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Historical Events In August - 29

Sunday, 27 September 2020

1664  Adriaen Pieck/Gerrit de Ferry patent wooden firespout in Amsterdam on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1686  On this day in history wilhelm Hieronymus Pachelbel, composer  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1708  On August - 29 haverhill, Mass destroyed by French & Indians  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1708  On this day in history english troops occupy Menorca & Sardinia  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1712  On August - 29 gregory King, English statistician (law of King), dies at 63  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1738  Georg Reuter, composer, dies at 81 on August - 29.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1742  Edmond Hoyle published his "Short Treatise" on the card game whist on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1756  Prussian Emperor Frederick II attacks Saxony; beginning of the Seven Years War that will see the English capture Canada on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1756  England & France meet in war on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1758  First indian reservation established on August - 29.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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1758  New Jersey Legislature forms 1st Indian reservation on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1758  On this day in history gerard Van Wage, historian, dies at 75  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1769  Edmond Hoyle, games expert, dies (birth date unknown) on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1773  Raphael G Kiesewetter, Austria musicologist (Arab Music) on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1776  On this day in history americans withdraw from Manhattan to Westchester  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1780  On August - 29 jean-Auguste-Dominique Ingres, French painter (Valpincon Bather)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1786  On August - 29 shay's Rebellion in Springfield, Mass  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1792  On August - 29 at least 900 die when the British warship Royal George sinks at Spithead while repairs are being carried out just below the waterline.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1792  On this day in history english warship Royal George capsizes in Spithead; kills 900  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1793  Slaves in French colony of St Domingue (Haiti) freed on August - 29.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1799  Pius VI, [Giovanni A Braschi], Italian Pope (1775-99), dies at 71 on August - 29.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1808  On August - 29 hermann Schulze-Delitzsch, German politician/reformer  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1809  On August - 29 oliver Wendell Holmes, Cambridge MA, physician/author (Old Ironsides)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1810  Over 600 prostitutes counted in Lower Canada (must be the cold winters) on August - 29.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1811  On August - 29 henry Bergh, 1st president of SPCA  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1815  Anna Ella Carroll, US, civil war writer (Reconstruction) on August - 29.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1821  On this day in history horace Coignet, composer, dies at 86  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1825  On this day in history portugal recognizes the Independence of Brazil.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1831  On August - 29 michael Faraday demonstrates 1st electric transformer  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1842  On August - 29 treay Of Nanking, ceeding Hong Kong to Britain  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1842  Gr Britain & China sign Treaty of Nanking, ends Opium war on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1842  Alfred Shaw, cricketer (pioneering England Test bowler) on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1844  On this day in history the first white-indian lacrosse game in Montreal, Indians win  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1844  On August - 29 1st white-indian lacrosse game in Montreal, Indians win  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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1387  On August - 29 birth of henry V, king of England (1413-22)/France (1416-19)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1434  Janus Pannonius, Hungarian poet/translator was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1476  Kano Motonobu, Kyoto Japan, co-founder (Kano school of painting) was born on August - 29.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1561  Bartholomeus Pitiscus, German mathematician (Trigonometry) was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1609  On this day in history birth of sassoferrato, [Giovanni B Salvi], Italian painter (Madonna)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1619  On August - 29 birth of jean-Baptiste Colbert, French minister of Naval/baron  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1628  John Granville, 1st Earl of Bath, English royalist statesman (d. 1701) was born on August - 29.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1632  John Locke, England, empiricist philosopher; disproved substance was born on August - 29.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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0029  On August - 29 death of john the Baptist, beheaded  Click To Send On Whatsapp

0886  On this day in history basilius I, the Macedonier, Byzantine emperor (867-886), dies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1093  On August - 29 death of hugh I, Duke of Burgundy (b. 1057)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1123  On this day in history death of king Eystein I of Norway (b. ca. 1088)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1395  On this day in history death of duke Albert III of Austria (b. 1349)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1442  Death of John VI, Duke of Brittany (b. 1389) on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1523  On August - 29 ulrich von Hutten, German poet/humanist/patriot, dies at 35  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1526  On this day in history louis II, King of Hungary/Bohemia, dies in accident at 20  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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