Historical Events In August - 29
Thursday, 29 October 2020
0029 On August - 29 john the Baptist, beheaded
0284 Origin of Era of Diocletian (Martyrs) on this day in history.
0284 On August - 29 gen Gaius Aurelius V Diocletianus Jovius (3) becomes emperor of Rome
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 this day in history.
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 August - 29.
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 this day in history janus Pannonius, Hungarian poet/translator
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 this day in history.
1484 Giovanni B Cibo elected as Pope Innocent VIII on this day in history.
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 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 The Ottoman Turks capture Buda, the capital of the Hungarian Kingdom on this day in history.
1542 On this day in history cristovĂŁo da Gama, Portuguese soldier (born c. 1516)
1561 On August - 29 bartholomeus Pitiscus, German mathematician (Trigonometry)
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 Jean-Baptiste Colbert, French minister of Naval/baron on August - 29.
1632 John Locke, England, empiricist philosopher; disproved substance on August - 29.
1640 English King Charles I signed a peace treaty with Scotland on this day in history.
1653 Gillesz de Hondecoeter, painter/Hostage rights, buried at about 49 on August - 29.
1655 On August - 29 swedish king Karel X Gustaaf occupies Warsaw
1657 John Lilburne, English dissenter on August - 29.