Historical Events In January - 29
Monday, 06 July 2020
0904 Sergius III comes out of retirement to take over the papacy from the deposed antipope Christopher on January - 29.
0969 Peter, tsar of Bulgaria (927-69), dies on January - 29.
1523 On January - 29 sermon of Constanz: Zwingli defends 67 Schlussreden
1559 Thomas Pope, English politician, benefactor, dies at about 52 on this day in history.
1574 On January - 29 sea battle of Reimerswaal - Admiral Boisot beats Spanish fleet
1574 On January - 29 sea battle of Reimerswaal
1584 On January - 29 frederik Hendrik, count of Nassau/Prince of Orange
1587 On January - 29 deventer &Zutphen surrender to Spain
1587 Deventer & Zutphen surrender to Spain on January - 29.
1595 William Shakespeare's play Romeo and Juliet is probably first performed on this day in history.
1613 Galileo observes Neptune but fails to recognize what he sees on January - 29.
1663 On this day in history robert Sanderson, Bishop of Lincoln (1660-63), dies
1676 On January - 29 fjodor Aleksejevitsj becomes czar of Russia
1688 On this day in history emmanuel Swedenborg, Sweden, religious leader (Angelic Wisdom)
1689 On January - 29 hubert K Poot, Dutch poet
1696 Ivan V, co-tsar of Russia (1682-89), dies on this day in history.
1700 On January - 29 daniel Bernoulli, Basel Switz, mathematician (10 time French award)
1703 On January - 29 carlmann Kolb, composer
1711 Giuseppi Bonno, composer on this day in history.
1715 On January - 29 georg Christoph Wagenseil, Austrian (court)composer/pianist
1717 On January - 29 jeffrey Amherst, English gov-gen of America/fieldmarshal
1728 On January - 29 john Gays' "Beggar's Opera," premieres in London [NS=Feb 9]
1732 Paris churchyard Saint-Médard closed after Jansenistic ritual on this day in history.
1732 On January - 29 paris churchyard Saint-Medard closed after Jansenistic ritual
1737 On this day in history the birth of Thomas Paine, American writer
1737 Thomas Paine, political essayist (Common Sense, Age of Reason) on January - 29.
1743 On January - 29 andre Hercule Fleury, French cardinal (1726-43), dies
1756 Henry "Light Horse Harry" Lee, (Rep/Gov-Va)/general on January - 29.
1761 On January - 29 abraham AA "Albert" Gallatin, Switz, US minister of Finance (1801-14)
1763 J G Seume, writer on January - 29.
1781 On this day in history mozart's opera "Idomeneo" premieres, Munich
1782 On this day in history daniel-Francois-Esprit Auber, French opera composer (Fra Diavolo)
1783 Vasili A Zjukovski, Russian folk poet/translator (Homerus) [NS=Feb 9] on this day in history.
1784 Ferdinand Ries, composer on this day in history.