Historical Events In July - 29
Tuesday, 20 April 2021
0238 Pupienus, Roman Emperor on this day in history.
0362 Emperor Julianus of Constantinople ends education laws on July - 29.
0626 On July - 29 avaren/Slaves under khagan Bajan begin siege of Constantinople
1014 On this day in history battle of Strumitsa-valley: Byzantine destroys Bulgarian armies
1030 Battle at Stiklestad (Trondheim) on July - 29.
1030 Olaf Haraldsson, King of Norway, dies in battle of Stiklestad on July - 29.
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 Ladislaus I Arpad de Heilige, King of Hungary, dies on this day in history.
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 this day in history.
1164 On this day in history olaf, King of Norway, dies
1179 On this day in history lando Sittino proclaimed (anti-)pope Innocent III
1560 On July - 29 turkish fleet recaptures Djerba on Spanjaarden
1563 League of High Nobles routes King Philip II on this day in history.
1565 Mary Queen of Scots marries her cousin, Henry Stuart, Lord Darnley on this day in history.
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 this day in history.
1573 Spanish prince of Eboli, dies on this day in history.
1579 On July - 29 antwerp request union with of Utrecht
1585 On July - 29 friese academy opens
1588 Attacking Spanish Armada defeated & scattered by English defenders on July - 29.
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 Jacobus Latomus, Flemish poet (Psalms/Jeremias) dies at about 84 on July - 29.
1605 On this day in history simon Dach, German poet
1620 Nicolaas Heinsius, Dutch philologist/diplomat on this day in history.
1632 On this day in history samuel Ampzing, vicar/poet (Biblical Treasures), dies
1634 On July - 29 dutch fleet under Johannes van Walbeeck lands on Curacao
1644 Urban VIII, [Maffeo Barberini], Pope (1623-44), dies on July - 29.
1646 Johann Theile, German composer (Adam & Eve) on this day in history.
1649 On July - 29 david Teniers I, Flemish painter (altaar stukken), dies
1655 On July - 29 biggest townhall in the world opens in Amsterdam
1669 Christopher Simpson, composer, dies on July - 29.
1676 Nathaniel Bacon declared a rebel for assembling frontiersmen to protect settlers from Indians on this day in history.