Historical Events Happened In January - 28
Saturday, 22 October 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 this day in history alfonso Marsh, composer
1645 Gottfried Vopelius, composer on this day in history.
1687 On this day in history johannes Hevelius, astronomer (star cataloger), dies on 76th birthday
1688 Jan Maurits Quinkhard, Dutch portrait painter on January - 28.
1689 On this day in history english parliament ends king Charles II reign
1691 Johann Balthasar Konig, composer on this day in history.
1693 On January - 28 anna "Ivanovna", tsarina of Russia (1730-40) (2/7 NS)
1697 On January - 28 john Fenwick, English conspirator
1702 Hermanus Noordkerk, Dutch lawyer on this day in history.
1706 On this day in history john Baskerville, English printer (typeface inventor)
1714 On January - 28 jean-Baptiste Pigalle, French sculptor (Child with Pigeon)
1717 On January - 28 mustapha III, Sultan of Turkey (1757-74)
1722 Johann Ernst Bach, composer on this day in history.
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 Peter I "the Great" Romanov, czar of Russia, dies at 52 [NS=Feb 8] on January - 28.
1754 On January - 28 horace Walpole, in a letter to Horace Mann, coins the word serendipity
1754 On this day in history ludvig Holberg, Danish lawyer/writer (Hendrig og Pernille), dies at 69
1756 Hans Adolf Friedrich von Eschstruth, composer on this day in history.
1757 Antonio Bartolomeo Bruni, composer on January - 28.
1760 Pownal, Vermont created by Benning Wentworth as one of the New Hampshire Grants on January - 28.
1768 Frederick VI, Danish king (1808-39); lost Norway to Sweden (1814) on January - 28.
1768 John Wainwright, composer, dies at 44 on this day in history.
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 Philadelphia's Free Africa Society organizes on this day in history.
1788 On this day in history 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 January - 28 london's Pall Mall is first street lit by gaslight
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 this day in history.
1813 Pride and Prejudice is first published in the United Kingdom on January - 28.