29th day events in history

June 29, 226 Cao Pi dies after an illness; his son Cao Rui succeeds him as emperor of the Kingdom of Wei
July 29, 238 The Praetorian Guard storm the palace and capture Pupienus and Balbinus. They are dragged through the streets of Rome and executed. On the same day, Gordian III, age 13, is proclaimed emperor
October 29, 312 Constantine the Great enters Rome after his victory at the Battle of the Milvian Bridge, stages a grand adventus in the city, and is met with popular jubilation. Maxentius' body is fished out of the Tiber and beheaded
May 29, 363 The Roman emperor Julian defeats the Sassanid army in the Battle of Ctesiphon, under the walls of the Sassanid capital, but is unable to take the city
October 29, 437 Valentinian III, Western Roman Emperor, marries Licinia Eudoxia, daughter of his cousin Theodosius II, Eastern Roman Emperor in Constantinople unifying the two branches of the House of Theodosius
March 29, 502 King Gundobad issues a new legal code (Lex Burgundionum) at Lyon that makes Gallo-Romans and Burgundians subject to the same laws
November 29, 561 King Chlothar I dies at Compiègne. The Merovingian dynasty is continued by his four sons — Charibert I, Guntram, Sigebert I and Chilperic I — who divide the Frankish Kingdom
July 29, 615 Pakal ascends the throne of Palenque at the age of 12
August 29, 708 Copper coins are minted in Japan for the first time (Traditional Japanese date: August 10, 708)
April 29, 711 Islamic conquest of Hispania: Moorish troops led by Tariq ibn-Ziyad land at Gibraltar to begin their invasion of the Iberian Peninsula (Al-Andalus)
January 29, 757 An Lushan, leader of a revolt against the Tang Dynasty and emperor of Yan, is murdered by his own son, An Qingxu
November 29, 800 Charlemagne arrives at Rome to investigate the alleged crimes of Pope Leo III
January 29, 904 Sergius III comes out of retirement to take over the papacy from the deposed antipope Christopher
July 29, 904 Sack of Thessalonica: Saracen raiders under Leo of Tripoli sack Thessaloniki, the Byzantine Empire's second-largest city, after a short siege, and plunder it for a week
October 29, 969 Byzantine troops occupy Antioch Syria
July 29, 1014 Byzantine–Bulgarian wars: Battle of Kleidion – Byzantine emperor Basil II inflicts a decisive defeat on the Bulgarian army, and his subsequent treatment of 15,000 prisoners reportedly causes Tsar Samuil of Bulgaria to die of a heart attack less than three months later, on October 6
July 29, 1018 Count Dirk III defeats an army sent by Emperor Henry II in the Battle of Vlaardingen
July 29, 1030 Ladejarl-Fairhair succession wars: Battle of Stiklestad – King Olaf II fights and dies trying to regain his Norwegian throne from the Danes
April 29, 1091 Battle of Levounion: The Pechenegs are defeated by Byzantine Emperor Alexius I
May 29, 1108 Battle of Uclés: Almoravid troops under the command of Tamim ibn Yusuf defeat a Castile and León alliance under the command of Prince Sancho Alfónsez
July 29, 1148 The Siege of Damascus ends in a decisive crusader defeat and leads to the disintegration of the Second Crusade
June 29, 1149 Raymond of Poitiers is defeated and killed at the Battle of Inab by Nur ad-Din Zangi
May 29, 1167 Battle of Monte Porzio – A Roman army supporting Pope Alexander III is defeated by Christian of Buch and Rainald of Dassel
December 29, 1170 Thomas Becket, Archbishop of Canterbury, is assassinated inside Canterbury Cathedral by followers of King Henry II; he subsequently becomes a saint and martyr in the Anglican Church and the Catholic Church
May 29, 1176 Battle of Legnano: The Lombard League defeats Emperor Frederick I
June 29, 1194 Sverre is crowned King of Norway
September 29, 1227 Frederick II, Holy Roman Emperor, is excommunicated by Pope Gregory IX for his failure to participate in the Crusades
August 29, 1261 Pope Urban IV succeeds Pope Alexander IV as the 182nd pope
October 29, 1268 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
August 29, 1315 Battle of Montecatini: The army of the Republic of Pisa, commanded by Uguccione della Faggiuola, wins a decisive victory against the joint forces of the Kingdom of Naples and the Republic of Florence despite being outnumbered
May 29, 1328 Philip VI is crowned King of France
August 29, 1350 Battle of Winchelsea (or Les Espagnols sur Mer): The English naval fleet under King Edward III defeats a Castilian fleet of 40 ships
September 29, 1364 Battle of Auray: English forces defeat the French in Brittany; end of the Breton War of Succession
April 29, 1386 Battle of the Vikhra River: The Principality of Smolensk is defeated by the Grand Duchy of Lithuania and becomes its vassal
October 29, 1390 First trial for witchcraft in Paris leading to the death of three people
November 29, 1394 The Korean king Yi Seong-gye, founder of the Joseon dynasty, moves the capital from Kaesŏng to Hanyang, today known as Seoul
May 29, 1414 Council of Constance
October 29, 1422 Charles VII of France becomes king in succession to his father Charles VI of France though he isn't officially crowned king until 1429
December 29, 1427 Army of Ming Dynasty started withdrawing from Hanoi, put an end to the domination of Đại Việt
April 29, 1429 Joan of Arc arrives to relieve the Siege of Orleans
March 29, 1430 The Ottoman Empire under Murad II captures the Byzantine city of Thessalonica
June 29, 1444 Skanderbeg defeats an Ottoman invasion force at Torvioll
May 29, 1453 Fall of Constantinople: Ottoman armies under Sultan Mehmed II Fatih captures Constantinople after a 53-day siege, ending the Byzantine Empire
March 29, 1461 Wars of the Roses: Battle of Towton – Edward of York defeats Queen Margaret to become King Edward IV of England
October 29, 1467 Battle of Brustem: Charles the Bold defeats Liège
August 29, 1475 The Treaty of Picquigny ends a brief war between the kingdoms of France and England
April 29, 1483 Gran Canaria, the main island of the Canary Islands is conquered by the Kingdom of Castile
August 29, 1484 Pope Innocent VIII succeeds Pope Sixtus IV
August 29, 1498 Vasco da Gama decides to depart Calicut and return to Kingdom of Portugal
March 29, 1500 Cesare Borgia is given the title of Captain General and Gonfalonier by his father Rodrigo Borgia after returning from his conquests in the Romagna