Historical Events Happened In January - 28
Wednesday, 26 November 2014
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 Alfonso Marsh, composer on this day in history.
1645 On this day in history gottfried Vopelius, composer
1687 On January - 28 johannes Hevelius, astronomer (star cataloger), dies on 76th birthday
1688 Jan Maurits Quinkhard, Dutch portrait painter on this day in history.
1689 On January - 28 english parliament ends king Charles II reign
1691 On this day in history johann Balthasar Konig, composer
1693 Anna "Ivanovna", tsarina of Russia (1730-40) (2/7 NS) on this day in history.
1697 On this day in history john Fenwick, English conspirator
1702 On this day in history hermanus Noordkerk, Dutch lawyer
1706 On January - 28 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 On this day in history johann Ernst Bach, composer
1724 On this day in history 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.
1725 Peter I "the Great" Romanov, czar of Russia, dies at 52 [NS=Feb 8] on this day in history.
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 this day in history.
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 January - 28 frederick VI, Danish king (1808-39); lost Norway to Sweden (1814)
1768 John Wainwright, composer, dies at 44 on this day in history.
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 On January - 28 philadelphia's Free Africa Society organizes
1788 On January - 28 lord Gordon found guilty of libel of queen of France
1788 On January - 28 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 On January - 28 london's Pall Mall is 1st street lit by gaslight
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.