Historical Events In August - 29
Sunday, 07 August 2022
0029 On this day in history john the Baptist, beheaded
0284 On August - 29 origin of Era of Diocletian (Martyrs)
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 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 On this day in history anti-Pope Callistus III gives pope title to Alexander III
1261 Jacques Pantaleon elected as Pope Urban IV on August - 29.
1350 Battle of Winchelsea (or Les Espagnols sur Mer): The English naval fleet under King Edward III defeats a Castilian fleet of 40 ships on this day in history.
1387 Henry V, king of England (1413-22)/France (1416-19) on this day in history.
1434 On August - 29 janus Pannonius, Hungarian poet/translator
1475 Treaty of Picquigny] king Louis XI buys English contacts on August - 29.
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 On August - 29 the Ottoman Turks capture Nándorfehérvár, now known as Belgrade.
1523 On this day in history 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 Mohács on August - 29.
1526 On this day in history louis II, King of Hungary/Bohemia, dies in accident at 20
1533 On August - 29 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 Atahualpa, last Inca King of Peru, murdered by Spanish conquerors on this day in history.
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 August - 29.
1542 Cristovão da Gama, Portuguese soldier (born c. 1516) on August - 29.
1561 Bartholomeus Pitiscus, German mathematician (Trigonometry) on this day in history.
1609 On August - 29 sassoferrato, [Giovanni B Salvi], Italian painter (Madonna)
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 On August - 29 english King Charles I signed a peace treaty with Scotland
1653 On this day in history gillesz de Hondecoeter, painter/Hostage rights, buried at about 49
1655 On this day in history swedish king Karel X Gustaaf occupies Warsaw
1657 On August - 29 john Lilburne, English dissenter