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Historical Events Happened In January - 28

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1621  On January - 28 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 January - 28.  

1627  On this day in history alfonso Marsh, composer  

1645  Gottfried Vopelius, composer on this day in history.  

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

1688  Jan Maurits Quinkhard, Dutch portrait painter on January - 28.  

1689  On this day in history english parliament ends king Charles II reign  

1691  Johann Balthasar Konig, composer on this day in history.  

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

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

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1702  Hermanus Noordkerk, Dutch lawyer on January - 28.  

1706  John Baskerville, English printer (typeface inventor) on January - 28.  

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

1717  On this day in history mustapha III, Sultan of Turkey (1757-74)  

1722  Johann Ernst Bach, composer on January - 28.  

1724  On January - 28 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 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  Antonio Bartolomeo Bruni, composer on this day in history.  

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 this day in history.  

1768  John Wainwright, composer, dies at 44 on this day in history.  

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 January - 28.  

1788  Lord Gordon found guilty of libel of queen of France on January - 28.  

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  On January - 28 london's Pall Mall is 1st street lit by gaslight  

1810  On this day in history andrew Hofer, Tyrolian rebel against French & Bavarians, shot dead  

1813  On January - 28 pride and Prejudice is first published in the United Kingdom.  

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Famous Birthdays In January - 28

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1225  Saint Thomas Aquinas (d. 1274) was born on January - 28.  

1312  Queen Joan II of Navarre (d. 1349) was born on January - 28.  

1457  On this day in history birth of henry VII, Pembroke Castle, 1st Tudor king of England (1485-1509)  

1540  On January - 28 birth of ludolph van Ceulen, German mathematician (d. 1610)  

1578  On January - 28 birth of cornelis Haga, Dutch lawyer/ambassador to Constantinople (1611-39)  

1582  On January - 28 birth of john Barclay, Scottish satirist/poet (Euphormio's Satyricon)  

1600  On this day in history birth of clement IX, [Giulio Rospigliosi], Pistoia, Italy, 238th pope (1667-69)  

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

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Famous Deaths In January - 28

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0814  On January - 28 charlemagne, German emperor/Roman Emperor (800-814), dies at 71  

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

1119  On this day in history gelasius II, [Giovannis Caetani], pope (1118-19), dies  

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  On January - 28 death of earl of Joigny, burned at royal ball  

1443  On this day in history death of robert le Maçon, Chancellor of France  

1528  On January - 28 philips of Cleve, ruler of Ravenstein, dies  

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