Historical Events In July - 29
Wednesday, 04 August 2021
0238 Pupienus, Roman Emperor on July - 29.
0362 On this day in history emperor Julianus of Constantinople ends education laws
0626 On this day in history avaren/Slaves under khagan Bajan begin siege of Constantinople
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 July - 29.
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 On this day in history philip I, co-king of France (1059, 1060-1108), dies at 56
1164 On July - 29 olaf, King of Norway, dies
1179 On this day in history lando Sittino proclaimed (anti-)pope Innocent III
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 July - 29 james VI was crowned at Stirling. Regarded as 'The Wisest Fool in Christendom' he succeeded to the English throne in 1603
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 Friese academy opens on this day in history.
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 July - 29 simon Dach, German poet
1620 On July - 29 nicolaas Heinsius, Dutch philologist/diplomat
1632 Samuel Ampzing, vicar/poet (Biblical Treasures), dies on July - 29.
1634 On July - 29 dutch fleet under Johannes van Walbeeck lands on Curacao
1644 On July - 29 urban VIII, [Maffeo Barberini], Pope (1623-44), dies
1646 Johann Theile, German composer (Adam & Eve) on July - 29.
1649 On July - 29 david Teniers I, Flemish painter (altaar stukken), dies
1655 On July - 29 biggest townhall in the world opens in Amsterdam
1669 Christopher Simpson, composer, dies on July - 29.
1676 Nathaniel Bacon declared a rebel for assembling frontiersmen to protect settlers from Indians on this day in history.