Historical Events In October - 29
Saturday, 26 September 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 Vandalen under Genseric occupy Carthago on October - 29.
0490 On October - 29 petrus Mongus, patriarch of Alexandria, dies
1038 Aethelnoth, Archbishop of Canterbury on October - 29.
1268 On this day in history 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 Alessandro Achillini, Italian physician/philosopher on October - 29.
1467 On October - 29 battle of Brusthem: Charles the Bold defeats Liege
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 On this day in history jacques Amyot, French humanist/translator/abbot of Bellozanne
1552 Czar Ivan IV escapes back to Moscow after battle on October - 29.
1562 George Abbott, English theologist/archbishop of Canterbury on this day in history.
1590 On October - 29 dirck Volkertsz Coornhert, theologist/philosopher, dies at about 68
1591 On this day in history giovanni A Facchinetti elected as Pope Innocentius IX
1618 On October - 29 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 this day in history.
1618 Walter Raleigh, English scholar/poet/historian, beheaded for treason on October - 29.
1656 Edmund Halley, astronomer (Halley's Comet) [NS=Nov 8] on October - 29.
1658 Action of 29 October 1658 (Naval battle) on October - 29.
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, ∫, for integral.
1682 On October - 29 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 On October - 29 william Penn lands at what is now Chester Pennsylvania
1709 On October - 29 england/Netherlands sign anti-French "Barrieretraktaat"
1727 On October - 29 severe earthquake in New England
1740 On October - 29 the birth of James Boswell, Scottish biographer and diarist
1740 On October - 29 james Boswell, Scotland, Samuel Johnson's biographer
1783 Jean-Baptiste Le Rond d'Alembert, philosopher/mathematician, die at 66 on October - 29.
1787 The opera "Don Giovanni" is produced (Prague) on October - 29.
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.