Historical Events Happened In January - 28
Sunday, 29 May 2016
1621 On this day in history paulus V, [Camillo Borghese], 233rd pope (1605-21), dies at 68
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 this day in history 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 English parliament ends king Charles II reign on this day in history.
1691 On January - 28 johann Balthasar Konig, composer
1693 On January - 28 anna "Ivanovna", tsarina of Russia (1730-40) (2/7 NS)
1697 John Fenwick, English conspirator on this day in history.
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 January - 28.
1722 Johann Ernst Bach, composer on January - 28.
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 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 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 On this day in history frederick VI, Danish king (1808-39); lost Norway to Sweden (1814)
1768 On January - 28 john Wainwright, composer, dies at 44
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 this day in history.
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 On this day in history captain Arthur Phillip forms English colony at Botany Bay, Sydney
1807 London's Pall Mall is first street lit by gaslight on January - 28.
1807 London's Pall Mall is 1st street lit by gaslight on this day in history.
1810 On January - 28 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.