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Historical Events Happened In January - 28

Tuesday, 28 July 2015

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  On this day in history alfonso Marsh, composer  

1645  On January - 28 gottfried Vopelius, composer  

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 January - 28 english parliament ends king Charles II reign  

1691  Johann Balthasar Konig, composer on January - 28.  

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 this day in history 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 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  Ludvig Holberg, Danish lawyer/writer (Hendrig og Pernille), dies at 69 on January - 28.  

1756  Hans Adolf Friedrich von Eschstruth, composer on January - 28.  

1757  Antonio Bartolomeo Bruni, composer on January - 28.  

1760  Pownal, Vermont created by Benning Wentworth as one of the New Hampshire Grants on January - 28.  

1768  On this day in history 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  On this day in history jean-Baptiste-Bourguignon d'Anville, French geographer, dies at 84  

1784  On January - 28 george HG earl of Aberdeen, English secretary of State  

1787  On this day in history philadelphia's Free Africa Society organizes  

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 January - 28.  

1807  London's Pall Mall is first street lit by gaslight on this day in history.  

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  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  On January - 28 birth of saint Thomas Aquinas (d. 1274)  

1312  On January - 28 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 January - 28.  

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

1582  John Barclay, Scottish satirist/poet (Euphormio's Satyricon) was born on January - 28.  

1600  Clement IX, [Giulio Rospigliosi], Pistoia, Italy, 238th pope (1667-69) was born on this day in history.  

1608  Giovanni Alfonso Borelli, Naples, mathematician/astronomer was born on January - 28.  

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

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

1271  Death of Isabella of Aragon, queen of Philip III of France (b. 1247) on this day in history.  

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

1443  Death of Robert le Maçon, Chancellor of France on January - 28.  

1528  On this day in history philips of Cleve, ruler of Ravenstein, dies  

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