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Historical Events Happened In January - 28

Tuesday, 30 August 2016

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  Alfonso Marsh, composer on this day in history.  

1645  Gottfried Vopelius, composer on January - 28.  

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

1688  Jan Maurits Quinkhard, Dutch portrait painter on this day in history.  

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

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  John Fenwick, English conspirator on this day in history.  

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1702  Hermanus Noordkerk, Dutch lawyer on January - 28.  

1706  On January - 28 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 this day in history.  

1725  Peter I "the Great" Romanov, czar of Russia, dies at 52 [NS=Feb 8] on January - 28.  

1754  On this day in history 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  On January - 28 hans Adolf Friedrich von Eschstruth, composer  

1757  On January - 28 antonio Bartolomeo Bruni, composer  

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 this day in history.  

1768  John Wainwright, composer, dies at 44 on January - 28.  

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 January - 28.  

1787  Philadelphia's Free Africa Society organizes on January - 28.  

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 this day in history.  

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 this day in history.  

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

1813  Pride and Prejudice is first published in the United Kingdom on January - 28.  

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Famous Birthdays In January - 28

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1225  On this day in history birth of saint Thomas Aquinas (d. 1274)  

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

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

1540  On this day in history 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  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.  

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Famous Deaths In January - 28

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0814  On this day in history charlemagne, German emperor/Roman Emperor (800-814), dies at 71  

1061  Death of Duke Spytihněv II of Bohemia (b. 1031) on this day in history.  

1119  Gelasius II, [Giovannis Caetani], pope (1118-19), dies on this day in history.  

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

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

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

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