Historical Events Happened In January - 28
Saturday, 28 February 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 January - 28.
1077 German king Henry IV petitions Pope Gregory VII for forgiveness on January - 28.
1099 First Crusaders begins siege of Hosn-el-Akrad Syria on January - 28.
1099 1st Crusaders begins siege of Hosn-el-Akrad Syria on January - 28.
1119 On this day in history gelasius II, [Giovannis Caetani], pope (1118-19), dies
1256 Willem II, earl of Holland/German emperor (1238, 47-56), dies at 22 on this day in history.
1262 Flemish/Dutch coast ravaged by north western storm on January - 28.
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 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 On January - 28 the Diet of Worms begins, lasting until May 25.
1528 Philips of Cleve, ruler of Ravenstein, dies on this day in history.
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 this day in history.
1549 On January - 28 elia Levita, German-Yiddish writer (Habachur), dies at about 80
1560 On January - 28 john a Lasco, [John Laski], Polish nobleman/reformed theologist, dies
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 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 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 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 this day in history.
1606 Carolus Gallus, [Karel de Haan], Dutch lawyer/pastor/vicar, dies at 85 on January - 28.
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 Galileo may have unknowingly viewed undiscovered planet Neptune on January - 28.