Historical Events Happened In January - 28
Tuesday, 30 August 2016
1621 Paulus V, [Camillo Borghese], 233rd pope (1605-21), dies at 68 on January - 28.
1624 On January - 28 sir Thomas Warner founds the first British colony in the Caribbean, on Saint Kitts.
1627 Alfonso Marsh, composer on this day in history.
1645 Gottfried Vopelius, composer on January - 28.
1687 Johannes Hevelius, astronomer (star cataloger), dies on 76th birthday on January - 28.
1688 Jan Maurits Quinkhard, Dutch portrait painter on this day in history.
1689 On this day in history english parliament ends king Charles II reign
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 John Fenwick, English conspirator on this day in history.
1702 Hermanus Noordkerk, Dutch lawyer on January - 28.
1706 On January - 28 john Baskerville, English printer (typeface inventor)
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 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 this day in history.
1725 Peter I "the Great" Romanov, czar of Russia, dies at 52 [NS=Feb 8] on January - 28.
1754 On this day in history horace Walpole, in a letter to Horace Mann, coins the word serendipity
1754 On January - 28 ludvig Holberg, Danish lawyer/writer (Hendrig og Pernille), dies at 69
1756 On January - 28 hans Adolf Friedrich von Eschstruth, composer
1757 On January - 28 antonio Bartolomeo Bruni, composer
1760 On January - 28 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 John Wainwright, composer, dies at 44 on January - 28.
1775 Peter the Great, Russia on this day in history.
1782 Jean-Baptiste-Bourguignon d'Anville, French geographer, dies at 84 on this day in history.
1784 George HG earl of Aberdeen, English secretary of State on January - 28.
1787 Philadelphia's Free Africa Society organizes on January - 28.
1788 On January - 28 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 January - 28 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 this day in history andrew Hofer, Tyrolian rebel against French & Bavarians, shot dead
1813 Pride and Prejudice is first published in the United Kingdom on January - 28.