Historical Events In January - 28
Wednesday, 23 May 2018
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 this day in history.
1077 On January - 28 german king Henry IV petitions Pope Gregory VII for forgiveness
1099 First Crusaders begins siege of Hosn-el-Akrad Syria on January - 28.
1099 1st Crusaders begins siege of Hosn-el-Akrad Syria on January - 28.
1119 On January - 28 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 January - 28.
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 this day in history.
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 this day in history.
1547 9-year-old Edward VI succeeds Henry VIII as king of England on January - 28.
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 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 On this day in history cornelis Haga, Dutch lawyer/ambassador to Constantinople (1611-39)
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 this day in history.
1611 On this day in history johannes Hevelius, Danzig, astronomer (star cataloger)
1612 On this day in history thomas Bodley, diplomat/founder (Bodleian Library), dies
1613 On this day in history galileo may have unknowingly viewed undiscovered planet Neptune