On This Day

What Happened in 1429

Historical Events in 1429

  • Jun 11 Hundred Years' War: The start of the Battle of Jargeau (France)
  • Jul 16 Joan of Arc and the French army enter the city of Rheims
  • Jul 17 Dauphin crowned King Charles VII of France (despite having been king since 1422)
  • Nov 4 Joan of Arc and Charles d'Albret liberate the heavily fortified town of Saint-Pierre-le-MoĆ»tier after a siege

World Leaders in 1429

Famous People Who Died in 1429

  • Jun 22 Ghiyath al-Kashi, Persian astronomer and mathematician (b. 1380)
  • Jul 12 Jean de Gerson, French theologian (Theologica mystic), dies at 65
  • Sep 28 Cymburgis of Masovia, wife of Duke Ernest of Austria