Historical Events In January - 29
Friday, 27 November 2020
0904 Sergius III comes out of retirement to take over the papacy from the deposed antipope Christopher on January - 29.
0969 On January - 29 peter, tsar of Bulgaria (927-69), dies
1523 Sermon of Constanz: Zwingli defends 67 Schlussreden on January - 29.
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 this day in history frederik Hendrik, count of Nassau/Prince of Orange
1587 On January - 29 deventer &Zutphen surrender to Spain
1587 On this day in history deventer & Zutphen surrender to Spain
1595 William Shakespeare's play Romeo and Juliet is probably first performed on January - 29.
1613 On January - 29 galileo observes Neptune but fails to recognize what he sees
1663 On this day in history robert Sanderson, Bishop of Lincoln (1660-63), dies
1676 On this day in history fjodor Aleksejevitsj becomes czar of Russia
1688 On this day in history emmanuel Swedenborg, Sweden, religious leader (Angelic Wisdom)
1689 On this day in history hubert K Poot, Dutch poet
1696 Ivan V, co-tsar of Russia (1682-89), dies on this day in history.
1700 Daniel Bernoulli, Basel Switz, mathematician (10 time French award) on January - 29.
1703 On January - 29 carlmann Kolb, composer
1711 On this day in history giuseppi Bonno, composer
1715 Georg Christoph Wagenseil, Austrian (court)composer/pianist on this day in history.
1717 On this day in history jeffrey Amherst, English gov-gen of America/fieldmarshal
1728 On this day in history john Gays' "Beggar's Opera," premieres in London [NS=Feb 9]
1732 On January - 29 paris churchyard Saint-Médard closed after Jansenistic ritual
1732 Paris churchyard Saint-Medard closed after Jansenistic ritual on January - 29.
1737 The birth of Thomas Paine, American writer on this day in history.
1737 On January - 29 thomas Paine, political essayist (Common Sense, Age of Reason)
1743 On January - 29 andre Hercule Fleury, French cardinal (1726-43), dies
1756 On January - 29 henry "Light Horse Harry" Lee, (Rep/Gov-Va)/general
1761 On January - 29 abraham AA "Albert" Gallatin, Switz, US minister of Finance (1801-14)
1763 On this day in history j G Seume, writer
1781 On this day in history mozart's opera "Idomeneo" premieres, Munich
1782 Daniel-Francois-Esprit Auber, French opera composer (Fra Diavolo) on this day in history.
1783 Vasili A Zjukovski, Russian folk poet/translator (Homerus) [NS=Feb 9] on January - 29.
1784 Ferdinand Ries, composer on this day in history.