Historical Events In August - 29
Friday, 06 December 2019
0029 John the Baptist, beheaded on August - 29.
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 Copper coins are minted in Japan for the first time (Traditional Japanese date: August 10, 708) on August - 29.
0886 On this day in history 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 Basilius I, the Macedonier, Byzantine emperor (867-886), dies on this day in history.
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 this day in history.
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 On this day in history henry V, king of England (1413-22)/France (1416-19)
1434 Janus Pannonius, Hungarian poet/translator on this day in history.
1475 On this day in history treaty of Picquigny] king Louis XI buys English contacts
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 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 August - 29.
1526 On August - 29 hungary conquered by Turks in Battle of MohĂˇcs
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 On this day in history atahualpa, last Inca King of Peru, murdered by Spanish conquerors
1540 Emperor Karel deprives city Gent definitive rights/privileges on August - 29.
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 August - 29.
1561 On August - 29 bartholomeus Pitiscus, German mathematician (Trigonometry)
1609 On this day in history sassoferrato, [Giovanni B Salvi], Italian painter (Madonna)
1612 Battle at Surat India: English fleet beats Portuguese on August - 29.
1619 On this day in history jean-Baptiste Colbert, French minister of Naval/baron
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 August - 29 gillesz de Hondecoeter, painter/Hostage rights, buried at about 49
1655 Swedish king Karel X Gustaaf occupies Warsaw on this day in history.
1657 John Lilburne, English dissenter on August - 29.