Historical Events Happened In January - 28
Monday, 25 July 2016
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 German king Henry IV petitions Pope Gregory VII for forgiveness on this day in history.
1099 On this day in history first Crusaders begins siege of Hosn-el-Akrad Syria
1099 1st Crusaders begins siege of Hosn-el-Akrad Syria on January - 28.
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.
1262 On January - 28 flemish/Dutch coast ravaged by north western storm
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 Robert le Maçon, Chancellor of France on this day in history.
1457 Henry VII, Pembroke Castle, 1st Tudor king of England (1485-1509) on January - 28.
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 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 January - 28.
1547 On January - 28 9-year-old Edward VI succeeds Henry VIII as king of England
1547 On January - 28 henry VIII, King of England (1509-47), dies at 55
1549 Elia Levita, German-Yiddish writer (Habachur), dies at about 80 on January - 28.
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 January - 28 articles of Warsaw Confederation are signed, sanctioning freedom of religion in Poland.
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 January - 28 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 January - 28 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 Thomas Bodley, diplomat/founder (Bodleian Library), dies on January - 28.
1613 On January - 28 galileo may have unknowingly viewed undiscovered planet Neptune