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Historical Events Happened In January - 28

Sunday, 23 November 2014

0814  Charlemagne, German emperor/Roman Emperor (800-814), dies at 71 on this day in history.  

1077  Pope Gregory VII pardons German emperor Heinrich IV on this day in history.  

1077  German king Henry IV petitions Pope Gregory VII for forgiveness on this day in history.  

1099  First Crusaders begins siege of Hosn-el-Akrad Syria on this day in history.  

1099  On this day in history 1st Crusaders begins siege of Hosn-el-Akrad Syria  

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.  

1262  Flemish/Dutch coast ravaged by north western storm on this day in history.  

1393  Fire during Royal Ball at Paris, 4 die (Ball of the Ardents) on January - 28.  

1393  Earl of Joigny, burned at royal ball on this day in history.  

1443  On this day in history robert le Maçon, Chancellor of France  

1457  Henry VII, Pembroke Castle, 1st Tudor king of England (1485-1509) on January - 28.  

1495  Pope gives his son Cesare Borgia as hostage to Charles VIII of France on January - 28.  

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

1528  Philips of Cleve, ruler of Ravenstein, dies on this day in history.  

1547  King Henry the Eighth of England dies and is succeeded by his nine-year-old son, Edward the Sixth on this day in history.  

1547  On this day in history 9-year-old Edward VI succeeds Henry VIII as king of England  

1547  On this day in history henry VIII, King of England (1509-47), dies at 55  

1549  Elia Levita, German-Yiddish writer (Habachur), dies at about 80 on this day in history.  

1560  John a Lasco, [John Laski], Polish nobleman/reformed theologist, dies on January - 28.  

1561  By Edict of Orleans persecution of French Huguenots is suspended on January - 28.  

1573  Articles of Warsaw Confederation are signed, sanctioning freedom of religion in Poland on January - 28.  

1578  Cornelis Haga, Dutch lawyer/ambassador to Constantinople (1611-39) on January - 28.  

1581  James VI signs the 2nd Confession of Faith in Scotland on January - 28.  

1581  On January - 28 james VI signs 2nd Confession of Faith in Scotland  

1582  On this day in history john Barclay, Scottish satirist/poet (Euphormio's Satyricon)  

1595  Francis Drake, English pirate, Admiral and Governor of Newfoundland (Porto Bello West Indies), dies at 50 on January - 28.  

1596  British admiral Sir Francis Drake dies off the Panama coast and is buried at sea on this day in history.  

1600  On January - 28 clement IX, [Giulio Rospigliosi], Pistoia, Italy, 238th pope (1667-69)  

1606  On this day in history carolus Gallus, [Karel de Haan], Dutch lawyer/pastor/vicar, dies at 85  

1608  On this day in history giovanni Alfonso Borelli, Naples, mathematician/astronomer  

1611  On this day in history johannes Hevelius, Danzig, astronomer (star cataloger)  

1612  On this day in history thomas Bodley, diplomat/founder (Bodleian Library), dies  

1613  On this day in history galileo may have unknowingly viewed undiscovered planet Neptune  

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Famous Birthdays In January - 28

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1225  On this day in history birth of saint Thomas Aquinas (d. 1274)  

1312  Queen Joan II of Navarre (d. 1349) was born on January - 28.  

1457  Henry VII, Pembroke Castle, 1st Tudor king of England (1485-1509) was born on January - 28.  

1540  Ludolph van Ceulen, German mathematician (d. 1610) was born on January - 28.  

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

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

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

1608  On this day in history birth of giovanni Alfonso Borelli, Naples, mathematician/astronomer  

Famous Deaths In January - 28

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0814  On January - 28 charlemagne, German emperor/Roman Emperor (800-814), dies at 71  

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

1119  Gelasius II, [Giovannis Caetani], pope (1118-19), dies on this day in history.  

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) on this day in history.  

1393  On this day in history death of earl of Joigny, burned at royal ball  

1443  On January - 28 death of robert le Maçon, Chancellor of France  

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