Historical Events Happened In January - 28
Wednesday, 28 January 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 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 Gelasius II, [Giovannis Caetani], pope (1118-19), dies on January - 28.
1256 Willem II, earl of Holland/German emperor (1238, 47-56), dies at 22 on this day in history.
1262 On this day in history flemish/Dutch coast ravaged by north western storm
1393 Fire during Royal Ball at Paris, 4 die (Ball of the Ardents) on this day in history.
1393 On January - 28 earl of Joigny, burned at royal ball
1443 On this day in history robert le Maçon, Chancellor of France
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 Philips of Cleve, ruler of Ravenstein, dies on January - 28.
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 this day in history.
1547 On this day in history 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 By Edict of Orleans persecution of French Huguenots is suspended on this day in history.
1573 Articles of Warsaw Confederation are signed, sanctioning freedom of religion in Poland on January - 28.
1578 Cornelis Haga, Dutch lawyer/ambassador to Constantinople (1611-39) on this day in history.
1581 On this day in history james VI signs the 2nd Confession of Faith in Scotland
1581 On January - 28 james VI signs 2nd Confession of Faith in Scotland
1582 John Barclay, Scottish satirist/poet (Euphormio's Satyricon) on January - 28.
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 January - 28 clement IX, [Giulio Rospigliosi], Pistoia, Italy, 238th pope (1667-69)
1606 Carolus Gallus, [Karel de Haan], Dutch lawyer/pastor/vicar, dies at 85 on this day in history.
1608 Giovanni Alfonso Borelli, Naples, mathematician/astronomer on this day in history.
1611 On January - 28 johannes Hevelius, Danzig, astronomer (star cataloger)
1612 Thomas Bodley, diplomat/founder (Bodleian Library), dies on this day in history.
1613 On January - 28 galileo may have unknowingly viewed undiscovered planet Neptune