Historical Events In August - 29
Tuesday, 03 August 2021
0029 On August - 29 john the Baptist, beheaded
0284 On this day in history origin of Era of Diocletian (Martyrs)
0284 On August - 29 gen Gaius Aurelius V Diocletianus Jovius (3) becomes emperor of Rome
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 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 On this day in history 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 this day in history.
1475 On this day in history treaty of Picquigny] king Louis XI buys English contacts
1476 On this day in history kano Motonobu, Kyoto Japan, co-founder (Kano school of painting)
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 On August - 29 ulrich von Hutten, German poet/humanist/patriot, dies at 35
1526 Hungary conquered by Turks in Battle of Moh cs on August - 29.
1526 On this day in history hungary conquered by Turks in Battle of Mohács
1526 Louis II, King of Hungary/Bohemia, dies in accident at 20 on this day in history.
1533 Atahualpa, the last Incan king of Peru, is murdered at the request of Spanish conqueror Francisco Pizarro on August - 29.
1533 On this day in history 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 this day in history cristovão da Gama, Portuguese soldier (born c. 1516)
1561 On August - 29 bartholomeus Pitiscus, German mathematician (Trigonometry)
1609 Sassoferrato, [Giovanni B Salvi], Italian painter (Madonna) on August - 29.
1612 On August - 29 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 this day in history.
1640 English King Charles I signed a peace treaty with Scotland on this day in history.
1653 Gillesz de Hondecoeter, painter/Hostage rights, buried at about 49 on this day in history.
1655 Swedish king Karel X Gustaaf occupies Warsaw on August - 29.
1657 John Lilburne, English dissenter on August - 29.