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 This day in History - March 29
368 Historic Events for March 29
502

Bourgundy King Gundobar delegates royal power

Event
1058

Stephen IX, [Frederik van Lotharingen], 1st Belg Pope (1057-58), dies

Death
1461

Battle near Towton Field, 33,000 die (War of the Roses)

Event
1484

Johann Spangenberg, composer

Birth
1519

Carlo Caraffa, Italian cardinal

Birth
1546

Cardinal Beaton, English archbishop of St Andrews, murdered

Death
1561

Santorio Sanctorius, Trieste Italy, physician/burned at stake/heretic

Birth
1602

John Lightfoot, English theologist/literary (Horae Hebraicae)

Birth
1616

Johann Erasmus Kindermann, composer

Birth
1636

Esaias Reusner, composer

Birth
1638

1st permanent white settlement in Delaware (Swedish Lutherans)

Event
1650

Cornelis Galle I, Flemish engraver, dies at about 73

Death
1655

Valerius Andreas, Flemish historian, dies at 66

Death
1673

Eng king Charles II accept Test Act: RC excluded of public functions

Event
1697

Nikolaus Bruhns, composer, dies

Death
1725

Joseph Franz Xaver Dominik Stalder, composer

Birth
1745

Robert Walpole, 1st British premier (1722-42), dies at 68

Death
1752

Edward Jones, composer

Birth
1788

Charles Wesley, hymn writer, dies

Death
1790

John Tyler, Va, (D/W) 10th Pres (1841-1845)

Birth
1792

Gustav III, King of Sweden (1771-92), dies of wounds

Death
1794

Marie-J-A-N C Condorcet, mathematician (Theory of Comets), dies at 50

Death
1795

Beethoven (24) debuts as pianist in Vienna

Event
1798

Republic of Switzerland forms

Event
1799

Edward Stanley, Earl Derby (C), British PM (1852, 1858-59, 1866-68)

Birth