Historical Events For January - 28
Tuesday, 22 August 2017
0814 On this day in history charlemagne, German emperor/Roman Emperor (800-814), dies at 71
1077 Pope Gregory VII pardons German emperor Heinrich IV on January - 28.
1077 On this day in history german king Henry IV petitions Pope Gregory VII for forgiveness
1099 On this day in history first Crusaders begins siege of Hosn-el-Akrad Syria
1099 On this day in history 1st Crusaders begins siege of Hosn-el-Akrad Syria
1119 Gelasius II, [Giovannis Caetani], pope (1118-19), dies on this day in history.
1256 On this day in history willem II, earl of Holland/German emperor (1238, 47-56), dies at 22
1262 On this day in history flemish/Dutch coast ravaged by north western storm
1393 Fire during Royal Ball at Paris, 4 die (Ball of the Ardents) on January - 28.
1393 Earl of Joigny, burned at royal ball on January - 28.
1443 Robert le Maçon, Chancellor of France on January - 28.
1457 On January - 28 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 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 King Henry the Eighth of England dies and is succeeded by his nine-year-old son, Edward the Sixth on this day in history.
1547 9-year-old Edward VI succeeds Henry VIII as king of England on January - 28.
1547 Henry VIII, King of England (1509-47), dies at 55 on this day in history.
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 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 On January - 28 cornelis Haga, Dutch lawyer/ambassador to Constantinople (1611-39)
1581 On January - 28 james VI signs the 2nd Confession of Faith in Scotland
1581 On January - 28 james VI signs 2nd Confession of Faith in Scotland
1582 John Barclay, Scottish satirist/poet (Euphormio's Satyricon) on January - 28.
1595 On this day in history 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 On this day in history carolus Gallus, [Karel de Haan], Dutch lawyer/pastor/vicar, dies at 85
1608 On this day in history giovanni Alfonso Borelli, Naples, mathematician/astronomer
1611 On January - 28 johannes Hevelius, Danzig, astronomer (star cataloger)
1612 On January - 28 thomas Bodley, diplomat/founder (Bodleian Library), dies
1613 On January - 28 galileo may have unknowingly viewed undiscovered planet Neptune