Historical Events In August - 29
Wednesday, 29 January 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 On August - 29 copper coins are minted in Japan for the first time (Traditional Japanese date: August 10, 708).
0886 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 on August - 29.
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 Janus Pannonius, Hungarian poet/translator on this day in history.
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 NĂˇndorfehĂ©rvĂˇr, now known as Belgrade on this day in history.
1523 On August - 29 ulrich von Hutten, German poet/humanist/patriot, dies at 35
1526 Hungary conquered by Turks in Battle of Moh cs on August - 29.
1526 Hungary conquered by Turks in Battle of MohĂˇcs on this day in history.
1526 On August - 29 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 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 this day in history.
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 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 August - 29.
1653 Gillesz de Hondecoeter, painter/Hostage rights, buried at about 49 on August - 29.
1655 Swedish king Karel X Gustaaf occupies Warsaw on this day in history.
1657 On August - 29 john Lilburne, English dissenter