Historical Events In March - 29
Sunday, 19 August 2018
0502 Bourgundy King Gundobar delegates royal power on this day in history.
1058 On this day in history stephen IX, [Frederik van Lotharingen], 1st Belg Pope (1057-58), dies
1461 Battle near Towton Field, 33,000 die (War of the Roses) on this day in history.
1484 On March - 29 johann Spangenberg, composer
1519 On March - 29 carlo Caraffa, Italian cardinal
1546 On March - 29 cardinal Beaton, English archbishop of St Andrews, murdered
1549 The city of Salvador da Bahia, the first capital of Brazil, is founded on March - 29.
1561 On this day in history santorio Sanctorius, Trieste Italy, physician/burned at stake/heretic
1602 On March - 29 john Lightfoot, English theologist/literary (Horae Hebraicae)
1616 Johann Erasmus Kindermann, composer on March - 29.
1632 Treaty of Saint-Germain is signed, returning Quebec to French control after the English had seized it in 1629 on March - 29.
1636 On this day in history esaias Reusner, composer
1638 On this day in history first permanent white settlement in Delaware (Swedish Lutherans)
1638 1st permanent white settlement in Delaware (Swedish Lutherans) on March - 29.
1650 On this day in history cornelis Galle I, Flemish engraver, dies at about 73
1655 Valerius Andreas, Flemish historian, dies at 66 on this day in history.
1673 English King Charles II accepts Test Act Roman Catholic excluded of public functions on March - 29.
1673 On March - 29 eng king Charles II accept Test Act: RC excluded of public functions
1673 English King Charles II accepts Test Act: Roman Catholic excluded of public functions on this day in history.
1697 On March - 29 nikolaus Bruhns, composer, dies
1725 On March - 29 joseph Franz Xaver Dominik Stalder, composer
1745 Robert Walpole, 1st British premier (1722-42), dies at 68 on this day in history.
1751 Thomas Coram, English sea captain and philanthropist on this day in history.
1752 Edward Jones, composer on March - 29.
1788 Charles Wesley, hymn writer, dies on March - 29.
1790 On March - 29 the birth of John Tyler, Former American President
1790 John Tyler, Va, (D/W) 10th Pres (1841-1845) on this day in history.
1792 King Gustav III of Sweden dies after being shot in the back at a midnight masquerade ball at Stockholm's Royal Opera just 13 days earlier. He is succeeded by Gustav IV Adolf on March - 29.
1792 Gustav III, King of Sweden (1771-92), dies of wounds on March - 29.
1794 Marie-J-A-N C Condorcet, mathematician (Theory of Comets), dies at 50 on March - 29.
1795 On March - 29 beethoven (24) debuts as pianist in Vienna
1798 On March - 29 republic of Switzerland forms
1799 On this day in history new York passes a law aimed at gradually abolishing slavery in the state.
1799 Edward Stanley, Earl Derby (C), British PM (1852, 1858-59, 1866-68) on March - 29.