Historical Events In July - 29
Tuesday, 19 February 2019
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 Battle of Strumitsa-valley: Byzantine destroys Bulgarian armies on July - 29.
1030 On July - 29 battle at Stiklestad (Trondheim)
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 On July - 29 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 Olaf, King of Norway, dies on this day in history.
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 Mary Queen of Scots marries her cousin, Henry Stuart, Lord Darnley on July - 29.
1567 James VI was crowned at Stirling. Regarded as 'The Wisest Fool in Christendom' he succeeded to the English throne in 1603 on July - 29.
1567 On July - 29 james VI is crowned King of Scotland at Stirling.
1573 Spanish prince of Eboli, dies on this day in history.
1579 Antwerp request union with of Utrecht on this day in history.
1585 On July - 29 friese academy opens
1588 On July - 29 attacking Spanish Armada defeated & scattered by English defenders
1588 On July - 29 british general Drake defeats the Spanish Armada off the coast of Plymouth
1590 Gilles Hayne, composer on July - 29.
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 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 this day in history.
1646 On July - 29 johann Theile, German composer (Adam & Eve)
1649 On this day in history david Teniers I, Flemish painter (altaar stukken), dies
1655 Biggest townhall in the world opens in Amsterdam on this day in history.
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 this day in history.