Historical Events In August - 29
Wednesday, 29 November 2023
0029 John the Baptist, beheaded on this day in history.
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 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 Anti-Pope Callistus III gives pope title to Alexander III on this day in history.
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 August - 29.
1434 On August - 29 janus Pannonius, Hungarian poet/translator
1475 On this day in history treaty of Picquigny] king Louis XI buys English contacts
1476 On this day in history kano Motonobu, Kyoto Japan, co-founder (Kano school of painting)
1484 On this day in history giovanni B Cibo elected as Pope Innocent VIII
1521 The Ottoman Turks capture NÃ¡ndorfehÃ©rvÃ¡r, now known as Belgrade on August - 29.
1523 Ulrich von Hutten, German poet/humanist/patriot, dies at 35 on this day in history.
1526 Hungary conquered by Turks in Battle of Moh cs on August - 29.
1526 On this day in history hungary conquered by Turks in Battle of MohÃ¡cs
1526 On this day in history louis II, King of Hungary/Bohemia, dies in accident at 20
1533 On this day in history atahualpa, the last Incan king of Peru, is murdered at the request of Spanish conqueror Francisco Pizarro.
1533 On August - 29 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 On August - 29 emperor Karel deprives city Gent definitive rights/privileges
1541 The Ottoman Turks capture Buda, the capital of the Hungarian Kingdom on August - 29.
1542 On August - 29 cristovÃ£o da Gama, Portuguese soldier (born c. 1516)
1561 On this day in history bartholomeus Pitiscus, German mathematician (Trigonometry)
1609 Sassoferrato, [Giovanni B Salvi], Italian painter (Madonna) on this day in history.
1612 Battle at Surat India: English fleet beats Portuguese on this day in history.
1619 On this day in history jean-Baptiste Colbert, French minister of Naval/baron
1632 On August - 29 john Locke, England, empiricist philosopher; disproved substance
1640 English King Charles I signed a peace treaty with Scotland on August - 29.
1653 On August - 29 gillesz de Hondecoeter, painter/Hostage rights, buried at about 49
1655 On this day in history swedish king Karel X Gustaaf occupies Warsaw
1657 John Lilburne, English dissenter on this day in history.