Historical Events Happened In January - 28
Sunday, 29 March 2015
0814 Charlemagne, German emperor/Roman Emperor (800-814), dies at 71 on this day in history.
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 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 January - 28.
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 On this day in history fire during Royal Ball at Paris, 4 die (Ball of the Ardents)
1393 Earl of Joigny, burned at royal ball on January - 28.
1443 Robert le Maçon, Chancellor of France on January - 28.
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 On January - 28 the Diet of Worms begins, lasting until May 25.
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 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 January - 28.
1573 Articles of Warsaw Confederation are signed, sanctioning freedom of religion in Poland on this day in history.
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 James VI signs 2nd Confession of Faith in Scotland on January - 28.
1582 John Barclay, Scottish satirist/poet (Euphormio's Satyricon) on January - 28.
1595 Francis Drake, English pirate, Admiral and Governor of Newfoundland (Porto Bello West Indies), dies at 50 on January - 28.
1596 British admiral Sir Francis Drake dies off the Panama coast and is buried at sea on this day in history.
1600 Clement IX, [Giulio Rospigliosi], Pistoia, Italy, 238th pope (1667-69) on January - 28.
1606 Carolus Gallus, [Karel de Haan], Dutch lawyer/pastor/vicar, dies at 85 on this day in history.
1608 On this day in history giovanni Alfonso Borelli, Naples, mathematician/astronomer
1611 Johannes Hevelius, Danzig, astronomer (star cataloger) on January - 28.
1612 On January - 28 thomas Bodley, diplomat/founder (Bodleian Library), dies
1613 On January - 28 galileo may have unknowingly viewed undiscovered planet Neptune