Historical Events In October - 29
Tuesday, 03 August 2021
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 this day in history vandalen under Genseric occupy Carthago
0490 On October - 29 petrus Mongus, patriarch of Alexandria, dies
1038 On this day in history aethelnoth, Archbishop of Canterbury
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 this day in history.
1390 First trial for witchcraft in Paris on this day in history.
1463 Alessandro Achillini, Italian physician/philosopher on October - 29.
1467 On this day in history battle of Brusthem: Charles the Bold defeats Liege
1507 Fernando Alvarez de Toledo, Spanish viceroy of Neth (1566-73) on this day in history.
1508 Gelderse troops occupies Kuinre on this day in history.
1513 On this day in history jacques Amyot, French humanist/translator/abbot of Bellozanne
1552 On this day in history czar Ivan IV escapes back to Moscow after battle
1562 George Abbott, English theologist/archbishop of Canterbury on this day in history.
1590 Dirck Volkertsz Coornhert, theologist/philosopher, dies at about 68 on this day in history.
1591 Giovanni A Facchinetti elected as Pope Innocentius IX on this day in history.
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 October - 29.
1618 On this day in history walter Raleigh, English scholar/poet/historian, beheaded for treason
1656 Edmund Halley, astronomer (Halley's Comet) [NS=Nov 8] on October - 29.
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 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 William Penn, founder of Pennsylvania, lands at what is now Chester, PA on this day in history.
1682 On October - 29 william Penn lands at what is now Chester Pennsylvania
1709 On this day in history england/Netherlands sign anti-French "Barrieretraktaat"
1727 On this day in history severe earthquake in New England
1740 The birth of James Boswell, Scottish biographer and diarist on this day in history.
1740 James Boswell, Scotland, Samuel Johnson's biographer on this day in history.
1783 On this day in history 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 this day in history.
1790 On October - 29 pieter van/of Bleiswijk, pension advisor 1771-87, dies at about 66