Historical Events Happened In January - 28
Wednesday, 10 February 2016
1621 Paulus V, [Camillo Borghese], 233rd pope (1605-21), dies at 68 on this day in history.
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 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 January - 28.
1693 On this day in history anna "Ivanovna", tsarina of Russia (1730-40) (2/7 NS)
1697 John Fenwick, English conspirator on January - 28.
1702 On this day in history hermanus Noordkerk, Dutch lawyer
1706 John Baskerville, English printer (typeface inventor) on this day in history.
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 January - 28.
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 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 On January - 28 antonio Bartolomeo Bruni, composer
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 On this day in history john Wainwright, composer, dies at 44
1775 Peter the Great, Russia on January - 28.
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 Captain Arthur Phillip forms English colony at Botany Bay, Sydney on January - 28.
1807 On this day in history london's Pall Mall is first street lit by gaslight
1807 On January - 28 london's Pall Mall is 1st street lit by gaslight
1810 On this day in history 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.