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Historical Events Happened In January - 28

Friday, 06 May 2016

1621  Paulus V, [Camillo Borghese], 233rd pope (1605-21), dies at 68 on January - 28.  

1624  On this day in history sir Thomas Warner founds the first British colony in the Caribbean, on Saint Kitts.  

1627  On this day in history alfonso Marsh, composer  

1645  Gottfried Vopelius, composer on January - 28.  

1687  Johannes Hevelius, astronomer (star cataloger), dies on 76th birthday on January - 28.  

1688  On January - 28 jan Maurits Quinkhard, Dutch portrait painter  

1689  English parliament ends king Charles II reign on this day in history.  

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  On this day in history john Fenwick, English conspirator  

1702  On January - 28 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  Mustapha III, Sultan of Turkey (1757-74) on January - 28.  

1722  On January - 28 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  On January - 28 ludvig Holberg, Danish lawyer/writer (Hendrig og Pernille), dies at 69  

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

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  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  On this day in history peter the Great, Russia  

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 January - 28 philadelphia's Free Africa Society organizes  

1788  On this day in history 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 this day in history 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 January - 28.  

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 January - 28.  

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 this day in history.  

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 January - 28 birth of clement IX, [Giulio Rospigliosi], Pistoia, Italy, 238th pope (1667-69)  

1608  Giovanni Alfonso Borelli, Naples, mathematician/astronomer was born on this day in history.  

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  On January - 28 death of duke Spytihněv II of Bohemia (b. 1031)  

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 January - 28.  

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

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

1528  Philips of Cleve, ruler of Ravenstein, dies on January - 28.  

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