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 This day in History - January 29
426 Historic Events for January 29
969

Peter, tsar of Bulgaria (927-69), dies

Death
1523

Sermon of Constanz: Zwingli defends 67 Schlussreden

Event
1559

Thomas Pope, English politician, benefactor, dies at about 52

Death
1574

Sea battle of Reimerswaal - Admiral Boisot beats Spanish fleet

Event
1584

Frederik Hendrik, count of Nassau/Prince of Orange

Birth
1587

Deventer and Zutphen surrender to Spain

Event
1613

Galileo observes Neptune but fails to recognize what he sees

Event
1663

Robert Sanderson, Bishop of Lincoln (1660-63), dies

Death
1676

Fjodor Aleksejevitsj becomes czar of Russia

Event
1688

Emmanuel Swedenborg, Sweden, religious leader (Angelic Wisdom)

Birth
1689

Hubert K Poot, Dutch poet

Birth
1696

Ivan V, co-tsar of Russia (1682-89), dies

Death
1700

Daniel Bernoulli, Basel Switz, mathematician (10 time French award)

Birth
1703

Carlmann Kolb, composer

Birth
1711

Giuseppi Bonno, composer

Birth
1715

Georg Christoph Wagenseil, Austrian (court)composer/pianist

Birth
1717

Jeffrey Amherst, English gov-gen of America/fieldmarshal

Birth
1728

John Gays' "Beggar's Opera," premieres in London [NS=Feb 9]

Event
1732

Paris churchyard Saint-M‚dard closed after Jansenistic ritual

Event
1737

Thomas Paine, political essayist (Common Sense, Age of Reason)

Birth
1743

Andr‚ Hercule Fleury, French cardinal (1726-43), dies

Death
1756

Henry "Light Horse Harry" Lee, (Rep/Gov-Va)/general

Birth
1761

Abraham AA "Albert" Gallatin, Switz, US minister of Finance (1801-14)

Birth
1763

J G Seume, writer

Birth
1781

Mozart's opera "Idomeneo" premieres, Munich

Event