Historical Events In January - 29
Saturday, 24 August 2019
0904 Sergius III comes out of retirement to take over the papacy from the deposed antipope Christopher on this day in history.
0969 On January - 29 peter, tsar of Bulgaria (927-69), dies
1523 Sermon of Constanz: Zwingli defends 67 Schlussreden on this day in history.
1559 On January - 29 thomas Pope, English politician, benefactor, dies at about 52
1574 Sea battle of Reimerswaal - Admiral Boisot beats Spanish fleet on January - 29.
1574 On this day in history sea battle of Reimerswaal
1584 Frederik Hendrik, count of Nassau/Prince of Orange on January - 29.
1587 Deventer &Zutphen surrender to Spain on this day in history.
1587 On this day in history deventer & Zutphen surrender to Spain
1595 On this day in history 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 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 Emmanuel Swedenborg, Sweden, religious leader (Angelic Wisdom) on January - 29.
1689 Hubert K Poot, Dutch poet on January - 29.
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 this day in history.
1703 Carlmann Kolb, composer on this day in history.
1711 Giuseppi Bonno, composer on this day in history.
1715 On January - 29 georg Christoph Wagenseil, Austrian (court)composer/pianist
1717 Jeffrey Amherst, English gov-gen of America/fieldmarshal on this day in history.
1728 On January - 29 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 this day in history.
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 this day in history 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 J G Seume, writer on this day in history.
1781 On this day in history mozart's opera "Idomeneo" premieres, Munich
1782 On January - 29 daniel-Francois-Esprit Auber, French opera composer (Fra Diavolo)
1783 On January - 29 vasili A Zjukovski, Russian folk poet/translator (Homerus) [NS=Feb 9]
1784 On this day in history ferdinand Ries, composer