Historical Events In May - 29
Tuesday, 25 June 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 May - 29.
1138 On May - 29 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 this day in history 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 On May - 29 constantinople falls to Muhammad II (Turks); ends Byzantine Empire
1453 On this day in history 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 this day in history.
1506 Earl Willem I van Nassau-Dillenburg weds countess Walburg van Egmont on May - 29.
1544 Jacobus Latomus [Jasques Masson], Belgian inquisitor, dies at about 68 on May - 29.
1546 On this day in history cardinal Beaton, English archbishop of St Andrews, murdered
1576 Spanish army under Mondragón conquerors Zierik sea on May - 29.
1576 Spanish army under Mondragon conquerors Zierik sea on this day in history.
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 May - 29 john Penry, English congressionalist, executed
1627 Anne ML of Orleans, duchess of Montpensier (Grand Mademoiselle) on this day in history.
1629 On this day in history arnold Baert, Flemish lawyer/member of Great Council, dies at about 74
1630 On this day in history governor John Winthrop begins "History of New England"
1630 The birth of King Charles II of Britain on this day in history.
1630 Gov John Winthrop begins "History of New England" on May - 29.
1630 On May - 29 charles II, King of England (1660-85)
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 On this day in history gyorgy Rákóczi II, prince of Transsylvania, dies in battle
1673 On May - 29 cornelis van Bijnkershoek, lawyer/president of High Council
1677 Treaty of Middle Plantation establishes peace between the Virginia colonists and the local Indians on May - 29.
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