Historical Events In May - 29
Saturday, 19 June 2021
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 this day in history lombard League defeat Frederick Barbarossa at Battle of Legnano
1176 Battle at Legnano Lombardi League beats Frederik Barbarossa on May - 29.
1176 Battle at Legnano: Lombardi League beats Frederik Barbarossa on May - 29.
1405 Philippe de Mézières, advisor to Charles V of France on May - 29.
1414 On this day in history council of Constance.
1415 On this day in history council of Konstanz
1453 On May - 29 constantinople falls to Muhammad II (Turks); ends Byzantine Empire
1453 French banker Jacques Coeurs possessions confiscated on May - 29.
1453 Constantine XI Dragases, last Byzantine Emperor, dies at 49 on this day in history.
1500 On May - 29 bartholomeu Diaz de Narvaez (Novaez), Portuguese sea explorer, drowns
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 On this day in history cardinal Beaton, English archbishop of St Andrews, murdered
1576 Spanish army under Mondragón conquerors Zierik sea on this day in history.
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 May - 29.
1593 On this day in history john Penry, English congressionalist, executed
1627 On May - 29 anne ML of Orleans, duchess of Montpensier (Grand Mademoiselle)
1629 On this day in history arnold Baert, Flemish lawyer/member of Great Council, dies at about 74
1630 On May - 29 governor John Winthrop begins "History of New England"
1630 On this day in history the birth of King Charles II of Britain
1630 On this day in history gov John Winthrop begins "History of New England"
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 On this day in history english Admiral Robert Blake drives out Dutch fleet under lt-adm Tromp
1660 Charles II restored to English throne after Puritan Commonwealth on May - 29.
1660 Gyorgy Rákóczi II, prince of Transsylvania, dies in battle on May - 29.
1673 Cornelis van Bijnkershoek, lawyer/president of High Council on May - 29.
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 On this day in history cornelis Tromp, admiral-general/son of Maarten T, dies at 61