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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.  

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Famous Birthdays In January - 28

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1225  On January - 28 birth of saint Thomas Aquinas (d. 1274)  

1312  Queen Joan II of Navarre (d. 1349) was born on this day in history.  

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

1540  Ludolph van Ceulen, German mathematician (d. 1610) was born on January - 28.  

1578  On this day in history birth of cornelis Haga, Dutch lawyer/ambassador to Constantinople (1611-39)  

1582  John Barclay, Scottish satirist/poet (Euphormio's Satyricon) was born on this day in history.  

1600  On January - 28 birth of clement IX, [Giulio Rospigliosi], Pistoia, Italy, 238th pope (1667-69)  

1608  On January - 28 birth of giovanni Alfonso Borelli, Naples, mathematician/astronomer  

Famous Deaths In January - 28

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0814  On January - 28 charlemagne, German emperor/Roman Emperor (800-814), dies at 71  

1061  On January - 28 death of duke Spytihněv II of Bohemia (b. 1031)  

1119  On January - 28 gelasius II, [Giovannis Caetani], pope (1118-19), dies  

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

1271  On this day in history death of isabella of Aragon, queen of Philip III of France (b. 1247)  

1393  On this day in history death of earl of Joigny, burned at royal ball  

1443  On this day in history death of robert le Maçon, Chancellor of France  

1528  On this day in history philips of Cleve, ruler of Ravenstein, dies  

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