Historical Events In August - 29
Tuesday, 13 April 2021
1664 On this day in history adriaen Pieck/Gerrit de Ferry patent wooden firespout in Amsterdam
1686 On August - 29 wilhelm Hieronymus Pachelbel, composer
1708 On this day in history haverhill, Mass destroyed by French & Indians
1708 English troops occupy Menorca & Sardinia on August - 29.
1712 Gregory King, English statistician (law of King), dies at 63 on August - 29.
1738 Georg Reuter, composer, dies at 81 on this day in history.
1742 On this day in history edmond Hoyle published his "Short Treatise" on the card game whist
1756 On August - 29 prussian Emperor Frederick II attacks Saxony; beginning of the Seven Years War that will see the English capture Canada
1756 England & France meet in war on August - 29.
1758 First indian reservation established on August - 29.
1758 On August - 29 new Jersey Legislature forms 1st Indian reservation
1758 On August - 29 gerard Van Wage, historian, dies at 75
1769 Edmond Hoyle, games expert, dies (birth date unknown) on this day in history.
1773 Raphael G Kiesewetter, Austria musicologist (Arab Music) on August - 29.
1776 On August - 29 americans withdraw from Manhattan to Westchester
1780 On this day in history jean-Auguste-Dominique Ingres, French painter (Valpincon Bather)
1786 On August - 29 shay's Rebellion in Springfield, Mass
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.
1792 English warship Royal George capsizes in Spithead; kills 900 on August - 29.
1793 On August - 29 slaves in French colony of St Domingue (Haiti) freed
1799 Pius VI, [Giovanni A Braschi], Italian Pope (1775-99), dies at 71 on August - 29.
1808 Hermann Schulze-Delitzsch, German politician/reformer on this day in history.
1809 On this day in history oliver Wendell Holmes, Cambridge MA, physician/author (Old Ironsides)
1810 Over 600 prostitutes counted in Lower Canada (must be the cold winters) on August - 29.
1811 On August - 29 henry Bergh, 1st president of SPCA
1815 Anna Ella Carroll, US, civil war writer (Reconstruction) on this day in history.
1821 On August - 29 horace Coignet, composer, dies at 86
1825 Portugal recognizes the Independence of Brazil on this day in history.
1831 On this day in history michael Faraday demonstrates 1st electric transformer
1842 Treay Of Nanking, ceeding Hong Kong to Britain on August - 29.
1842 Gr Britain & China sign Treaty of Nanking, ends Opium war on August - 29.
1842 On this day in history alfred Shaw, cricketer (pioneering England Test bowler)
1844 On this day in history the first white-indian lacrosse game in Montreal, Indians win
1844 On August - 29 1st white-indian lacrosse game in Montreal, Indians win