Historical Events In August - 29
Friday, 22 January 2021
0029 On August - 29 john the Baptist, beheaded
0284 Origin of Era of Diocletian (Martyrs) on August - 29.
0284 Gen Gaius Aurelius V Diocletianus Jovius (3) becomes emperor of Rome on August - 29.
0708 On this day in history 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 August - 29 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 this day in history.
1434 Janus Pannonius, Hungarian poet/translator on this day in history.
1475 On August - 29 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 The Ottoman Turks capture NĂˇndorfehĂ©rvĂˇr, now known as Belgrade on August - 29.
1523 On August - 29 ulrich von Hutten, German poet/humanist/patriot, dies at 35
1526 On August - 29 hungary conquered by Turks in Battle of Moh cs
1526 Hungary conquered by Turks in Battle of MohĂˇcs on this day in history.
1526 Louis II, King of Hungary/Bohemia, dies in accident at 20 on this day in history.
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 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 cristovĂŁo 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 On this day in history battle at Surat India: English fleet beats Portuguese
1619 On August - 29 jean-Baptiste Colbert, French minister of Naval/baron
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 On this day in history gillesz de Hondecoeter, painter/Hostage rights, buried at about 49
1655 Swedish king Karel X Gustaaf occupies Warsaw on August - 29.
1657 On this day in history john Lilburne, English dissenter