Historical Events In July - 29
Sunday, 08 December 2019
0238 On July - 29 pupienus, Roman Emperor
0362 On this day in history emperor Julianus of Constantinople ends education laws
0626 Avaren/Slaves under khagan Bajan begin siege of Constantinople on July - 29.
1014 On July - 29 battle of Strumitsa-valley: Byzantine destroys Bulgarian armies
1030 On this day in history battle at Stiklestad (Trondheim)
1030 On July - 29 olaf Haraldsson, King of Norway, dies in battle of Stiklestad
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 July - 29.
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 this day in history.
1108 Philip I, co-king of France (1059, 1060-1108), dies at 56 on this day in history.
1164 On this day in history olaf, King of Norway, dies
1179 Lando Sittino proclaimed (anti-)pope Innocent III on this day in history.
1560 Turkish fleet recaptures Djerba on Spanjaarden on this day in history.
1563 League of High Nobles routes King Philip II on July - 29.
1565 On this day in history 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 On this day in history 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 Friese academy opens on this day in history.
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 this day in history.
1596 Jacobus Latomus, Flemish poet (Psalms/Jeremias) dies at about 84 on this day in history.
1605 Simon Dach, German poet on July - 29.
1620 On this day in history 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 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 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.