021
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 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 On April - 29 the seige of Orleans is lifted by Joan of Arc
1499 John IV, Dutch army leader/earl of Egmond, dies on April - 29.
1522 On April - 29 emperor Charles V names Frans van Holly inquisitor-gen of Netherlands
1535 On this day in history john Houghton, English, executed
1540 On this day in history 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 April - 29 melchior Teschner, composer
1594 On April - 29 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 this day in history.
1636 Prince Frederik Henry occupies Schenkenschans on April - 29.
1636 On this day in history 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 April - 29 chinese Ming dynasty occupies Taiwan
1667 John Arbuthnot, Scottish writer (Alexander Pope) on this day in history.
1670 Pope Clemens X elected on this day in history.
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 this day in history.
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 English/Scottish parliament accept Act of Union, form Great Britain on April - 29.
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 April - 29.
1745 On this day in history oliver Ellsworth, 3rd Chief Justice Supreme Court (1796-1800)
1771 Matthaus Stegmayer, composer on April - 29.