Historical Events In August - 29
Friday, 14 December 2018
0029 On August - 29 john the Baptist, beheaded
0284 Origin of Era of Diocletian (Martyrs) on August - 29.
0284 On this day in history gen Gaius Aurelius V Diocletianus Jovius (3) becomes emperor of Rome
0708 On this day in history copper coins are minted in Japan for the first time (Traditional Japanese date: August 10, 708).
0886 On this day in history 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 Basilius I, the Macedonier, Byzantine emperor (867-886), dies on this day in history.
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 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 Janus Pannonius, Hungarian poet/translator on August - 29.
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 this day in history.
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 On this day in history ulrich von Hutten, German poet/humanist/patriot, dies at 35
1526 On this day in history hungary conquered by Turks in Battle of Moh cs
1526 On August - 29 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 August - 29 atahualpa, the last Incan king of Peru, is murdered at the request of Spanish conqueror Francisco Pizarro.
1533 On this day in history 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 this day in history.
1541 The Ottoman Turks capture Buda, the capital of the Hungarian Kingdom on this day in history.
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 this day in history 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 this day in history.
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 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 John Lilburne, English dissenter on this day in history.