Historical Events In January - 28
Saturday, 23 June 2018
1621 On this day in history paulus V, [Camillo Borghese], 233rd pope (1605-21), dies at 68
1624 On this day in history 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 this day in history.
1687 Johannes Hevelius, astronomer (star cataloger), dies on 76th birthday on this day in history.
1688 On January - 28 jan Maurits Quinkhard, Dutch portrait painter
1689 On January - 28 english parliament ends king Charles II reign
1691 On January - 28 johann Balthasar Konig, composer
1693 Anna "Ivanovna", tsarina of Russia (1730-40) (2/7 NS) on January - 28.
1697 On this day in history john Fenwick, English conspirator
1702 On January - 28 hermanus Noordkerk, Dutch lawyer
1706 John Baskerville, English printer (typeface inventor) on this day in history.
1714 Jean-Baptiste Pigalle, French sculptor (Child with Pigeon) on this day in history.
1717 On this day in history 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 On this day in history peter I "the Great" Romanov, czar of Russia, dies at 52 [NS=Feb 8]
1754 On this day in history 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 this day in history.
1756 Hans Adolf Friedrich von Eschstruth, composer on this day in history.
1757 Antonio Bartolomeo Bruni, composer on this day in history.
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 January - 28.
1768 John Wainwright, composer, dies at 44 on this day in history.
1775 Peter the Great, Russia on January - 28.
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 this day in history philadelphia's Free Africa Society organizes
1788 On this day in history 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 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 January - 28.
1810 Andrew Hofer, Tyrolian rebel against French & Bavarians, shot dead on this day in history.
1813 Pride and Prejudice is first published in the United Kingdom on this day in history.