Historical Events In August - 29
Tuesday, 02 June 2020
0029 John the Baptist, beheaded on this day in history.
0284 On this day in history origin of Era of Diocletian (Martyrs)
0284 Gen Gaius Aurelius V Diocletianus Jovius (3) becomes emperor of Rome on this day in history.
0708 Copper coins are minted in Japan for the first time (Traditional Japanese date: August 10, 708) on this day in history.
0886 On August - 29 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
0886 On this day in history basilius I, the Macedonier, Byzantine emperor (867-886), dies
1178 On August - 29 anti-Pope Callistus III gives pope title to Alexander III
1261 Jacques Pantaleon elected as Pope Urban IV on this day in history.
1350 Battle of Winchelsea (or Les Espagnols sur Mer): The English naval fleet under King Edward III defeats a Castilian fleet of 40 ships on this day in history.
1387 On August - 29 henry V, king of England (1413-22)/France (1416-19)
1434 On August - 29 janus Pannonius, Hungarian poet/translator
1475 Treaty of Picquigny] king Louis XI buys English contacts on this day in history.
1476 Kano Motonobu, Kyoto Japan, co-founder (Kano school of painting) on August - 29.
1484 On this day in history giovanni B Cibo elected as Pope Innocent VIII
1521 On this day in history the Ottoman Turks capture NĂˇndorfehĂ©rvĂˇr, now known as Belgrade.
1523 Ulrich von Hutten, German poet/humanist/patriot, dies at 35 on August - 29.
1526 Hungary conquered by Turks in Battle of Moh cs on this day in history.
1526 Hungary conquered by Turks in Battle of MohĂˇcs on August - 29.
1526 Louis II, King of Hungary/Bohemia, dies in accident at 20 on August - 29.
1533 Atahualpa, the last Incan king of Peru, is murdered at the request of Spanish conqueror Francisco Pizarro on August - 29.
1533 On this day in history francisco Pizarro orders death of last Incan King of Peru, Atahualpa
1533 Atahualpa, last Inca King of Peru, murdered by Spanish conquerors on August - 29.
1540 Emperor Karel deprives city Gent definitive rights/privileges on August - 29.
1541 On August - 29 the Ottoman Turks capture Buda, the capital of the Hungarian Kingdom.
1542 CristovĂŁo da Gama, Portuguese soldier (born c. 1516) on this day in history.
1561 Bartholomeus Pitiscus, German mathematician (Trigonometry) on August - 29.
1609 On August - 29 sassoferrato, [Giovanni B Salvi], Italian painter (Madonna)
1612 Battle at Surat India: English fleet beats Portuguese on this day in history.
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 English King Charles I signed a peace treaty with Scotland on this day in history.
1653 Gillesz de Hondecoeter, painter/Hostage rights, buried at about 49 on this day in history.
1655 Swedish king Karel X Gustaaf occupies Warsaw on this day in history.
1657 John Lilburne, English dissenter on this day in history.