Historical Events In August - 29
Tuesday, 31 January 2023
0029 On August - 29 john the Baptist, beheaded
0284 Origin of Era of Diocletian (Martyrs) on August - 29.
0284 Gen Gaius Aurelius V Diocletianus Jovius (3) becomes emperor of Rome on this day in history.
0708 On August - 29 copper coins are minted in Japan for the first time (Traditional Japanese date: August 10, 708).
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 August - 29 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 Battle of Winchelsea (or Les Espagnols sur Mer): The English naval fleet under King Edward III defeats a Castilian fleet of 40 ships on August - 29.
1387 Henry V, king of England (1413-22)/France (1416-19) on August - 29.
1434 On August - 29 janus Pannonius, Hungarian poet/translator
1475 Treaty of Picquigny] king Louis XI buys English contacts on August - 29.
1476 On this day in history kano Motonobu, Kyoto Japan, co-founder (Kano school of painting)
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 Ulrich von Hutten, German poet/humanist/patriot, dies at 35 on this day in history.
1526 On this day in history hungary conquered by Turks in Battle of Moh cs
1526 On August - 29 hungary conquered by Turks in Battle of Mohács
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 Francisco Pizarro orders death of last Incan King of Peru, Atahualpa on this day in history.
1533 On August - 29 atahualpa, last Inca King of Peru, murdered by Spanish conquerors
1540 On this day in history emperor Karel deprives city Gent definitive rights/privileges
1541 On this day in history the Ottoman Turks capture Buda, the capital of the Hungarian Kingdom.
1542 On August - 29 cristovão da Gama, Portuguese soldier (born c. 1516)
1561 Bartholomeus Pitiscus, German mathematician (Trigonometry) on August - 29.
1609 On August - 29 sassoferrato, [Giovanni B Salvi], Italian painter (Madonna)
1612 On this day in history battle at Surat India: English fleet beats Portuguese
1619 On August - 29 jean-Baptiste Colbert, French minister of Naval/baron
1632 On August - 29 john Locke, England, empiricist philosopher; disproved substance
1640 On this day in history english King Charles I signed a peace treaty with Scotland
1653 Gillesz de Hondecoeter, painter/Hostage rights, buried at about 49 on August - 29.
1655 On this day in history swedish king Karel X Gustaaf occupies Warsaw
1657 On August - 29 john Lilburne, English dissenter