Historical Events In May - 29
Thursday, 22 August 2019
0363 Roman Emperor Julian defeats the Sassanid army in the Battle of Ctesiphon, under the walls of the Sassanid capital, but is unable to take the city on this day in history.
0757 St Paul I begins his reign as Catholic Pope on this day in history.
1138 On May - 29 anti-Pope Victor IV (Gregorio) overthrows self for Innocentius II
1167 On May - 29 lombard League defeat Frederick Barbarossa at Battle of Legnano
1176 On May - 29 battle at Legnano Lombardi League beats Frederik Barbarossa
1176 On May - 29 battle at Legnano: Lombardi League beats Frederik Barbarossa
1405 Philippe de Mézières, advisor to Charles V of France on May - 29.
1414 Council of Constance on May - 29.
1415 On May - 29 council of Konstanz
1453 Constantinople falls to Muhammad II (Turks); ends Byzantine Empire on this day in history.
1453 On May - 29 french banker Jacques Coeurs possessions confiscated
1453 Constantine XI Dragases, last Byzantine Emperor, dies at 49 on this day in history.
1500 Bartholomeu Diaz de Narvaez (Novaez), Portuguese sea explorer, drowns on May - 29.
1506 On May - 29 earl Willem I van Nassau-Dillenburg weds countess Walburg van Egmont
1544 On this day in history jacobus Latomus [Jasques Masson], Belgian inquisitor, dies at about 68
1546 Cardinal Beaton, English archbishop of St Andrews, murdered on May - 29.
1576 On May - 29 spanish army under Mondragón conquerors Zierik sea
1576 On May - 29 spanish army under Mondragon conquerors Zierik sea
1592 At the Battle of Sacheon, the Korean navy led by Admiral Yi Sun Shin, repels a Japanese army that outnumbers it nearly 3 to 1 on this day in history.
1593 On May - 29 john Penry, English congressionalist, executed
1627 Anne ML of Orleans, duchess of Montpensier (Grand Mademoiselle) on May - 29.
1629 Arnold Baert, Flemish lawyer/member of Great Council, dies at about 74 on May - 29.
1630 On this day in history governor John Winthrop begins "History of New England"
1630 On May - 29 the birth of King Charles II of Britain
1630 Gov John Winthrop begins "History of New England" on this day in history.
1630 On May - 29 charles II, King of England (1660-85)
1652 On May - 29 english Admiral Robert Blake drives out Dutch fleet under Lieutenant-Admiral Tromp
1652 English Admiral Robert Blake drives out Dutch fleet under lt-adm Tromp on May - 29.
1660 On May - 29 charles II restored to English throne after Puritan Commonwealth
1660 Gyorgy Rákóczi II, prince of Transsylvania, dies in battle on May - 29.
1673 On May - 29 cornelis van Bijnkershoek, lawyer/president of High Council
1677 On May - 29 treaty of Middle Plantation establishes peace between the Virginia colonists and the local Indians.
1680 Abraham Megerle, composer, dies at 73 on May - 29.
1691 Cornelis Tromp, admiral-general/son of Maarten T, dies at 61 on May - 29.