Historical Events Happened In January - 28
Thursday, 27 November 2014
0814 Charlemagne, German emperor/Roman Emperor (800-814), dies at 71 on this day in history.
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 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 On this day in history 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 this day in history.
1393 Fire during Royal Ball at Paris, 4 die (Ball of the Ardents) on January - 28.
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 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 January - 28.
1528 On January - 28 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 Henry VIII, King of England (1509-47), dies at 55 on January - 28.
1549 On this day in history elia Levita, German-Yiddish writer (Habachur), dies at about 80
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 January - 28 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 On this day in history 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 John Barclay, Scottish satirist/poet (Euphormio's Satyricon) on this day in history.
1595 On this day in history francis Drake, English pirate, Admiral and Governor of Newfoundland (Porto Bello West Indies), dies at 50
1596 British admiral Sir Francis Drake dies off the Panama coast and is buried at sea on this day in history.
1600 On this day in history 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 Giovanni Alfonso Borelli, Naples, mathematician/astronomer on January - 28.
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 this day in history galileo may have unknowingly viewed undiscovered planet Neptune