Historical Events Happened In January - 28
Wednesday, 01 July 2015
0814 On this day in history charlemagne, German emperor/Roman Emperor (800-814), dies at 71
1077 On this day in history 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 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 On January - 28 willem II, earl of Holland/German emperor (1238, 47-56), dies at 22
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 this day in history.
1393 Earl of Joigny, burned at royal ball on this day in history.
1443 On January - 28 robert le Maçon, Chancellor of France
1457 On this day in history 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 January - 28.
1521 The Diet of Worms begins, lasting until May 25 on January - 28.
1528 On January - 28 philips of Cleve, ruler of Ravenstein, dies
1547 On this day in history king Henry the Eighth of England dies and is succeeded by his nine-year-old son, Edward the Sixth.
1547 On January - 28 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 this day in history.
1560 John a Lasco, [John Laski], Polish nobleman/reformed theologist, dies on this day in history.
1561 On January - 28 by Edict of Orleans persecution of French Huguenots is suspended
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 January - 28.
1581 James VI signs the 2nd Confession of Faith in Scotland on January - 28.
1581 On this day in history james VI signs 2nd Confession of Faith in Scotland
1582 John Barclay, Scottish satirist/poet (Euphormio's Satyricon) on this day in history.
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 January - 28.
1608 On this day in history 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 January - 28 galileo may have unknowingly viewed undiscovered planet Neptune