Historical Events In August - 29
Saturday, 20 April 2019
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 August - 29.
0708 Copper coins are minted in Japan for the first time (Traditional Japanese date: August 10, 708) on this day in history.
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 On this day in history anti-Pope Callistus III gives pope title to Alexander III
1261 On August - 29 jacques Pantaleon elected as Pope Urban IV
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 On August - 29 henry V, king of England (1413-22)/France (1416-19)
1434 On August - 29 janus Pannonius, Hungarian poet/translator
1475 Treaty of Picquigny] king Louis XI buys English contacts on this day in history.
1476 Kano Motonobu, Kyoto Japan, co-founder (Kano school of painting) on August - 29.
1484 Giovanni B Cibo elected as Pope Innocent VIII on this day in history.
1521 The Ottoman Turks capture Nándorfehérvár, now known as Belgrade on this day in history.
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 this day in history.
1526 On this day in history hungary conquered by Turks in Battle of Mohács
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 Francisco Pizarro orders death of last Incan King of Peru, Atahualpa on August - 29.
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 On August - 29 the Ottoman Turks capture Buda, the capital of the Hungarian Kingdom.
1542 Cristovão da Gama, Portuguese soldier (born c. 1516) on this day in history.
1561 On August - 29 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 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 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 August - 29.
1657 John Lilburne, English dissenter on this day in history.