Historical Events In January - 29
Monday, 17 February 2020
0904 On January - 29 sergius III comes out of retirement to take over the papacy from the deposed antipope Christopher.
0969 On January - 29 peter, tsar of Bulgaria (927-69), dies
1523 On January - 29 sermon of Constanz: Zwingli defends 67 Schlussreden
1559 On January - 29 thomas Pope, English politician, benefactor, dies at about 52
1574 On this day in history sea battle of Reimerswaal - Admiral Boisot beats Spanish fleet
1574 Sea battle of Reimerswaal on January - 29.
1584 Frederik Hendrik, count of Nassau/Prince of Orange on this day in history.
1587 On this day in history deventer &Zutphen surrender to Spain
1587 Deventer & Zutphen surrender to Spain on January - 29.
1595 On January - 29 william Shakespeare's play Romeo and Juliet is probably first performed.
1613 On this day in history galileo observes Neptune but fails to recognize what he sees
1663 Robert Sanderson, Bishop of Lincoln (1660-63), dies on this day in history.
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 January - 29 hubert K Poot, Dutch poet
1696 On January - 29 ivan V, co-tsar of Russia (1682-89), dies
1700 Daniel Bernoulli, Basel Switz, mathematician (10 time French award) on this day in history.
1703 Carlmann Kolb, composer on this day in history.
1711 On this day in history giuseppi Bonno, composer
1715 Georg Christoph Wagenseil, Austrian (court)composer/pianist on this day in history.
1717 Jeffrey Amherst, English gov-gen of America/fieldmarshal on January - 29.
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 On January - 29 paris churchyard Saint-Medard closed after Jansenistic ritual
1737 On January - 29 the birth of Thomas Paine, American writer
1737 Thomas Paine, political essayist (Common Sense, Age of Reason) on this day in history.
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 this day in history abraham AA "Albert" Gallatin, Switz, US minister of Finance (1801-14)
1763 J G Seume, writer on January - 29.
1781 On January - 29 mozart's opera "Idomeneo" premieres, Munich
1782 On January - 29 daniel-Francois-Esprit Auber, French opera composer (Fra Diavolo)
1783 On this day in history vasili A Zjukovski, Russian folk poet/translator (Homerus) [NS=Feb 9]
1784 On January - 29 ferdinand Ries, composer