Historical Events In July - 29
Monday, 22 April 2019
0238 Pupienus, Roman Emperor on this day in history.
0362 On this day in history emperor Julianus of Constantinople ends education laws
0626 Avaren/Slaves under khagan Bajan begin siege of Constantinople on this day in history.
1014 On July - 29 battle of Strumitsa-valley: Byzantine destroys Bulgarian armies
1030 Battle at Stiklestad (Trondheim) on this day in history.
1030 On this day in history olaf Haraldsson, King of Norway, dies in battle of Stiklestad
1095 Hungary's Ladislas I conquers Croatia and Dalmatia, where he introduces Catholicism, founds the bishopric of Zagreb (Agram), persecutes the heathen, but dies suddenly at age 55 just as he is about to join the crusade on this day in history.
1095 On this day in history ladislaus I Arpad de Heilige, King of Hungary, dies
1099 Urban II, [Odo van Lagery], French Pope (1088-99), dies on July - 29.
1108 Philip I, co-king of France (1059, 1060-1108), dies at 56 on July - 29.
1164 Olaf, King of Norway, dies on July - 29.
1179 Lando Sittino proclaimed (anti-)pope Innocent III on this day in history.
1560 On this day in history turkish fleet recaptures Djerba on Spanjaarden
1563 League of High Nobles routes King Philip II on July - 29.
1565 On July - 29 mary Queen of Scots marries her cousin, Henry Stuart, Lord Darnley
1567 On July - 29 james VI was crowned at Stirling. Regarded as 'The Wisest Fool in Christendom' he succeeded to the English throne in 1603
1567 James VI is crowned King of Scotland at Stirling on this day in history.
1573 Spanish prince of Eboli, dies on July - 29.
1579 On July - 29 antwerp request union with of Utrecht
1585 Friese academy opens on July - 29.
1588 Attacking Spanish Armada defeated & scattered by English defenders on July - 29.
1588 British general Drake defeats the Spanish Armada off the coast of Plymouth on July - 29.
1590 On this day in history gilles Hayne, composer
1596 On this day in history jacobus Latomus, Flemish poet (Psalms/Jeremias) dies at about 84
1605 Simon Dach, German poet on this day in history.
1620 On this day in history nicolaas Heinsius, Dutch philologist/diplomat
1632 Samuel Ampzing, vicar/poet (Biblical Treasures), dies on July - 29.
1634 On July - 29 dutch fleet under Johannes van Walbeeck lands on Curacao
1644 On July - 29 urban VIII, [Maffeo Barberini], Pope (1623-44), dies
1646 Johann Theile, German composer (Adam & Eve) on July - 29.
1649 On this day in history david Teniers I, Flemish painter (altaar stukken), dies
1655 Biggest townhall in the world opens in Amsterdam on this day in history.
1669 Christopher Simpson, composer, dies on this day in history.
1676 Nathaniel Bacon declared a rebel for assembling frontiersmen to protect settlers from Indians on July - 29.