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1429 in History

Events in History


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Apr 29 Joan of Arc arrives at the siege of Orleans

French Soldier and National Heroine Joan of Arc
French Soldier and National Heroine
Joan of Arc
  • 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

Deaths in History

  • 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