Historical Events In August - 29
Wednesday, 21 April 2021
0029 On this day in history john the Baptist, beheaded
0284 Origin of Era of Diocletian (Martyrs) on this day in history.
0284 On August - 29 gen Gaius Aurelius V Diocletianus Jovius (3) becomes emperor of Rome
0708 Copper coins are minted in Japan for the first time (Traditional Japanese date: August 10, 708) on this day in history.
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 August - 29 basilius I, the Macedonier, Byzantine emperor (867-886), dies
1178 On this day in history anti-Pope Callistus III gives pope title to Alexander III
1261 Jacques Pantaleon elected as Pope Urban IV on August - 29.
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 August - 29 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 August - 29.
1484 Giovanni B Cibo elected as Pope Innocent VIII on August - 29.
1521 The Ottoman Turks capture Nándorfehérvár, 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 August - 29 hungary conquered by Turks in Battle of Moh cs
1526 Hungary conquered by Turks in Battle of Mohács on this day in history.
1526 Louis II, King of Hungary/Bohemia, dies in accident at 20 on August - 29.
1533 On August - 29 atahualpa, the last Incan king of Peru, is murdered at the request of Spanish conqueror Francisco Pizarro.
1533 Francisco Pizarro orders death of last Incan King of Peru, Atahualpa on August - 29.
1533 Atahualpa, last Inca King of Peru, murdered by Spanish conquerors on August - 29.
1540 On this day in history emperor Karel deprives city Gent definitive rights/privileges
1541 On August - 29 the Ottoman Turks capture Buda, the capital of the Hungarian Kingdom.
1542 On this day in history cristovão da Gama, Portuguese soldier (born c. 1516)
1561 Bartholomeus Pitiscus, German mathematician (Trigonometry) on August - 29.
1609 Sassoferrato, [Giovanni B Salvi], Italian painter (Madonna) on August - 29.
1612 Battle at Surat India: English fleet beats Portuguese on August - 29.
1619 Jean-Baptiste Colbert, French minister of Naval/baron on this day in history.
1632 John Locke, England, empiricist philosopher; disproved substance on August - 29.
1640 On August - 29 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 On this day in history swedish king Karel X Gustaaf occupies Warsaw
1657 On August - 29 john Lilburne, English dissenter