Historical Events In August - 29
Thursday, 08 June 2023
0029 John the Baptist, beheaded on August - 29.
0284 Origin of Era of Diocletian (Martyrs) on this day in history.
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 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 Basilius I, the Macedonier, Byzantine emperor (867-886), dies on this day in history.
1178 On August - 29 anti-Pope Callistus III gives pope title to Alexander III
1261 On August - 29 jacques Pantaleon elected as Pope Urban IV
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 Henry V, king of England (1413-22)/France (1416-19) on this day in history.
1434 Janus Pannonius, Hungarian poet/translator on this day in history.
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 August - 29.
1484 Giovanni B Cibo elected as Pope Innocent VIII on August - 29.
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 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 Louis II, King of Hungary/Bohemia, dies in accident at 20 on August - 29.
1533 On August - 29 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 On this day in history atahualpa, last Inca King of Peru, murdered by Spanish conquerors
1540 Emperor Karel deprives city Gent definitive rights/privileges on August - 29.
1541 The Ottoman Turks capture Buda, the capital of the Hungarian Kingdom on this day in history.
1542 On August - 29 cristovão da Gama, Portuguese soldier (born c. 1516)
1561 On August - 29 bartholomeus Pitiscus, German mathematician (Trigonometry)
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 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 August - 29.
1655 Swedish king Karel X Gustaaf occupies Warsaw on this day in history.
1657 On this day in history john Lilburne, English dissenter
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