Historical Events Happened In January - 28
Friday, 28 August 2015
1621 On January - 28 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 On January - 28 alfonso Marsh, composer
1645 Gottfried Vopelius, composer on this day in history.
1687 Johannes Hevelius, astronomer (star cataloger), dies on 76th birthday on January - 28.
1688 On this day in history 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 Anna "Ivanovna", tsarina of Russia (1730-40) (2/7 NS) on January - 28.
1697 On January - 28 john Fenwick, English conspirator
1702 On January - 28 hermanus Noordkerk, Dutch lawyer
1706 On January - 28 john Baskerville, English printer (typeface inventor)
1714 Jean-Baptiste Pigalle, French sculptor (Child with Pigeon) on January - 28.
1717 On January - 28 mustapha III, Sultan of Turkey (1757-74)
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 this day in history.
1725 On January - 28 peter I "the Great" Romanov, czar of Russia, dies at 52 [NS=Feb 8]
1754 On January - 28 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 January - 28.
1756 On January - 28 hans Adolf Friedrich von Eschstruth, composer
1757 On this day in history antonio Bartolomeo Bruni, composer
1760 Pownal, Vermont created by Benning Wentworth as one of the New Hampshire Grants on this day in history.
1768 On this day in history frederick VI, Danish king (1808-39); lost Norway to Sweden (1814)
1768 John Wainwright, composer, dies at 44 on January - 28.
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 Lord Gordon found guilty of libel of queen of France on this day in history.
1788 Captain Arthur Phillip forms English colony at Botany Bay, Sydney on this day in history.
1807 London's Pall Mall is first street lit by gaslight on January - 28.
1807 On this day in history london's Pall Mall is 1st street lit by gaslight
1810 Andrew Hofer, Tyrolian rebel against French & Bavarians, shot dead on January - 28.
1813 Pride and Prejudice is first published in the United Kingdom on January - 28.