Historical Events In October - 29
Saturday, 21 September 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 On October - 29 vandalen under Genseric occupy Carthago
0490 On October - 29 petrus Mongus, patriarch of Alexandria, dies
1038 On October - 29 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 Fernando Alvarez de Toledo, Spanish viceroy of Neth (1566-73) on this day in history.
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 Czar Ivan IV escapes back to Moscow after battle on this day in history.
1562 On October - 29 george Abbott, English theologist/archbishop of Canterbury
1590 On this day in history 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 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 this day in history.
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 Leibniz makes the first use of the long s, âˆ«, for integral on October - 29.
1682 William Penn lands in what will become Pennsylvania on this day in history.
1682 William Penn, founder of Pennsylvania, lands at what is now Chester, PA on October - 29.
1682 On October - 29 william Penn lands at what is now Chester Pennsylvania
1709 England/Netherlands sign anti-French "Barrieretraktaat" on October - 29.
1727 On October - 29 severe earthquake in New England
1740 The birth of James Boswell, Scottish biographer and diarist on this day in history.
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 On October - 29 the opera "Don Giovanni" is produced (Prague)
1787 Opera "Don Giovanni" is produced (Prague) on this day in history.
1790 On this day in history pieter van/of Bleiswijk, pension advisor 1771-87, dies at about 66