Historical Events Happened In January - 28
Sunday, 04 October 2015
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 this day in history german king Henry IV petitions Pope Gregory VII for forgiveness
1099 First Crusaders begins siege of Hosn-el-Akrad Syria on this day in history.
1099 1st Crusaders begins siege of Hosn-el-Akrad Syria on this day in history.
1119 Gelasius II, [Giovannis Caetani], pope (1118-19), dies on this day in history.
1256 Willem II, earl of Holland/German emperor (1238, 47-56), dies at 22 on January - 28.
1262 On January - 28 flemish/Dutch coast ravaged by north western storm
1393 Fire during Royal Ball at Paris, 4 die (Ball of the Ardents) on January - 28.
1393 On this day in history earl of Joigny, burned at royal ball
1443 On January - 28 robert le Maçon, Chancellor of France
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 this day in history the Diet of Worms begins, lasting until May 25.
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 this day in history.
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 this day in history john a Lasco, [John Laski], Polish nobleman/reformed theologist, dies
1561 On this day in history by Edict of Orleans persecution of French Huguenots is suspended
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 January - 28.
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 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 On this day in history 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 On this day in history galileo may have unknowingly viewed undiscovered planet Neptune