Historical Events In August - 29
Friday, 18 October 2019
0029 John the Baptist, beheaded on August - 29.
0284 On this day in history origin of Era of Diocletian (Martyrs)
0284 On August - 29 gen Gaius Aurelius V Diocletianus Jovius (3) becomes emperor of Rome
0708 On this day in history 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 On August - 29 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 On August - 29 henry V, king of England (1413-22)/France (1416-19)
1434 On this day in history janus Pannonius, Hungarian poet/translator
1475 Treaty of Picquigny] king Louis XI buys English contacts on this day in history.
1476 On August - 29 kano Motonobu, Kyoto Japan, co-founder (Kano school of painting)
1484 Giovanni B Cibo elected as Pope Innocent VIII on this day in history.
1521 The Ottoman Turks capture NĂˇndorfehĂ©rvĂˇr, now known as Belgrade on August - 29.
1523 Ulrich von Hutten, German poet/humanist/patriot, dies at 35 on this day in history.
1526 On August - 29 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 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 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 this day in history.
1561 On August - 29 bartholomeus Pitiscus, German mathematician (Trigonometry)
1609 Sassoferrato, [Giovanni B Salvi], Italian painter (Madonna) on this day in history.
1612 On this day in history battle at Surat India: English fleet beats Portuguese
1619 On this day in history jean-Baptiste Colbert, French minister of Naval/baron
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 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 August - 29.