Historical Events For January - 28
Thursday, 23 February 2017
0814 Charlemagne, German emperor/Roman Emperor (800-814), dies at 71 on January - 28.
1077 On this day in history 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 On January - 28 1st Crusaders begins siege of Hosn-el-Akrad Syria
1119 On January - 28 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 January - 28 earl of Joigny, burned at royal ball
1443 On January - 28 robert le Maçon, Chancellor of France
1457 Henry VII, Pembroke Castle, 1st Tudor king of England (1485-1509) on January - 28.
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 this day in history.
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 9-year-old Edward VI succeeds Henry VIII as king of England on January - 28.
1547 Henry VIII, King of England (1509-47), dies at 55 on January - 28.
1549 Elia Levita, German-Yiddish writer (Habachur), dies at about 80 on January - 28.
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 January - 28.
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 James VI signs the 2nd Confession of Faith in Scotland on this day in history.
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 this day in history.
1596 British admiral Sir Francis Drake dies off the Panama coast and is buried at sea on January - 28.
1600 On this day in history 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 On January - 28 giovanni Alfonso Borelli, Naples, mathematician/astronomer
1611 Johannes Hevelius, Danzig, astronomer (star cataloger) on this day in history.
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.