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Historical Events Happened In January - 28

Wednesday, 23 April 2014

1621  On this day in history paulus V, [Camillo Borghese], 233rd pope (1605-21), dies at 68  

1624  Sir Thomas Warner founds the first British colony in the Caribbean, on Saint Kitts on this day in history.  

1627  Alfonso Marsh, composer on this day in history.  

1645  On this day in history gottfried Vopelius, composer  

1687  Johannes Hevelius, astronomer (star cataloger), dies on 76th birthday on this day in history.  

1688  Jan Maurits Quinkhard, Dutch portrait painter on this day in history.  

1689  English parliament ends king Charles II reign on this day in history.  

1691  On this day in history johann Balthasar Konig, composer  

1693  On this day in history anna "Ivanovna", tsarina of Russia (1730-40) (2/7 NS)  

1697  John Fenwick, English conspirator on this day in history.  

1702  Hermanus Noordkerk, Dutch lawyer on this day in history.  

1706  John Baskerville, English printer (typeface inventor) on this day in history.  

1714  On this day in history jean-Baptiste Pigalle, French sculptor (Child with Pigeon)  

1717  Mustapha III, Sultan of Turkey (1757-74) on this day in history.  

1722  Johann Ernst Bach, composer on this day in history.  

1724  On this day in history the Russian Academy of Sciences was founded in St. Petersburg by Peter the Great, and implemented in the Senate decree. It was called St. Petersburg Academy of Sciences until 1917.  

1725  On this day in history peter I "the Great" Romanov, czar of Russia, dies at 52 [NS=Feb 8]  

1754  On this day in history horace Walpole, in a letter to Horace Mann, coins the word serendipity  

1754  Ludvig Holberg, Danish lawyer/writer (Hendrig og Pernille), dies at 69 on this day in history.  

1756  Hans Adolf Friedrich von Eschstruth, composer on this day in history.  

1757  On this day in history antonio Bartolomeo Bruni, composer  

1760  On this day in history pownal, Vermont created by Benning Wentworth as one of the New Hampshire Grants.  

1768  Frederick VI, Danish king (1808-39); lost Norway to Sweden (1814) on this day in history.  

1768  On this day in history john Wainwright, composer, dies at 44  

1775  Peter the Great, Russia on this day in history.  

1782  On this day in history jean-Baptiste-Bourguignon d'Anville, French geographer, dies at 84  

1784  On this day in history george HG earl of Aberdeen, English secretary of State  

1787  Philadelphia's Free Africa Society organizes on this day in history.  

1788  Lord Gordon found guilty of libel of queen of France on this day in history.  

1788  Captain Arthur Phillip forms English colony at Botany Bay, Sydney on this day in history.  

1807  On this day in history london's Pall Mall is first street lit by gaslight  

1807  On this day in history london's Pall Mall is 1st street lit by gaslight  

1810  Andrew Hofer, Tyrolian rebel against French & Bavarians, shot dead on this day in history.  

1813  On this day in history pride and Prejudice is first published in the United Kingdom.  

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Famous People Born On This Day In History

1225  On this day in history birth of saint Thomas Aquinas (d. 1274)  

1312  On this day in history birth of queen Joan II of Navarre (d. 1349)  

1457  Henry VII, Pembroke Castle, 1st Tudor king of England (1485-1509) was born on this day in history.  

1540  Ludolph van Ceulen, German mathematician (d. 1610) was born on this day in history.  

1578  Cornelis Haga, Dutch lawyer/ambassador to Constantinople (1611-39) was born on this day in history.  

1582  On this day in history birth of john Barclay, Scottish satirist/poet (Euphormio's Satyricon)  

1600  Clement IX, [Giulio Rospigliosi], Pistoia, Italy, 238th pope (1667-69) was born on this day in history.  

1608  On this day in history birth of giovanni Alfonso Borelli, Naples, mathematician/astronomer  

Famous Deaths In January - 28

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0814  Charlemagne, German emperor/Roman Emperor (800-814), dies at 71 on this day in history.  

1061  On this day in history death of duke Spytihněv II of Bohemia (b. 1031)  

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  

1271  On this day in history death of isabella of Aragon, queen of Philip III of France (b. 1247)  

1393  Death of Earl of Joigny, burned at royal ball on this day in history.  

1443  Death of Robert le Maçon, Chancellor of France on this day in history.  

1528  Philips of Cleve, ruler of Ravenstein, dies on this day in history.