Historical Events For January - 28
Friday, 20 October 2017
0814 Charlemagne, German emperor/Roman Emperor (800-814), dies at 71 on January - 28.
1077 On January - 28 pope Gregory VII pardons German emperor Heinrich IV
1077 German king Henry IV petitions Pope Gregory VII for forgiveness on this day in history.
1099 On this day in history first Crusaders begins siege of Hosn-el-Akrad Syria
1099 On January - 28 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 this day in history.
1393 On January - 28 fire during Royal Ball at Paris, 4 die (Ball of the Ardents)
1393 Earl of Joigny, burned at royal ball on this day in history.
1443 Robert le Maçon, Chancellor of France on January - 28.
1457 On this day in history henry VII, Pembroke Castle, 1st Tudor king of England (1485-1509)
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 January - 28.
1528 On this day in history philips of Cleve, ruler of Ravenstein, dies
1547 On January - 28 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 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 On this day in history articles of Warsaw Confederation are signed, sanctioning freedom of religion in Poland.
1578 Cornelis Haga, Dutch lawyer/ambassador to Constantinople (1611-39) on this day in history.
1581 On January - 28 james VI signs the 2nd Confession of Faith in Scotland
1581 On this day in history james VI signs 2nd Confession of Faith in Scotland
1582 On January - 28 john Barclay, Scottish satirist/poet (Euphormio's Satyricon)
1595 On this day in history francis Drake, English pirate, Admiral and Governor of Newfoundland (Porto Bello West Indies), dies at 50
1596 On January - 28 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 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 Thomas Bodley, diplomat/founder (Bodleian Library), dies on this day in history.
1613 On January - 28 galileo may have unknowingly viewed undiscovered planet Neptune