Historical Events In October - 29
Monday, 18 November 2019
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 Vandalen under Genseric occupy Carthago on October - 29.
0490 On October - 29 petrus Mongus, patriarch of Alexandria, dies
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 Stefanus VI Uros II Milutin, king of Serbia (1282-1321), dies on this day in history.
1390 First trial for witchcraft in Paris on this day in history.
1463 On this day in history alessandro Achillini, Italian physician/philosopher
1467 On October - 29 battle of Brusthem: Charles the Bold defeats Liege
1507 On October - 29 fernando Alvarez de Toledo, Spanish viceroy of Neth (1566-73)
1508 On this day in history gelderse troops occupies Kuinre
1513 Jacques Amyot, French humanist/translator/abbot of Bellozanne on this day in history.
1552 On October - 29 czar Ivan IV escapes back to Moscow after battle
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 Giovanni A Facchinetti elected as Pope Innocentius IX on October - 29.
1618 On this day in history sir Walter Raleigh, explorer and colonizer, is executed for conspiring against James I.
1618 English adventurer, writer, and courtier Sir Walter Raleigh is beheaded for allegedly conspiring against James I of England on October - 29.
1618 On October - 29 walter Raleigh, English scholar/poet/historian, beheaded for treason
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 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 On October - 29 leibniz makes the first use of the long s, âˆ«, for integral.
1682 William Penn lands in what will become Pennsylvania on October - 29.
1682 William Penn, founder of Pennsylvania, lands at what is now Chester, PA on October - 29.
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 this day in history.
1740 The birth of James Boswell, Scottish biographer and diarist on this day in history.
1740 James Boswell, Scotland, Samuel Johnson's biographer on October - 29.
1783 On October - 29 jean-Baptiste Le Rond d'Alembert, philosopher/mathematician, die at 66
1787 On this day in history 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 this day in history.