Historical Events In August - 29
Wednesday, 21 August 2019
0029 John the Baptist, beheaded on this day in history.
0284 Origin of Era of Diocletian (Martyrs) on August - 29.
0284 On August - 29 gen Gaius Aurelius V Diocletianus Jovius (3) becomes emperor of Rome
0708 On August - 29 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 this day in history.
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 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 August - 29.
1387 On August - 29 henry V, king of England (1413-22)/France (1416-19)
1434 Janus Pannonius, Hungarian poet/translator on August - 29.
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 this day in history.
1484 On this day in history giovanni B Cibo elected as Pope Innocent VIII
1521 On this day in history the Ottoman Turks capture Nándorfehérvár, now known as Belgrade.
1523 Ulrich von Hutten, German poet/humanist/patriot, dies at 35 on August - 29.
1526 Hungary conquered by Turks in Battle of Moh cs on August - 29.
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 On this day in history 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 On August - 29 atahualpa, last Inca King of Peru, murdered by Spanish conquerors
1540 Emperor Karel deprives city Gent definitive rights/privileges on August - 29.
1541 On this day in history the Ottoman Turks capture Buda, the capital of the Hungarian Kingdom.
1542 On August - 29 cristovão da Gama, Portuguese soldier (born c. 1516)
1561 Bartholomeus Pitiscus, German mathematician (Trigonometry) on August - 29.
1609 On this day in history sassoferrato, [Giovanni B Salvi], Italian painter (Madonna)
1612 On August - 29 battle at Surat India: English fleet beats Portuguese
1619 On August - 29 jean-Baptiste Colbert, French minister of Naval/baron
1632 On August - 29 john Locke, England, empiricist philosopher; disproved substance
1640 On this day in history english King Charles I signed a peace treaty with Scotland
1653 Gillesz de Hondecoeter, painter/Hostage rights, buried at about 49 on this day in history.
1655 On this day in history swedish king Karel X Gustaaf occupies Warsaw
1657 On August - 29 john Lilburne, English dissenter