Historical Events In May - 29
Sunday, 20 September 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 this day in history.
0757 On this day in history st Paul I begins his reign as Catholic Pope
1138 Anti-Pope Victor IV (Gregorio) overthrows self for Innocentius II on this day in history.
1167 Lombard League defeat Frederick Barbarossa at Battle of Legnano on May - 29.
1176 On this day in history battle at Legnano Lombardi League beats Frederik Barbarossa
1176 Battle at Legnano: Lombardi League beats Frederik Barbarossa on this day in history.
1405 On May - 29 philippe de Mézières, advisor to Charles V of France
1414 Council of Constance on this day in history.
1415 Council of Konstanz on May - 29.
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 On May - 29 constantine XI Dragases, last Byzantine Emperor, dies at 49
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 Jacobus Latomus [Jasques Masson], Belgian inquisitor, dies at about 68 on this day in history.
1546 Cardinal Beaton, English archbishop of St Andrews, murdered on May - 29.
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 this day in history.
1593 John Penry, English congressionalist, executed on this day in history.
1627 On this day in history anne ML of Orleans, duchess of Montpensier (Grand Mademoiselle)
1629 On May - 29 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 Gov John Winthrop begins "History of New England" on May - 29.
1630 On this day in history 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 this day in history.
1660 Gyorgy Rákóczi II, prince of Transsylvania, dies in battle on this day in history.
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 this day in history.
1680 On May - 29 abraham Megerle, composer, dies at 73
1691 Cornelis Tromp, admiral-general/son of Maarten T, dies at 61 on May - 29.