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Historical Events For January - 28

Saturday, 21 January 2017

1621  Paulus V, [Camillo Borghese], 233rd pope (1605-21), dies at 68 on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1624  Sir Thomas Warner founds the first British colony in the Caribbean, on Saint Kitts on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1627  Alfonso Marsh, composer on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1645  Gottfried Vopelius, composer on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1687  Johannes Hevelius, astronomer (star cataloger), dies on 76th birthday on January - 28.  Click To Search About This In Google

1688  On this day in history jan Maurits Quinkhard, Dutch portrait painter  Click To Search About This In Google

1689  English parliament ends king Charles II reign on January - 28.  Click To Search About This In Google

1691  Johann Balthasar Konig, composer on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1693  Anna "Ivanovna", tsarina of Russia (1730-40) (2/7 NS) on January - 28.  Click To Search About This In Google

1697  John Fenwick, English conspirator on January - 28.  Click To Search About This In Google

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1702  On January - 28 hermanus Noordkerk, Dutch lawyer  Click To Search About This In Google

1706  John Baskerville, English printer (typeface inventor) on January - 28.  Click To Search About This In Google

1714  On January - 28 jean-Baptiste Pigalle, French sculptor (Child with Pigeon)  Click To Search About This In Google

1717  Mustapha III, Sultan of Turkey (1757-74) on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1722  Johann Ernst Bach, composer on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1724  On January - 28 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.  Click To Search About This In Google

1725  Peter I "the Great" Romanov, czar of Russia, dies at 52 [NS=Feb 8] on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1754  On this day in history horace Walpole, in a letter to Horace Mann, coins the word serendipity  Click To Search About This In Google

1754  On January - 28 ludvig Holberg, Danish lawyer/writer (Hendrig og Pernille), dies at 69  Click To Search About This In Google

1756  On this day in history hans Adolf Friedrich von Eschstruth, composer  Click To Search About This In Google

1757  Antonio Bartolomeo Bruni, composer on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1760  On this day in history pownal, Vermont created by Benning Wentworth as one of the New Hampshire Grants.  Click To Search About This In Google

1768  On this day in history frederick VI, Danish king (1808-39); lost Norway to Sweden (1814)  Click To Search About This In Google

1768  On this day in history john Wainwright, composer, dies at 44  Click To Search About This In Google

1775  On January - 28 peter the Great, Russia  Click To Search About This In Google

1782  Jean-Baptiste-Bourguignon d'Anville, French geographer, dies at 84 on January - 28.  Click To Search About This In Google

1784  On this day in history george HG earl of Aberdeen, English secretary of State  Click To Search About This In Google

1787  On January - 28 philadelphia's Free Africa Society organizes  Click To Search About This In Google

1788  Lord Gordon found guilty of libel of queen of France on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1788  Captain Arthur Phillip forms English colony at Botany Bay, Sydney on January - 28.  Click To Search About This In Google

1807  London's Pall Mall is first street lit by gaslight on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1807  On this day in history london's Pall Mall is 1st street lit by gaslight  Click To Search About This In Google

1810  On this day in history andrew Hofer, Tyrolian rebel against French & Bavarians, shot dead  Click To Search About This In Google

1813  Pride and Prejudice is first published in the United Kingdom on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

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Famous Birthdays In January - 28

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1225  On this day in history birth of saint Thomas Aquinas (d. 1274)  Click To Search About This In Google

1312  On January - 28 birth of queen Joan II of Navarre (d. 1349)  Click To Search About This In Google

1457  On this day in history birth of henry VII, Pembroke Castle, 1st Tudor king of England (1485-1509)  Click To Search About This In Google

1540  Ludolph van Ceulen, German mathematician (d. 1610) was born on January - 28.  Click To Search About This In Google

1578  Cornelis Haga, Dutch lawyer/ambassador to Constantinople (1611-39) was born on January - 28.  Click To Search About This In Google

1582  John Barclay, Scottish satirist/poet (Euphormio's Satyricon) was born on January - 28.  Click To Search About This In Google

1600  Clement IX, [Giulio Rospigliosi], Pistoia, Italy, 238th pope (1667-69) was born on January - 28.  Click To Search About This In Google

1608  On this day in history birth of giovanni Alfonso Borelli, Naples, mathematician/astronomer  Click To Search About This In Google

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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.  Click To Search About This In Google

1061  On this day in history death of duke Spytihněv II of Bohemia (b. 1031)  Click To Search About This In Google

1119  On January - 28 gelasius II, [Giovannis Caetani], pope (1118-19), dies  Click To Search About This In Google

1256  Willem II, earl of Holland/German emperor (1238, 47-56), dies at 22 on January - 28.  Click To Search About This In Google

1271  On this day in history death of isabella of Aragon, queen of Philip III of France (b. 1247)  Click To Search About This In Google

1393  On this day in history death of earl of Joigny, burned at royal ball  Click To Search About This In Google

1443  On this day in history death of robert le Maçon, Chancellor of France  Click To Search About This In Google

1528  Philips of Cleve, ruler of Ravenstein, dies on January - 28.  Click To Search About This In Google

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