Historical Events In July - 29
Wednesday, 23 October 2019
0238 Pupienus, Roman Emperor on July - 29.
0362 On July - 29 emperor Julianus of Constantinople ends education laws
0626 Avaren/Slaves under khagan Bajan begin siege of Constantinople on this day in history.
1014 Battle of Strumitsa-valley: Byzantine destroys Bulgarian armies on this day in history.
1030 On July - 29 battle at Stiklestad (Trondheim)
1030 Olaf Haraldsson, King of Norway, dies in battle of Stiklestad on this day in history.
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 On this day in history urban II, [Odo van Lagery], French Pope (1088-99), dies
1108 On July - 29 philip I, co-king of France (1059, 1060-1108), dies at 56
1164 On this day in history olaf, King of Norway, dies
1179 Lando Sittino proclaimed (anti-)pope Innocent III on July - 29.
1560 Turkish fleet recaptures Djerba on Spanjaarden on this day in history.
1563 On this day in history league of High Nobles routes King Philip II
1565 On July - 29 mary Queen of Scots marries her cousin, Henry Stuart, Lord Darnley
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 Spanish prince of Eboli, dies on this day in history.
1579 On this day in history 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 this day in history.
1605 On this day in history simon Dach, German poet
1620 Nicolaas Heinsius, Dutch philologist/diplomat on July - 29.
1632 On this day in history samuel Ampzing, vicar/poet (Biblical Treasures), dies
1634 Dutch fleet under Johannes van Walbeeck lands on Curacao on July - 29.
1644 Urban VIII, [Maffeo Barberini], Pope (1623-44), dies on July - 29.
1646 On this day in history johann Theile, German composer (Adam & Eve)
1649 David Teniers I, Flemish painter (altaar stukken), dies on this day in history.
1655 Biggest townhall in the world opens in Amsterdam on July - 29.
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 this day in history.