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Historical Events For January - 28

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

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  On January - 28 first Crusaders begins siege of Hosn-el-Akrad Syria  

1099  On January - 28 1st Crusaders begins siege of Hosn-el-Akrad Syria  

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  On this day in history fire during Royal Ball at Paris, 4 die (Ball of the Ardents)  

1393  Earl of Joigny, burned at royal ball on January - 28.  

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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  Pope gives his son Cesare Borgia as hostage to Charles VIII of France on this day in history.  

1521  The Diet of Worms begins, lasting until May 25 on this day in history.  

1528  On this day in history 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 January - 28.  

1547  Henry VIII, King of England (1509-47), dies at 55 on January - 28.  

1549  On this day in history elia Levita, German-Yiddish writer (Habachur), dies at about 80  

1560  On this day in history john a Lasco, [John Laski], Polish nobleman/reformed theologist, dies  

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 this day in history.  

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

1581  On January - 28 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 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 this day in history.  

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

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

1606  On January - 28 carolus Gallus, [Karel de Haan], Dutch lawyer/pastor/vicar, dies at 85  

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

1611  On January - 28 johannes Hevelius, Danzig, astronomer (star cataloger)  

1612  On January - 28 thomas Bodley, diplomat/founder (Bodleian Library), dies  

1613  Galileo may have unknowingly viewed undiscovered planet Neptune on January - 28.  

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Famous Birthdays In January - 28

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1225  Saint Thomas Aquinas (d. 1274) was born on this day in history.  

1312  Queen Joan II of Navarre (d. 1349) was born on this day in history.  

1457  On January - 28 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  On this day in history birth of cornelis Haga, Dutch lawyer/ambassador to Constantinople (1611-39)  

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

1600  On January - 28 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  

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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 this day in history.  

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  On this day in history willem II, earl of Holland/German emperor (1238, 47-56), dies at 22  

1271  On January - 28 death of isabella of Aragon, queen of Philip III of France (b. 1247)  

1393  On January - 28 death of earl of Joigny, burned at royal ball  

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

1528  On January - 28 philips of Cleve, ruler of Ravenstein, dies  

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