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Historical Events Happened In January - 28

Wednesday, 28 January 2015

1077  Today in history pope Gregory VII pardons German emperor Heinrich IV  

1077  Today in history german king Henry IV petitions Pope Gregory VII for forgiveness  

1099  Today in history first Crusaders begins siege of Hosn-el-Akrad Syria  

1099  Today in history 1st Crusaders begins siege of Hosn-el-Akrad Syria  

1262  Flemish/Dutch coast ravaged by north western storm on January - 28.  

1393  Today in history fire during Royal Ball at Paris, 4 die (Ball of the Ardents)  

1495  On January - 28 pope gives his son Cesare Borgia as hostage to Charles VIII of France  

1521  On January - 28 the Diet of Worms begins, lasting until May 25.  

1547  On January - 28 king Henry the Eighth of England dies and is succeeded by his nine-year-old son, Edward the Sixth.  

1547  On January - 28 9-year-old Edward VI succeeds Henry VIII as king of England  

1561  By Edict of Orleans persecution of French Huguenots is suspended today in history.  

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Famous Birthdays In January - 28

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1225  On January - 28 birth of saint Thomas Aquinas (d. 1274)  

1312  On this day in history birth of queen Joan II of Navarre (d. 1349)  

1457  Today in history birth of henry VII, Pembroke Castle, 1st Tudor king of England (1485-1509)  

1540  Ludolph van Ceulen, German mathematician (d. 1610) was born on this day in history.  

1578  Cornelis Haga, Dutch lawyer/ambassador to Constantinople (1611-39) was born today in history.  

1582  John Barclay, Scottish satirist/poet (Euphormio's Satyricon) was born today in history.  

1600  Today in history birth of clement IX, [Giulio Rospigliosi], Pistoia, Italy, 238th pope (1667-69)  

1608  Giovanni Alfonso Borelli, Naples, mathematician/astronomer was born on January - 28.  

Famous Deaths In January - 28

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0814  Charlemagne, German emperor/Roman Emperor (800-814), dies at 71 on January - 28.  

1061  On this day in history death of duke Spytihněv II of Bohemia (b. 1031)  

1119  On January - 28 gelasius II, [Giovannis Caetani], pope (1118-19), dies  

1256  Willem II, earl of Holland/German emperor (1238, 47-56), dies at 22 on January - 28.  

1271  Death of Isabella of Aragon, queen of Philip III of France (b. 1247) today in history.  

1393  Today in history death of earl of Joigny, burned at royal ball  

1443  Death of Robert le Maçon, Chancellor of France today in history.  

1528  Philips of Cleve, ruler of Ravenstein, dies on January - 28.