Historical Events In August - 29
Sunday, 09 August 2020
0029 John the Baptist, beheaded on August - 29.
0284 Origin of Era of Diocletian (Martyrs) on this day in history.
0284 Gen Gaius Aurelius V Diocletianus Jovius (3) becomes emperor of Rome on August - 29.
0708 Copper coins are minted in Japan for the first time (Traditional Japanese date: August 10, 708) on August - 29.
0886 The Byzantine emperor Basil I dies after a 19-year reign that has been marked by rare wisdom despite its treacherous beginnings and despite Basil's lack of education on this day in history.
0886 On this day in history basilius I, the Macedonier, Byzantine emperor (867-886), dies
1178 Anti-Pope Callistus III gives pope title to Alexander III on August - 29.
1261 On August - 29 jacques Pantaleon elected as Pope Urban IV
1350 On August - 29 battle of Winchelsea (or Les Espagnols sur Mer): The English naval fleet under King Edward III defeats a Castilian fleet of 40 ships.
1387 Henry V, king of England (1413-22)/France (1416-19) on this day in history.
1434 On this day in history janus Pannonius, Hungarian poet/translator
1475 Treaty of Picquigny] king Louis XI buys English contacts on August - 29.
1476 Kano Motonobu, Kyoto Japan, co-founder (Kano school of painting) on this day in history.
1484 Giovanni B Cibo elected as Pope Innocent VIII on August - 29.
1521 The Ottoman Turks capture NĂˇndorfehĂ©rvĂˇr, now known as Belgrade on this day in history.
1523 On this day in history ulrich von Hutten, German poet/humanist/patriot, dies at 35
1526 On this day in history hungary conquered by Turks in Battle of Moh cs
1526 On this day in history hungary conquered by Turks in Battle of MohĂˇcs
1526 Louis II, King of Hungary/Bohemia, dies in accident at 20 on August - 29.
1533 On this day in history atahualpa, the last Incan king of Peru, is murdered at the request of Spanish conqueror Francisco Pizarro.
1533 On August - 29 francisco Pizarro orders death of last Incan King of Peru, Atahualpa
1533 On August - 29 atahualpa, last Inca King of Peru, murdered by Spanish conquerors
1540 On August - 29 emperor Karel deprives city Gent definitive rights/privileges
1541 The Ottoman Turks capture Buda, the capital of the Hungarian Kingdom on this day in history.
1542 CristovĂŁo da Gama, Portuguese soldier (born c. 1516) on this day in history.
1561 Bartholomeus Pitiscus, German mathematician (Trigonometry) on this day in history.
1609 On August - 29 sassoferrato, [Giovanni B Salvi], Italian painter (Madonna)
1612 On August - 29 battle at Surat India: English fleet beats Portuguese
1619 Jean-Baptiste Colbert, French minister of Naval/baron on this day in history.
1632 On this day in history john Locke, England, empiricist philosopher; disproved substance
1640 On this day in history english King Charles I signed a peace treaty with Scotland
1653 On this day in history gillesz de Hondecoeter, painter/Hostage rights, buried at about 49
1655 Swedish king Karel X Gustaaf occupies Warsaw on August - 29.
1657 John Lilburne, English dissenter on this day in history.