Historical Events For January - 28
Saturday, 29 April 2017
0814 On this day in history charlemagne, German emperor/Roman Emperor (800-814), dies at 71
1077 Pope Gregory VII pardons German emperor Heinrich IV on this day in history.
1077 On January - 28 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 Gelasius II, [Giovannis Caetani], pope (1118-19), dies on January - 28.
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 On January - 28 fire during Royal Ball at Paris, 4 die (Ball of the Ardents)
1393 Earl of Joigny, burned at royal ball on January - 28.
1443 Robert le Maçon, Chancellor of France on January - 28.
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 January - 28.
1528 On January - 28 philips of Cleve, ruler of Ravenstein, dies
1547 On this day in history 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 Henry VIII, King of England (1509-47), dies at 55 on this day in history.
1549 Elia Levita, German-Yiddish writer (Habachur), dies at about 80 on this day in history.
1560 On this day in history john a Lasco, [John Laski], Polish nobleman/reformed theologist, dies
1561 On this day in history by Edict of Orleans persecution of French Huguenots is suspended
1573 On January - 28 articles of Warsaw Confederation are signed, sanctioning freedom of religion in Poland.
1578 On January - 28 cornelis Haga, Dutch lawyer/ambassador to Constantinople (1611-39)
1581 On this day in history james VI signs the 2nd Confession of Faith in Scotland
1581 On January - 28 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 this day in history.
1600 Clement IX, [Giulio Rospigliosi], Pistoia, Italy, 238th pope (1667-69) on this day in history.
1606 On January - 28 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 Johannes Hevelius, Danzig, astronomer (star cataloger) on this day in history.
1612 On this day in history thomas Bodley, diplomat/founder (Bodleian Library), dies
1613 Galileo may have unknowingly viewed undiscovered planet Neptune on January - 28.