Historical Events In April - 29
Monday, 06 April 2020
0534 On April - 29 taliesin, Welsh poet, according to legend in Mabinogion
0852 On this day in history amalarius/Fortunatus/Symphosius of Metz/Lyon, bishop, dies at 76
0926 On this day in history burchard II, Duke of Swabia
1091 Battle at Monte Levunium: Emperor Alexius I beats Petshegenes on April - 29.
1429 On April - 29 joan of Arc leads Orleans, France, to victory over English
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 this day in history john Houghton, English, executed
1540 Emperor Charles declares all privileges of Gent ended on this day in history.
1550 Emperor Charles V gives inquisiters additional authority on April - 29.
1553 Flemish woman introduces practice of starching linen into England on April - 29.
1584 Melchior Teschner, composer on this day in history.
1594 On April - 29 thomas Cooper, English bishop, lexicographer, and writer
1623 On this day in history 11 Dutch ships depart for the conquest of Peru
1628 Sweden & Denmark sign defense treaty against Duke of Wallenstein on April - 29.
1636 Prince Frederik Henry occupies Schenkenschans on April - 29.
1636 Esaias Reusner, composer on April - 29.
1644 On this day in history farm leader Li Zicheng becomes emperor of China & flees Peking
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 On April - 29 pope Clemens X elected
1672 Franco-Dutch War: Louis XIV of France invades the Netherlands on April - 29.
1676 Michiel A de Ruyter, Dutch rear-admiral, (Newport), killed at 69 on this day in history.
1699 Samuel Apostool, vicar/theologist (Zonisten), dies at 50 on this day in history.
1701 Drenthe Neth adopts Gregorian calendar, tomorrow is May 12, 1701 on this day in history.
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 April - 29 juan Bautista Jose Cabanilles, composer, dies at 67
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 Oliver Ellsworth, 3rd Chief Justice Supreme Court (1796-1800) on April - 29.
1771 On April - 29 matthaus Stegmayer, composer