Historical Events In July - 29
Sunday, 18 August 2019
0238 Pupienus, Roman Emperor on this day in history.
0362 On July - 29 emperor Julianus of Constantinople ends education laws
0626 On this day in history avaren/Slaves under khagan Bajan begin siege of Constantinople
1014 Battle of Strumitsa-valley: Byzantine destroys Bulgarian armies on July - 29.
1030 On July - 29 battle at Stiklestad (Trondheim)
1030 On July - 29 olaf Haraldsson, King of Norway, dies in battle of Stiklestad
1095 On July - 29 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 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 this day in history.
1108 Philip I, co-king of France (1059, 1060-1108), dies at 56 on this day in history.
1164 Olaf, King of Norway, dies on this day in history.
1179 Lando Sittino proclaimed (anti-)pope Innocent III on this day in history.
1560 On July - 29 turkish fleet recaptures Djerba on Spanjaarden
1563 On this day in history league of High Nobles routes King Philip II
1565 Mary Queen of Scots marries her cousin, Henry Stuart, Lord Darnley on July - 29.
1567 On this day in history 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 July - 29.
1573 On July - 29 spanish prince of Eboli, dies
1579 On this day in history antwerp request union with of Utrecht
1585 Friese academy opens on this day in history.
1588 On July - 29 attacking Spanish Armada defeated & scattered by English defenders
1588 British general Drake defeats the Spanish Armada off the coast of Plymouth on this day in history.
1590 Gilles Hayne, composer on this day in history.
1596 Jacobus Latomus, Flemish poet (Psalms/Jeremias) dies at about 84 on July - 29.
1605 Simon Dach, German poet on this day in history.
1620 On July - 29 nicolaas Heinsius, Dutch philologist/diplomat
1632 On July - 29 samuel Ampzing, vicar/poet (Biblical Treasures), dies
1634 Dutch fleet under Johannes van Walbeeck lands on Curacao on this day in history.
1644 On this day in history urban VIII, [Maffeo Barberini], Pope (1623-44), dies
1646 Johann Theile, German composer (Adam & Eve) on this day in history.
1649 On this day in history david Teniers I, Flemish painter (altaar stukken), dies
1655 On this day in history biggest townhall in the world opens in Amsterdam
1669 On this day in history christopher Simpson, composer, dies
1676 Nathaniel Bacon declared a rebel for assembling frontiersmen to protect settlers from Indians on July - 29.