Historical Events In October - 29
Friday, 16 April 2021
0437 Valentinian III, Western Roman Emperor, marries Licinia Eudoxia, daughter of his cousin Theodosius II, Eastern Roman Emperor in Constantinople. This unifies the two branches of the House of Theodosius on this day in history.
0439 Vandalen under Genseric occupy Carthago on October - 29.
0490 Petrus Mongus, patriarch of Alexandria, dies on this day in history.
1038 On this day in history aethelnoth, Archbishop of Canterbury
1268 Conradin, the last legitimate male heir of the Hohenstaufen dynasty of Kings of Germany and Holy Roman Emperors, is executed along with his companion Frederick I, Margrave of Baden by Charles I of Sicily, a political rival and ally to the hostile Roman Catholic church on October - 29.
1321 On October - 29 stefanus VI Uros II Milutin, king of Serbia (1282-1321), dies
1390 On October - 29 first trial for witchcraft in Paris.
1463 Alessandro Achillini, Italian physician/philosopher on October - 29.
1467 Battle of Brusthem: Charles the Bold defeats Liege on October - 29.
1507 On this day in history fernando Alvarez de Toledo, Spanish viceroy of Neth (1566-73)
1508 Gelderse troops occupies Kuinre on October - 29.
1513 Jacques Amyot, French humanist/translator/abbot of Bellozanne on October - 29.
1552 On October - 29 czar Ivan IV escapes back to Moscow after battle
1562 George Abbott, English theologist/archbishop of Canterbury on this day in history.
1590 Dirck Volkertsz Coornhert, theologist/philosopher, dies at about 68 on this day in history.
1591 Giovanni A Facchinetti elected as Pope Innocentius IX on this day in history.
1618 Sir Walter Raleigh, explorer and colonizer, is executed for conspiring against James I on this day in history.
1618 On this day in history english adventurer, writer, and courtier Sir Walter Raleigh is beheaded for allegedly conspiring against James I of England.
1618 Walter Raleigh, English scholar/poet/historian, beheaded for treason on this day in history.
1656 Edmund Halley, astronomer (Halley's Comet) [NS=Nov 8] on October - 29.
1658 Action of 29 October 1658 (Naval battle) on this day in history.
1665 On this day in history battle of Ambuila, where Portuguese forces defeated the forces of the Kingdom of Kongo and decapitated king Antonio I of Kongo, also called Nvita a Nkanga..
1675 Leibniz makes the first use of the long s, ∫, for integral on October - 29.
1682 William Penn lands in what will become Pennsylvania on this day in history.
1682 William Penn, founder of Pennsylvania, lands at what is now Chester, PA on October - 29.
1682 William Penn lands at what is now Chester Pennsylvania on this day in history.
1709 England/Netherlands sign anti-French "Barrieretraktaat" on October - 29.
1727 Severe earthquake in New England on October - 29.
1740 On this day in history the birth of James Boswell, Scottish biographer and diarist
1740 On October - 29 james Boswell, Scotland, Samuel Johnson's biographer
1783 On October - 29 jean-Baptiste Le Rond d'Alembert, philosopher/mathematician, die at 66
1787 On October - 29 the opera "Don Giovanni" is produced (Prague)
1787 On October - 29 opera "Don Giovanni" is produced (Prague)
1790 Pieter van/of Bleiswijk, pension advisor 1771-87, dies at about 66 on this day in history.