Historical Events In October - 29
Wednesday, 23 January 2019
0437 On this day in history 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
0439 Vandalen under Genseric occupy Carthago on October - 29.
0490 On October - 29 petrus Mongus, patriarch of Alexandria, dies
1038 Aethelnoth, Archbishop of Canterbury on this day in history.
1268 On October - 29 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.
1321 Stefanus VI Uros II Milutin, king of Serbia (1282-1321), dies on October - 29.
1390 First trial for witchcraft in Paris on October - 29.
1463 On this day in history alessandro Achillini, Italian physician/philosopher
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 On October - 29 gelderse troops occupies Kuinre
1513 Jacques Amyot, French humanist/translator/abbot of Bellozanne on October - 29.
1552 Czar Ivan IV escapes back to Moscow after battle on this day in history.
1562 George Abbott, English theologist/archbishop of Canterbury on October - 29.
1590 Dirck Volkertsz Coornhert, theologist/philosopher, dies at about 68 on October - 29.
1591 On this day in history giovanni A Facchinetti elected as Pope Innocentius IX
1618 Sir Walter Raleigh, explorer and colonizer, is executed for conspiring against James I on October - 29.
1618 On October - 29 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 On this day in history action of 29 October 1658 (Naval battle)
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 Leibniz makes the first use of the long s, ∫, for integral on this day in history.
1682 On this day in history william Penn lands in what will become Pennsylvania
1682 On this day in history william Penn, founder of Pennsylvania, lands at what is now Chester, PA.
1682 William Penn lands at what is now Chester Pennsylvania on October - 29.
1709 England/Netherlands sign anti-French "Barrieretraktaat" on this day in history.
1727 On this day in history severe earthquake in New England
1740 On this day in history the birth of James Boswell, Scottish biographer and diarist
1740 On this day in history james Boswell, Scotland, Samuel Johnson's biographer
1783 On this day in history jean-Baptiste Le Rond d'Alembert, philosopher/mathematician, die at 66
1787 On October - 29 the opera "Don Giovanni" is produced (Prague)
1787 On this day in history opera "Don Giovanni" is produced (Prague)
1790 Pieter van/of Bleiswijk, pension advisor 1771-87, dies at about 66 on October - 29.