Historical Events Happened In January - 28
Tuesday, 01 December 2015
1621 Paulus V, [Camillo Borghese], 233rd pope (1605-21), dies at 68 on January - 28.
1624 Sir Thomas Warner founds the first British colony in the Caribbean, on Saint Kitts on January - 28.
1627 Alfonso Marsh, composer on January - 28.
1645 Gottfried Vopelius, composer on January - 28.
1687 On January - 28 johannes Hevelius, astronomer (star cataloger), dies on 76th birthday
1688 Jan Maurits Quinkhard, Dutch portrait painter on January - 28.
1689 On January - 28 english parliament ends king Charles II reign
1691 On January - 28 johann Balthasar Konig, composer
1693 On this day in history anna "Ivanovna", tsarina of Russia (1730-40) (2/7 NS)
1697 On January - 28 john Fenwick, English conspirator
1702 On January - 28 hermanus Noordkerk, Dutch lawyer
1706 John Baskerville, English printer (typeface inventor) on this day in history.
1714 Jean-Baptiste Pigalle, French sculptor (Child with Pigeon) on this day in history.
1717 Mustapha III, Sultan of Turkey (1757-74) on January - 28.
1722 On this day in history johann Ernst Bach, composer
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 January - 28 peter I "the Great" Romanov, czar of Russia, dies at 52 [NS=Feb 8]
1754 Horace Walpole, in a letter to Horace Mann, coins the word serendipity on this day in history.
1754 On this day in history ludvig Holberg, Danish lawyer/writer (Hendrig og Pernille), dies at 69
1756 Hans Adolf Friedrich von Eschstruth, composer on this day in history.
1757 On January - 28 antonio Bartolomeo Bruni, composer
1760 On this day in history pownal, Vermont created by Benning Wentworth as one of the New Hampshire Grants.
1768 On this day in history frederick VI, Danish king (1808-39); lost Norway to Sweden (1814)
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 George HG earl of Aberdeen, English secretary of State on January - 28.
1787 Philadelphia's Free Africa Society organizes on this day in history.
1788 On this day in history lord Gordon found guilty of libel of queen of France
1788 Captain Arthur Phillip forms English colony at Botany Bay, Sydney on January - 28.
1807 On this day in history london's Pall Mall is first street lit by gaslight
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 Pride and Prejudice is first published in the United Kingdom on this day in history.