Historical Events In July - 29
Wednesday, 20 October 2021
0238 On July - 29 pupienus, Roman Emperor
0362 On this day in history emperor Julianus of Constantinople ends education laws
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 July - 29.
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 On this day in history urban II, [Odo van Lagery], French Pope (1088-99), dies
1108 On this day in history philip I, co-king of France (1059, 1060-1108), dies at 56
1164 Olaf, King of Norway, dies on July - 29.
1179 On this day in history lando Sittino proclaimed (anti-)pope Innocent III
1560 Turkish fleet recaptures Djerba on Spanjaarden on July - 29.
1563 On this day in history league of High Nobles routes King Philip II
1565 On this day in history mary Queen of Scots marries her cousin, Henry Stuart, Lord Darnley
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 July - 29.
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 On July - 29 gilles Hayne, composer
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 July - 29.
1632 On this day in history samuel Ampzing, vicar/poet (Biblical Treasures), dies
1634 On this day in history dutch fleet under Johannes van Walbeeck lands on Curacao
1644 Urban VIII, [Maffeo Barberini], Pope (1623-44), dies on July - 29.
1646 On July - 29 johann Theile, German composer (Adam & Eve)
1649 David Teniers I, Flemish painter (altaar stukken), dies on this day in history.
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 this day in history.