Historical Events In December - 29
Friday, 06 December 2019
1141 On this day in history yue Fei, Chinese general, executed
1170 Thomas Becket: Thomas Becket, Archbishop of Canterbury, is assassinated inside Canterbury Cathedral by followers of King Henry II; he subsequently becomes a saint and martyr in the Anglican Church and the Roman Catholic Church on this day in history.
1170 On December - 29 thomas Beckett, archbishop, assassinated by 4 knights of King Henry II
1503 On December - 29 battle at Carigliano: Spanish army beats France
1539 St Jacobs Church burns after being hit by lightning on December - 29.
1541 Isabella of Poland & King Ferdinand of Austria sign Treaty of Gyalu on December - 29.
1558 On December - 29 charles V, German emperor, buried
1558 Hermann Finck, composer, dies at 31 on this day in history.
1563 On December - 29 francesco Maria Guaitoli, composer
1586 On this day in history francisco de Moncada, Spanish earl of Osuna/marquis of Aytona
1619 Antoine Arnauld, French lawyer (Philippica), dies on this day in history.
1630 On this day in history jan Baptist Stalpart van der Wiele, RC pastor/lyricist, dies at 51
1678 On December - 29 gotthard Wagner, composer
1689 Olfert Dapper, Amsterdam historian/geographer, buried on December - 29.
1703 On this day in history mustapha II, sultan (Turkey), dies at 39
1705 On December - 29 prosper Jolyot's "IdomenĂ©e," premieres in Paris
1708 Great Alliance occupies Gent on December - 29.
1709 Elisabeth Petrovna, tsarina of Russia/daughter of Peter the Great on December - 29.
1721 Madame De Pompadour, mistress of French King Louis the 15th on December - 29.
1731 On this day in history j Brook Taylor, English mathematician, dies at 46
1743 On December - 29 alexander van Bylandt, Dutch military officer
1766 On December - 29 the birth of Charles Macintosh, Inventor of waterproof clothing
1767 On this day in history aime Ambroise Simon Leborne, composer
1776 On this day in history charles Macintosh, Scotland, patented waterproof fabric
1778 English troops occupy Savannah, Georgia on December - 29.
1782 On this day in history first nautical almanac in US published by Samuel Stearns, Boston
1782 1st nautical almanac in US published by Samuel Stearns, Boston on December - 29.
1785 Johann Heinrich Rolle, composer, dies at 69 on this day in history.
1786 On December - 29 french Revolution: The Assembly of Notables is convoked
1792 Archibald Alison, Scottish historian (History of Europe) on December - 29.
1800 Charles Goodyear founder of Goodyear Tire was born on December - 29.
1800 On this day in history charles Goodyear, inventor (vulcanization process for rubber)
1806 On December - 29 william Gladstone, Liberal Prime Minister
1808 On this day in history andrew Johnson, Raleigh NC, (Unionist), 17th pres (1865-69)