Historical Events In October - 29
Friday, 19 July 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 Petrus Mongus, patriarch of Alexandria, dies on this day in history.
1038 Aethelnoth, Archbishop of Canterbury on October - 29.
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 this day in history.
1467 Battle of Brusthem: Charles the Bold defeats Liege on October - 29.
1507 Fernando Alvarez de Toledo, Spanish viceroy of Neth (1566-73) on this day in history.
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 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 Sir Walter Raleigh, explorer and colonizer, is executed for conspiring against James I on October - 29.
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 On October - 29 edmund Halley, astronomer (Halley's Comet) [NS=Nov 8]
1658 Action of 29 October 1658 (Naval battle) on this day in history.
1665 On October - 29 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 this day in history.
1682 On October - 29 william Penn lands in what will become Pennsylvania
1682 On October - 29 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 October - 29.
1727 On this day in history severe earthquake in New England
1740 The birth of James Boswell, Scottish biographer and diarist on October - 29.
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 this day in history the opera "Don Giovanni" is produced (Prague)
1787 Opera "Don Giovanni" is produced (Prague) on October - 29.
1790 On this day in history pieter van/of Bleiswijk, pension advisor 1771-87, dies at about 66