Historical Events In July - 29
Monday, 24 June 2019
0238 On July - 29 pupienus, Roman Emperor
0362 Emperor Julianus of Constantinople ends education laws on this day in history.
0626 On July - 29 avaren/Slaves under khagan Bajan begin siege of Constantinople
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 On this day in history 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
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 this day in history.
1108 On July - 29 philip I, co-king of France (1059, 1060-1108), dies at 56
1164 On July - 29 olaf, King of Norway, dies
1179 Lando Sittino proclaimed (anti-)pope Innocent III on this day in history.
1560 Turkish fleet recaptures Djerba on Spanjaarden on July - 29.
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 James VI was crowned at Stirling. Regarded as 'The Wisest Fool in Christendom' he succeeded to the English throne in 1603 on this day in history.
1567 James VI is crowned King of Scotland at Stirling on July - 29.
1573 On this day in history spanish prince of Eboli, dies
1579 On this day in history antwerp request union with of Utrecht
1585 On July - 29 friese academy opens
1588 On July - 29 attacking Spanish Armada defeated & scattered by English defenders
1588 On this day in history british general Drake defeats the Spanish Armada off the coast of Plymouth
1590 Gilles Hayne, composer on July - 29.
1596 On this day in history jacobus Latomus, Flemish poet (Psalms/Jeremias) dies at about 84
1605 Simon Dach, German poet on July - 29.
1620 On this day in history nicolaas Heinsius, Dutch philologist/diplomat
1632 Samuel Ampzing, vicar/poet (Biblical Treasures), dies on this day in history.
1634 On July - 29 dutch fleet under Johannes van Walbeeck lands on Curacao
1644 Urban VIII, [Maffeo Barberini], Pope (1623-44), dies on this day in history.
1646 Johann Theile, German composer (Adam & Eve) on July - 29.
1649 On July - 29 david Teniers I, Flemish painter (altaar stukken), dies
1655 On this day in history biggest townhall in the world opens in Amsterdam
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.