Historical Events In August - 29
Tuesday, 19 February 2019
0029 John the Baptist, beheaded on August - 29.
0284 Origin of Era of Diocletian (Martyrs) on this day in history.
0284 Gen Gaius Aurelius V Diocletianus Jovius (3) becomes emperor of Rome on this day in history.
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 Basilius I, the Macedonier, Byzantine emperor (867-886), dies on August - 29.
1178 On this day in history anti-Pope Callistus III gives pope title to Alexander III
1261 On this day in history jacques Pantaleon elected as Pope Urban IV
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 August - 29.
1434 Janus Pannonius, Hungarian poet/translator on this day in history.
1475 On this day in history treaty of Picquigny] king Louis XI buys English contacts
1476 On August - 29 kano Motonobu, Kyoto Japan, co-founder (Kano school of painting)
1484 On August - 29 giovanni B Cibo elected as Pope Innocent VIII
1521 The Ottoman Turks capture Nándorfehérvár, 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 Mohács on this day in history.
1526 On August - 29 louis II, King of Hungary/Bohemia, dies in accident at 20
1533 Atahualpa, the last Incan king of Peru, is murdered at the request of Spanish conqueror Francisco Pizarro on August - 29.
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 On August - 29 the Ottoman Turks capture Buda, the capital of the Hungarian Kingdom.
1542 On this day in history cristovão da Gama, Portuguese soldier (born c. 1516)
1561 Bartholomeus Pitiscus, German mathematician (Trigonometry) on this day in history.
1609 On this day in history 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 Gillesz de Hondecoeter, painter/Hostage rights, buried at about 49 on August - 29.
1655 On this day in history swedish king Karel X Gustaaf occupies Warsaw
1657 John Lilburne, English dissenter on this day in history.