Historical Events For January - 28
Friday, 23 June 2017
0814 On January - 28 charlemagne, German emperor/Roman Emperor (800-814), dies at 71
1077 On this day in history pope Gregory VII pardons German emperor Heinrich IV
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 this day in history.
1119 Gelasius II, [Giovannis Caetani], pope (1118-19), dies on this day in history.
1256 Willem II, earl of Holland/German emperor (1238, 47-56), dies at 22 on this day in history.
1262 On January - 28 flemish/Dutch coast ravaged by north western storm
1393 Fire during Royal Ball at Paris, 4 die (Ball of the Ardents) on this day in history.
1393 Earl of Joigny, burned at royal ball on this day in history.
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 this day in history.
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 this day in history king Henry the Eighth of England dies and is succeeded by his nine-year-old son, Edward the Sixth.
1547 9-year-old Edward VI succeeds Henry VIII as king of England on January - 28.
1547 On this day in history 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 John a Lasco, [John Laski], Polish nobleman/reformed theologist, dies on January - 28.
1561 On this day in history by Edict of Orleans persecution of French Huguenots is suspended
1573 Articles of Warsaw Confederation are signed, sanctioning freedom of religion in Poland on January - 28.
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 this day in history.
1581 James VI signs 2nd Confession of Faith in Scotland on January - 28.
1582 On January - 28 john Barclay, Scottish satirist/poet (Euphormio's Satyricon)
1595 Francis Drake, English pirate, Admiral and Governor of Newfoundland (Porto Bello West Indies), dies at 50 on this day in history.
1596 British admiral Sir Francis Drake dies off the Panama coast and is buried at sea on January - 28.
1600 On January - 28 clement IX, [Giulio Rospigliosi], Pistoia, Italy, 238th pope (1667-69)
1606 On January - 28 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