Historical Events In May - 29
Sunday, 29 March 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 May - 29 st Paul I begins his reign as Catholic Pope
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 On May - 29 battle at Legnano: Lombardi League beats Frederik Barbarossa
1405 Philippe de MÃ©ziÃ¨res, advisor to Charles V of France on this day in history.
1414 On this day in history council of Constance.
1415 Council of Konstanz on this day in history.
1453 On this day in history constantinople falls to Muhammad II (Turks); ends Byzantine Empire
1453 French banker Jacques Coeurs possessions confiscated on this day in history.
1453 On this day in history constantine XI Dragases, last Byzantine Emperor, dies at 49
1500 Bartholomeu Diaz de Narvaez (Novaez), Portuguese sea explorer, drowns on this day in history.
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 this day in history.
1576 Spanish army under Mondragón conquerors Zierik sea on May - 29.
1576 Spanish army under Mondragon conquerors Zierik sea on May - 29.
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 May - 29.
1627 On May - 29 anne ML of Orleans, duchess of Montpensier (Grand Mademoiselle)
1629 Arnold Baert, Flemish lawyer/member of Great Council, dies at about 74 on this day in history.
1630 Governor John Winthrop begins "History of New England" on May - 29.
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 English Admiral Robert Blake drives out Dutch fleet under Lieutenant-Admiral Tromp on May - 29.
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 May - 29 gyorgy RÃ¡kÃ³czi 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 this day in history.
1680 On this day in history abraham Megerle, composer, dies at 73
1691 Cornelis Tromp, admiral-general/son of Maarten T, dies at 61 on this day in history.