Historical Events Happened In January - 28
Friday, 06 May 2016
1621 Paulus V, [Camillo Borghese], 233rd pope (1605-21), dies at 68 on January - 28.
1624 On this day in history sir Thomas Warner founds the first British colony in the Caribbean, on Saint Kitts.
1627 On this day in history alfonso Marsh, composer
1645 Gottfried Vopelius, composer on January - 28.
1687 Johannes Hevelius, astronomer (star cataloger), dies on 76th birthday on January - 28.
1688 On January - 28 jan Maurits Quinkhard, Dutch portrait painter
1689 English parliament ends king Charles II reign on this day in history.
1691 Johann Balthasar Konig, composer on this day in history.
1693 On this day in history anna "Ivanovna", tsarina of Russia (1730-40) (2/7 NS)
1697 On this day in history john Fenwick, English conspirator
1702 On January - 28 hermanus Noordkerk, Dutch lawyer
1706 On January - 28 john Baskerville, English printer (typeface inventor)
1714 On January - 28 jean-Baptiste Pigalle, French sculptor (Child with Pigeon)
1717 Mustapha III, Sultan of Turkey (1757-74) on January - 28.
1722 On January - 28 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 Peter I "the Great" Romanov, czar of Russia, dies at 52 [NS=Feb 8] on this day in history.
1754 Horace Walpole, in a letter to Horace Mann, coins the word serendipity on January - 28.
1754 On January - 28 ludvig Holberg, Danish lawyer/writer (Hendrig og Pernille), dies at 69
1756 Hans Adolf Friedrich von Eschstruth, composer on January - 28.
1757 Antonio Bartolomeo Bruni, composer on this day in history.
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 January - 28.
1768 John Wainwright, composer, dies at 44 on this day in history.
1775 On this day in history peter the Great, Russia
1782 On January - 28 jean-Baptiste-Bourguignon d'Anville, French geographer, dies at 84
1784 George HG earl of Aberdeen, English secretary of State on January - 28.
1787 On January - 28 philadelphia's Free Africa Society organizes
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 this day in history.
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 January - 28.
1810 Andrew Hofer, Tyrolian rebel against French & Bavarians, shot dead on January - 28.
1813 On this day in history pride and Prejudice is first published in the United Kingdom.