On This Day

What Happened in July 1429

Historical Events

Historic Event

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)

Famous Weddings

Philip the Good

Jul 14 Duke Philip the Good (33) weds Isabella of Portugal (32) by proxy (he in Burgundy, she in Portugal)

Famous Deaths

  • Jul 12 Jean de Gerson, French theologian (Theologica mystic), dies at 65