Historical Events For January - 28
Monday, 16 January 2017
0814 Charlemagne, German emperor/Roman Emperor (800-814), dies at 71 on January - 28.
1077 On January - 28 pope Gregory VII pardons German emperor Heinrich IV
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 1st Crusaders begins siege of Hosn-el-Akrad Syria on this day in history.
1119 On January - 28 gelasius II, [Giovannis Caetani], pope (1118-19), dies
1256 Willem II, earl of Holland/German emperor (1238, 47-56), dies at 22 on January - 28.
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 this day in history.
1393 On this day in history earl of Joigny, burned at royal ball
1443 Robert le Maçon, Chancellor of France on this day in history.
1457 Henry VII, Pembroke Castle, 1st Tudor king of England (1485-1509) on this day in history.
1495 Pope gives his son Cesare Borgia as hostage to Charles VIII of France on January - 28.
1521 On this day in history the Diet of Worms begins, lasting until May 25.
1528 Philips of Cleve, ruler of Ravenstein, dies on this day in history.
1547 King Henry the Eighth of England dies and is succeeded by his nine-year-old son, Edward the Sixth on January - 28.
1547 9-year-old Edward VI succeeds Henry VIII as king of England on January - 28.
1547 On January - 28 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 On January - 28 john a Lasco, [John Laski], Polish nobleman/reformed theologist, dies
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 On this day in history 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 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 Clement IX, [Giulio Rospigliosi], Pistoia, Italy, 238th pope (1667-69) on January - 28.
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 this day in history johannes Hevelius, Danzig, astronomer (star cataloger)
1612 On January - 28 thomas Bodley, diplomat/founder (Bodleian Library), dies
1613 Galileo may have unknowingly viewed undiscovered planet Neptune on this day in history.