Historical Events Happened In January - 28
Sunday, 02 August 2015
0814 On January - 28 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 First Crusaders begins siege of Hosn-el-Akrad Syria on this day in history.
1099 On this day in history 1st Crusaders begins siege of Hosn-el-Akrad Syria
1119 On this day in history gelasius II, [Giovannis Caetani], pope (1118-19), dies
1256 On this day in history 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 Fire during Royal Ball at Paris, 4 die (Ball of the Ardents) on January - 28.
1393 On January - 28 earl of Joigny, burned at royal ball
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 On January - 28 the Diet of Worms begins, lasting until May 25.
1528 On this day in history 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 On this day in history 9-year-old Edward VI succeeds Henry VIII as king of England
1547 Henry VIII, King of England (1509-47), dies at 55 on this day in history.
1549 On January - 28 elia Levita, German-Yiddish writer (Habachur), dies at about 80
1560 On January - 28 john a Lasco, [John Laski], Polish nobleman/reformed theologist, dies
1561 By Edict of Orleans persecution of French Huguenots is suspended on this day in history.
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 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 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 January - 28.
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 Carolus Gallus, [Karel de Haan], Dutch lawyer/pastor/vicar, dies at 85 on January - 28.
1608 On this day in history giovanni Alfonso Borelli, Naples, mathematician/astronomer
1611 On this day in history johannes Hevelius, Danzig, astronomer (star cataloger)
1612 On January - 28 thomas Bodley, diplomat/founder (Bodleian Library), dies
1613 On January - 28 galileo may have unknowingly viewed undiscovered planet Neptune