Historical Events In December - 29
Monday, 11 December 2023
1141 On December - 29 yue Fei, Chinese general, executed
1170 On this day in history 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.
1170 On this day in history thomas Beckett, archbishop, assassinated by 4 knights of King Henry II
1503 On this day in history battle at Carigliano: Spanish army beats France
1539 St Jacobs Church burns after being hit by lightning on this day in history.
1541 On December - 29 isabella of Poland & King Ferdinand of Austria sign Treaty of Gyalu
1558 On this day in history charles V, German emperor, buried
1558 On this day in history hermann Finck, composer, dies at 31
1563 On this day in history francesco Maria Guaitoli, composer
1586 Francisco de Moncada, Spanish earl of Osuna/marquis of Aytona on December - 29.
1619 Antoine Arnauld, French lawyer (Philippica), dies on December - 29.
1630 On December - 29 jan Baptist Stalpart van der Wiele, RC pastor/lyricist, dies at 51
1678 On December - 29 gotthard Wagner, composer
1689 On this day in history olfert Dapper, Amsterdam historian/geographer, buried
1703 Mustapha II, sultan (Turkey), dies at 39 on this day in history.
1705 On December - 29 prosper Jolyot's "IdomenÃ©e," premieres in Paris
1708 Great Alliance occupies Gent on this day in history.
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 J Brook Taylor, English mathematician, dies at 46 on this day in history.
1743 On December - 29 alexander van Bylandt, Dutch military officer
1766 The birth of Charles Macintosh, Inventor of waterproof clothing on this day in history.
1767 On this day in history aime Ambroise Simon Leborne, composer
1776 Charles Macintosh, Scotland, patented waterproof fabric on December - 29.
1778 English troops occupy Savannah, Georgia on this day in history.
1782 First nautical almanac in US published by Samuel Stearns, Boston on December - 29.
1782 On December - 29 1st nautical almanac in US published by Samuel Stearns, Boston
1785 Johann Heinrich Rolle, composer, dies at 69 on December - 29.
1786 French Revolution: The Assembly of Notables is convoked on December - 29.
1792 On December - 29 archibald Alison, Scottish historian (History of Europe)
1800 On this day in history charles Goodyear founder of Goodyear Tire was born
1800 On this day in history charles Goodyear, inventor (vulcanization process for rubber)
1806 On December - 29 william Gladstone, Liberal Prime Minister
1808 Andrew Johnson, Raleigh NC, (Unionist), 17th pres (1865-69) on December - 29.