Historical Events In May - 29
Saturday, 25 January 2020
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 May - 29.
0757 St Paul I begins his reign as Catholic Pope on May - 29.
1138 On this day in history anti-Pope Victor IV (Gregorio) overthrows self for Innocentius II
1167 Lombard League defeat Frederick Barbarossa at Battle of Legnano on this day in history.
1176 On May - 29 battle at Legnano Lombardi League beats Frederik Barbarossa
1176 Battle at Legnano: Lombardi League beats Frederik Barbarossa on May - 29.
1405 Philippe de MÃ©ziÃ¨res, advisor to Charles V of France on this day in history.
1414 On May - 29 council of Constance.
1415 On this day in history council of Konstanz
1453 Constantinople falls to Muhammad II (Turks); ends Byzantine Empire on this day in history.
1453 French banker Jacques Coeurs possessions confiscated on May - 29.
1453 On May - 29 constantine XI Dragases, last Byzantine Emperor, dies at 49
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 Cardinal Beaton, English archbishop of St Andrews, murdered on May - 29.
1576 Spanish army under Mondragón conquerors Zierik sea on May - 29.
1576 On May - 29 spanish army under Mondragon conquerors Zierik sea
1592 On May - 29 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.
1593 On May - 29 john Penry, English congressionalist, executed
1627 On this day in history 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 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 Charles II, King of England (1660-85) on May - 29.
1652 English Admiral Robert Blake drives out Dutch fleet under Lieutenant-Admiral Tromp on this day in history.
1652 On May - 29 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 RÃ¡kÃ³czi II, prince of Transsylvania, dies in battle on May - 29.
1673 On this day in history cornelis van Bijnkershoek, lawyer/president of High Council
1677 Treaty of Middle Plantation establishes peace between the Virginia colonists and the local Indians on this day in history.
1680 Abraham Megerle, composer, dies at 73 on May - 29.
1691 On May - 29 cornelis Tromp, admiral-general/son of Maarten T, dies at 61