Historical Events In August - 29
Friday, 01 December 2023
0029 John the Baptist, beheaded on August - 29.
0284 On this day in history origin of Era of Diocletian (Martyrs)
0284 Gen Gaius Aurelius V Diocletianus Jovius (3) becomes emperor of Rome on this day in history.
0708 Copper coins are minted in Japan for the first time (Traditional Japanese date: August 10, 708) on this day in history.
0886 The Byzantine emperor Basil I dies after a 19-year reign that has been marked by rare wisdom despite its treacherous beginnings and despite Basil's lack of education on this day in history.
0886 Basilius I, the Macedonier, Byzantine emperor (867-886), dies on August - 29.
1178 On August - 29 anti-Pope Callistus III gives pope title to Alexander III
1261 Jacques Pantaleon elected as Pope Urban IV on this day in history.
1350 On August - 29 battle of Winchelsea (or Les Espagnols sur Mer): The English naval fleet under King Edward III defeats a Castilian fleet of 40 ships.
1387 Henry V, king of England (1413-22)/France (1416-19) on this day in history.
1434 On this day in history janus Pannonius, Hungarian poet/translator
1475 Treaty of Picquigny] king Louis XI buys English contacts on this day in history.
1476 Kano Motonobu, Kyoto Japan, co-founder (Kano school of painting) on August - 29.
1484 Giovanni B Cibo elected as Pope Innocent VIII on August - 29.
1521 The Ottoman Turks capture NÃ¡ndorfehÃ©rvÃ¡r, now known as Belgrade on this day in history.
1523 Ulrich von Hutten, German poet/humanist/patriot, dies at 35 on this day in history.
1526 On August - 29 hungary conquered by Turks in Battle of Moh cs
1526 On August - 29 hungary conquered by Turks in Battle of MohÃ¡cs
1526 Louis II, King of Hungary/Bohemia, dies in accident at 20 on August - 29.
1533 Atahualpa, the last Incan king of Peru, is murdered at the request of Spanish conqueror Francisco Pizarro on August - 29.
1533 Francisco Pizarro orders death of last Incan King of Peru, Atahualpa on this day in history.
1533 Atahualpa, last Inca King of Peru, murdered by Spanish conquerors on this day in history.
1540 On August - 29 emperor Karel deprives city Gent definitive rights/privileges
1541 The Ottoman Turks capture Buda, the capital of the Hungarian Kingdom on this day in history.
1542 CristovÃ£o da Gama, Portuguese soldier (born c. 1516) on August - 29.
1561 On August - 29 bartholomeus Pitiscus, German mathematician (Trigonometry)
1609 Sassoferrato, [Giovanni B Salvi], Italian painter (Madonna) on this day in history.
1612 On August - 29 battle at Surat India: English fleet beats Portuguese
1619 On this day in history jean-Baptiste Colbert, French minister of Naval/baron
1632 John Locke, England, empiricist philosopher; disproved substance on this day in history.
1640 English King Charles I signed a peace treaty with Scotland on August - 29.
1653 On August - 29 gillesz de Hondecoeter, painter/Hostage rights, buried at about 49
1655 Swedish king Karel X Gustaaf occupies Warsaw on this day in history.
1657 On August - 29 john Lilburne, English dissenter