Historical Events In December - 29
Wednesday, 27 October 2021
1141 Yue Fei, Chinese general, executed on December - 29.
1170 On December - 29 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 Thomas Beckett, archbishop, assassinated by 4 knights of King Henry II on December - 29.
1503 On this day in history battle at Carigliano: Spanish army beats France
1539 On December - 29 st Jacobs Church burns after being hit by lightning
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 Hermann Finck, composer, dies at 31 on December - 29.
1563 Francesco Maria Guaitoli, composer on December - 29.
1586 Francisco de Moncada, Spanish earl of Osuna/marquis of Aytona on December - 29.
1619 On December - 29 antoine Arnauld, French lawyer (Philippica), dies
1630 Jan Baptist Stalpart van der Wiele, RC pastor/lyricist, dies at 51 on this day in history.
1678 On December - 29 gotthard Wagner, composer
1689 Olfert Dapper, Amsterdam historian/geographer, buried on December - 29.
1703 On December - 29 mustapha II, sultan (Turkey), dies at 39
1705 Prosper Jolyot's "IdomenĂ©e," premieres in Paris on this day in history.
1708 On December - 29 great Alliance occupies Gent
1709 On December - 29 elisabeth Petrovna, tsarina of Russia/daughter of Peter the Great
1721 Madame De Pompadour, mistress of French King Louis the 15th on this day in history.
1731 On December - 29 j Brook Taylor, English mathematician, dies at 46
1743 Alexander van Bylandt, Dutch military officer on December - 29.
1766 The birth of Charles Macintosh, Inventor of waterproof clothing on this day in history.
1767 Aime Ambroise Simon Leborne, composer on this day in history.
1776 Charles Macintosh, Scotland, patented waterproof fabric on December - 29.
1778 English troops occupy Savannah, Georgia on this day in history.
1782 On December - 29 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 On December - 29 archibald Alison, Scottish historian (History of Europe)
1800 Charles Goodyear founder of Goodyear Tire was born on this day in history.
1800 Charles Goodyear, inventor (vulcanization process for rubber) on December - 29.
1806 William Gladstone, Liberal Prime Minister on December - 29.
1808 Andrew Johnson, Raleigh NC, (Unionist), 17th pres (1865-69) on this day in history.