Historical Events In October - 29
Thursday, 02 July 2020
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 October - 29.
0439 On October - 29 vandalen under Genseric occupy Carthago
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 this day in history.
1321 On this day in history 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 this day in history.
1467 Battle of Brusthem: Charles the Bold defeats Liege on this day in history.
1507 On October - 29 fernando Alvarez de Toledo, Spanish viceroy of Neth (1566-73)
1508 On October - 29 gelderse troops occupies Kuinre
1513 On October - 29 jacques Amyot, French humanist/translator/abbot of Bellozanne
1552 Czar Ivan IV escapes back to Moscow after battle on October - 29.
1562 On this day in history george Abbott, English theologist/archbishop of Canterbury
1590 On October - 29 dirck Volkertsz Coornhert, theologist/philosopher, dies at about 68
1591 Giovanni A Facchinetti elected as Pope Innocentius IX on October - 29.
1618 On October - 29 sir Walter Raleigh, explorer and colonizer, is executed for conspiring against James I.
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 this day in history.
1658 Action of 29 October 1658 (Naval battle) on this day in history.
1665 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. on this day in history.
1675 On this day in history leibniz makes the first use of the long s, âˆ«, for integral.
1682 William Penn lands in what will become Pennsylvania on this day in history.
1682 On October - 29 william Penn, founder of Pennsylvania, lands at what is now Chester, PA.
1682 On this day in history william Penn lands at what is now Chester Pennsylvania
1709 On this day in history england/Netherlands sign anti-French "Barrieretraktaat"
1727 Severe earthquake in New England on October - 29.
1740 The birth of James Boswell, Scottish biographer and diarist on October - 29.
1740 James Boswell, Scotland, Samuel Johnson's biographer on this day in history.
1783 Jean-Baptiste Le Rond d'Alembert, philosopher/mathematician, die at 66 on this day in history.
1787 The opera "Don Giovanni" is produced (Prague) on October - 29.
1787 Opera "Don Giovanni" is produced (Prague) on this day in history.
1790 On this day in history pieter van/of Bleiswijk, pension advisor 1771-87, dies at about 66