Historical Events Happened In January - 28
Sunday, 03 May 2015
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 January - 28.
1077 On January - 28 german king Henry IV petitions Pope Gregory VII for forgiveness
1099 On January - 28 first Crusaders begins siege of Hosn-el-Akrad Syria
1099 1st Crusaders begins siege of Hosn-el-Akrad Syria on this day in history.
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 On January - 28 flemish/Dutch coast ravaged by north western storm
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 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 On this day in history philips of Cleve, ruler of Ravenstein, dies
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 this day in history 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 On this day in history elia Levita, German-Yiddish writer (Habachur), dies at about 80
1560 John a Lasco, [John Laski], Polish nobleman/reformed theologist, dies on this day in history.
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 this day in history james VI signs 2nd Confession of Faith in Scotland
1582 John Barclay, Scottish satirist/poet (Euphormio's Satyricon) on this day in history.
1595 On January - 28 francis Drake, English pirate, Admiral and Governor of Newfoundland (Porto Bello West Indies), dies at 50
1596 On this day in history british admiral Sir Francis Drake dies off the Panama coast and is buried at sea.
1600 On this day in history 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 January - 28 johannes Hevelius, Danzig, astronomer (star cataloger)
1612 On January - 28 thomas Bodley, diplomat/founder (Bodleian Library), dies
1613 On this day in history galileo may have unknowingly viewed undiscovered planet Neptune