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 This day in History - August 29
356 Historic Events for August 29
29

John the Baptist, beheaded

Death
284

Gen Gaius Aurelius V Diocletianus Jovius (3) becomes emperor of Rome

Event
284

Origin of Era of Diocletian (Martyrs)

Event
886

Basilius I, the Macedoni‰r, Byzantine emperor (867-886), dies

Death
1178

Anti-Pope Callistus III gives pope title to Alexander III

Event
1261

Jacques Pantal‚on elected as Pope Urban IV

Event
1387

Henry V, king of England (1413-22)/France (1416-19)

Birth
1434

Janus Pannonius, Hungarian poet/translator

Birth
1475

Treaty of Picquigny] king Louis XI buys English contacts

Event
1476

Kano Motonobu, Kyoto Japan, co-founder (Kano school of painting)

Birth
1484

Giovanni B Cibo elected as Pope Innocent VIII

Event
1523

Ulrich von Hutten, German poet/humanist/patriot, dies at 35

Death
1526

Hungary conquered by Turks in Battle of Moh cs

Event
1526

Louis II, King of Hungary/Bohemia, dies in accident at 20

Death
1533

Atahualpa, last Inca King of Peru, murdered by Spanish conquerors

Death
1533

Francisco Pizarro orders death of last Incan King of Peru, Atahualpa

Event
1540

Emperor Karel deprives city Gent definitive rights/privileges

Event
1561

Bartholomeus Pitiscus, German mathematician (Trigonometry)

Birth
1609

Sassoferrato, [Giovanni B Salvi], Italian painter (Madonna)

Birth
1612

Battle at Surat India: English fleet beats Portuguese

Event
1619

Jean-Baptiste Colbert, French minister of Naval/baron

Birth
1632

John Locke, England, empiricist philosopher; disproved substance

Birth
1640

English King Charles I signed a peace treaty with Scotland

Event
1653

Gillesz de Hondecoeter, painter/Hostage rights, buried at about 49

Death
1655

Swedish king Karel X Gustaaf occupies Warsaw

Event