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Historical Events Happened In January - 28

Sunday, 21 December 2014

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

1077  On January - 28 pope Gregory VII pardons German emperor Heinrich IV  

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 January - 28.  

1119  On this day in history gelasius II, [Giovannis Caetani], pope (1118-19), dies  

1256  On January - 28 willem II, earl of Holland/German emperor (1238, 47-56), dies at 22  

1262  Flemish/Dutch coast ravaged by north western storm on January - 28.  

1393  On this day in history fire during Royal Ball at Paris, 4 die (Ball of the Ardents)  

1393  On this day in history earl of Joigny, burned at royal ball  

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 this day in history.  

1495  Pope gives his son Cesare Borgia as hostage to Charles VIII of France on January - 28.  

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  King Henry the Eighth of England dies and is succeeded by his nine-year-old son, Edward the Sixth on January - 28.  

1547  9-year-old Edward VI succeeds Henry VIII as king of England on January - 28.  

1547  On this day in history henry VIII, King of England (1509-47), dies at 55  

1549  On January - 28 elia Levita, German-Yiddish writer (Habachur), dies at about 80  

1560  John a Lasco, [John Laski], Polish nobleman/reformed theologist, dies on January - 28.  

1561  On January - 28 by Edict of Orleans persecution of French Huguenots is suspended  

1573  Articles of Warsaw Confederation are signed, sanctioning freedom of religion in Poland on this day in history.  

1578  On January - 28 cornelis Haga, Dutch lawyer/ambassador to Constantinople (1611-39)  

1581  On January - 28 james VI signs the 2nd Confession of Faith in Scotland  

1581  James VI signs 2nd Confession of Faith in Scotland on January - 28.  

1582  On this day in history 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  On this day in history british admiral Sir Francis Drake dies off the Panama coast and is buried at sea.  

1600  On January - 28 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  Giovanni Alfonso Borelli, Naples, mathematician/astronomer on January - 28.  

1611  Johannes Hevelius, Danzig, astronomer (star cataloger) on January - 28.  

1612  On this day in history thomas Bodley, diplomat/founder (Bodleian Library), dies  

1613  Galileo may have unknowingly viewed undiscovered planet Neptune on this day in history.  

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Famous Birthdays In January - 28

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1225  On this day in history birth of saint Thomas Aquinas (d. 1274)  

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

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

1582  John Barclay, Scottish satirist/poet (Euphormio's Satyricon) was born on January - 28.  

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

1608  Giovanni Alfonso Borelli, Naples, mathematician/astronomer was born on this day in history.  

Famous Deaths In January - 28

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0814  On this day in history charlemagne, German emperor/Roman Emperor (800-814), dies at 71  

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 January - 28.  

1256  On this day in history willem II, earl of Holland/German emperor (1238, 47-56), dies at 22  

1271  On this day in history death of isabella of Aragon, queen of Philip III of France (b. 1247)  

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

1443  Death of Robert le Maçon, Chancellor of France on this day in history.  

1528  On this day in history philips of Cleve, ruler of Ravenstein, dies