Historical Events Happened In January - 28
Monday, 27 April 2015
1621 Paulus V, [Camillo Borghese], 233rd pope (1605-21), dies at 68 on this day in history.
1624 Sir Thomas Warner founds the first British colony in the Caribbean, on Saint Kitts on this day in history.
1627 On January - 28 alfonso Marsh, composer
1645 On January - 28 gottfried Vopelius, composer
1687 On this day in history johannes Hevelius, astronomer (star cataloger), dies on 76th birthday
1688 Jan Maurits Quinkhard, Dutch portrait painter on this day in history.
1689 On January - 28 english parliament ends king Charles II reign
1691 Johann Balthasar Konig, composer on January - 28.
1693 On January - 28 anna "Ivanovna", tsarina of Russia (1730-40) (2/7 NS)
1697 John Fenwick, English conspirator on this day in history.
1702 On January - 28 hermanus Noordkerk, Dutch lawyer
1706 On this day in history john Baskerville, English printer (typeface inventor)
1714 Jean-Baptiste Pigalle, French sculptor (Child with Pigeon) on this day in history.
1717 Mustapha III, Sultan of Turkey (1757-74) on this day in history.
1722 On this day in history johann Ernst Bach, composer
1724 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 on January - 28.
1725 On this day in history peter I "the Great" Romanov, czar of Russia, dies at 52 [NS=Feb 8]
1754 On January - 28 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 January - 28.
1756 On this day in history hans Adolf Friedrich von Eschstruth, composer
1757 On this day in history antonio Bartolomeo Bruni, composer
1760 Pownal, Vermont created by Benning Wentworth as one of the New Hampshire Grants on January - 28.
1768 Frederick VI, Danish king (1808-39); lost Norway to Sweden (1814) on January - 28.
1768 On this day in history john Wainwright, composer, dies at 44
1775 Peter the Great, Russia on this day in history.
1782 Jean-Baptiste-Bourguignon d'Anville, French geographer, dies at 84 on January - 28.
1784 On January - 28 george HG earl of Aberdeen, English secretary of State
1787 On January - 28 philadelphia's Free Africa Society organizes
1788 Lord Gordon found guilty of libel of queen of France on January - 28.
1788 On this day in history captain Arthur Phillip forms English colony at Botany Bay, Sydney
1807 London's Pall Mall is first street lit by gaslight on this day in history.
1807 London's Pall Mall is 1st street lit by gaslight on this day in history.
1810 On January - 28 andrew Hofer, Tyrolian rebel against French & Bavarians, shot dead
1813 On January - 28 pride and Prejudice is first published in the United Kingdom.