Historical Events In July - 29
Wednesday, 08 April 2020
0238 Pupienus, Roman Emperor on July - 29.
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 Battle of Strumitsa-valley: Byzantine destroys Bulgarian armies on this day in history.
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 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 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 this day in history.
1164 Olaf, King of Norway, dies on July - 29.
1179 On July - 29 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 July - 29.
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 On this day in history spanish prince of Eboli, dies
1579 Antwerp request union with of Utrecht on this day in history.
1585 Friese academy opens on this day in history.
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 this day in history.
1590 On July - 29 gilles Hayne, composer
1596 On July - 29 jacobus Latomus, Flemish poet (Psalms/Jeremias) dies at about 84
1605 On this day in history simon Dach, German poet
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 this day in history dutch fleet under Johannes van Walbeeck lands on Curacao
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 David Teniers I, Flemish painter (altaar stukken), dies on July - 29.
1655 Biggest townhall in the world opens in Amsterdam on this day in history.
1669 On this day in history christopher Simpson, composer, dies
1676 On this day in history nathaniel Bacon declared a rebel for assembling frontiersmen to protect settlers from Indians