Historical Events In October - 29
Friday, 01 December 2023
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 October - 29 vandalen under Genseric occupy Carthago
0490 Petrus Mongus, patriarch of Alexandria, dies on this day in history.
1038 Aethelnoth, Archbishop of Canterbury on this day in history.
1268 On October - 29 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 On this day in history first trial for witchcraft in Paris.
1463 Alessandro Achillini, Italian physician/philosopher on October - 29.
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 Gelderse troops occupies Kuinre on this day in history.
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 this day in history.
1562 On this day in history george Abbott, English theologist/archbishop of Canterbury
1590 On October - 29 dirck Volkertsz Coornhert, theologist/philosopher, dies at about 68
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 Walter Raleigh, English scholar/poet/historian, beheaded for treason on October - 29.
1656 Edmund Halley, astronomer (Halley's Comet) [NS=Nov 8] on this day in history.
1658 On this day in history action of 29 October 1658 (Naval battle)
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 this day in history.
1682 On this day in history 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 Jean-Baptiste Le Rond d'Alembert, philosopher/mathematician, die at 66 on October - 29.
1787 The opera "Don Giovanni" is produced (Prague) on this day in history.
1787 On this day in history opera "Don Giovanni" is produced (Prague)
1790 On October - 29 pieter van/of Bleiswijk, pension advisor 1771-87, dies at about 66