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Historical Events Happened In January - 28

Wednesday, 26 November 2014

1621  On this day in history paulus V, [Camillo Borghese], 233rd pope (1605-21), dies at 68  

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  On this day in history gottfried Vopelius, composer  

1687  On January - 28 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  On this day in history johann Balthasar Konig, composer  

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

1697  On this day in history john Fenwick, English conspirator  

1702  On this day in history 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  On January - 28 mustapha III, Sultan of Turkey (1757-74)  

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  Peter I "the Great" Romanov, czar of Russia, dies at 52 [NS=Feb 8] on this day in history.  

1754  On January - 28 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  Hans Adolf Friedrich von Eschstruth, composer on this day in history.  

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  On January - 28 frederick VI, Danish king (1808-39); lost Norway to Sweden (1814)  

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 this day in history.  

1784  George HG earl of Aberdeen, English secretary of State on this day in history.  

1787  On January - 28 philadelphia's Free Africa Society organizes  

1788  On January - 28 lord Gordon found guilty of libel of queen of France  

1788  On January - 28 captain Arthur Phillip forms English colony at Botany Bay, Sydney  

1807  London's Pall Mall is first street lit by gaslight on January - 28.  

1807  On January - 28 london's Pall Mall is 1st street lit by gaslight  

1810  On January - 28 andrew Hofer, Tyrolian rebel against French & Bavarians, shot dead  

1813  On this day in history 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 this day in history.  

1312  On this day in history birth of queen Joan II of Navarre (d. 1349)  

1457  Henry VII, Pembroke Castle, 1st Tudor king of England (1485-1509) was born on January - 28.  

1540  Ludolph van Ceulen, German mathematician (d. 1610) was born on this day in history.  

1578  Cornelis Haga, Dutch lawyer/ambassador to Constantinople (1611-39) was born on this day in history.  

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

1600  Clement IX, [Giulio Rospigliosi], Pistoia, Italy, 238th pope (1667-69) was born on January - 28.  

1608  On January - 28 birth of giovanni Alfonso Borelli, Naples, mathematician/astronomer  

Famous Deaths In January - 28

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0814  Charlemagne, German emperor/Roman Emperor (800-814), dies at 71 on January - 28.  

1061  Death of Duke Spytihněv II of Bohemia (b. 1031) on January - 28.  

1119  Gelasius II, [Giovannis Caetani], pope (1118-19), dies on January - 28.  

1256  On January - 28 willem II, earl of Holland/German emperor (1238, 47-56), dies at 22  

1271  On January - 28 death of isabella of Aragon, queen of Philip III of France (b. 1247)  

1393  Death of Earl of Joigny, burned at royal ball on January - 28.  

1443  Death of Robert le Maçon, Chancellor of France on this day in history.  

1528  Philips of Cleve, ruler of Ravenstein, dies on this day in history.