Historical Events Happened In January - 28
Wednesday, 10 February 2016
0814 Charlemagne, German emperor/Roman Emperor (800-814), dies at 71 on January - 28.
1077 On this day in history pope Gregory VII pardons German emperor Heinrich IV
1077 On this day in history german king Henry IV petitions Pope Gregory VII for forgiveness
1099 First Crusaders begins siege of Hosn-el-Akrad Syria on January - 28.
1099 1st Crusaders begins siege of Hosn-el-Akrad Syria on January - 28.
1119 On this day in history gelasius II, [Giovannis Caetani], pope (1118-19), dies
1256 Willem II, earl of Holland/German emperor (1238, 47-56), dies at 22 on this day in history.
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 this day in history.
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 On January - 28 henry VII, Pembroke Castle, 1st Tudor king of England (1485-1509)
1495 On January - 28 pope gives his son Cesare Borgia as hostage to Charles VIII of France
1521 The Diet of Worms begins, lasting until May 25 on this day in history.
1528 On January - 28 philips of Cleve, ruler of Ravenstein, dies
1547 On January - 28 king Henry the Eighth of England dies and is succeeded by his nine-year-old son, Edward the Sixth.
1547 9-year-old Edward VI succeeds Henry VIII as king of England on this day in history.
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 On this day in history by Edict of Orleans persecution of French Huguenots is suspended
1573 On this day in history articles of Warsaw Confederation are signed, sanctioning freedom of religion in Poland.
1578 Cornelis Haga, Dutch lawyer/ambassador to Constantinople (1611-39) on this day in history.
1581 On this day in history james VI signs the 2nd Confession of Faith in Scotland
1581 On this day in history james VI signs 2nd Confession of Faith in Scotland
1582 On January - 28 john Barclay, Scottish satirist/poet (Euphormio's Satyricon)
1595 On this day in history francis Drake, English pirate, Admiral and Governor of Newfoundland (Porto Bello West Indies), dies at 50
1596 British admiral Sir Francis Drake dies off the Panama coast and is buried at sea on January - 28.
1600 Clement IX, [Giulio Rospigliosi], Pistoia, Italy, 238th pope (1667-69) on this day in history.
1606 On this day in history carolus Gallus, [Karel de Haan], Dutch lawyer/pastor/vicar, dies at 85
1608 On January - 28 giovanni Alfonso Borelli, Naples, mathematician/astronomer
1611 On January - 28 johannes Hevelius, Danzig, astronomer (star cataloger)
1612 Thomas Bodley, diplomat/founder (Bodleian Library), dies on January - 28.
1613 Galileo may have unknowingly viewed undiscovered planet Neptune on this day in history.