Historical Events In October - 29
Monday, 18 March 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 Vandalen under Genseric occupy Carthago on this day in history.
0490 On this day in history petrus Mongus, patriarch of Alexandria, dies
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 Stefanus VI Uros II Milutin, king of Serbia (1282-1321), dies on this day in history.
1390 First trial for witchcraft in Paris on October - 29.
1463 Alessandro Achillini, Italian physician/philosopher on October - 29.
1467 Battle of Brusthem: Charles the Bold defeats Liege on October - 29.
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 October - 29.
1552 Czar Ivan IV escapes back to Moscow after battle on October - 29.
1562 On this day in history george Abbott, English theologist/archbishop of Canterbury
1590 Dirck Volkertsz Coornhert, theologist/philosopher, dies at about 68 on October - 29.
1591 On October - 29 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 On this day in history english adventurer, writer, and courtier Sir Walter Raleigh is beheaded for allegedly conspiring against James I of England.
1618 On October - 29 walter Raleigh, English scholar/poet/historian, beheaded for treason
1656 On October - 29 edmund Halley, astronomer (Halley's Comet) [NS=Nov 8]
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 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 October - 29 william Penn lands at what is now Chester Pennsylvania
1709 England/Netherlands sign anti-French "Barrieretraktaat" on this day in history.
1727 Severe earthquake in New England on this day in history.
1740 On October - 29 the birth of James Boswell, Scottish biographer and diarist
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 The opera "Don Giovanni" is produced (Prague) on October - 29.
1787 On October - 29 opera "Don Giovanni" is produced (Prague)
1790 On this day in history pieter van/of Bleiswijk, pension advisor 1771-87, dies at about 66