Historical Events In October - 28
Sunday, 15 July 2018
0306 On October - 28 mark Aurelius Valerius Maxentius proclaimed emperor of Rome
0312 Emperor Constantine the Great beats rivaal Maxentius on October - 28.
0900 On this day in history alfred the Great, English monarch, dies
0969 Antioch falls to Byzantine forces after a long siege, ending 300 years of Arab rule in the Syrian city on this day in history.
0969 On this day in history byzantines troops occupy Antioch Syria
1017 On October - 28 henry III, Roman Catholic German emperor (1046-56)
1061 Emperor disposes of bishop Cadalus & Pope Honorius II on this day in history.
1138 Boleslaw III Kryzwousty, [scheefmond], duke of Poland, dies on this day in history.
1312 Elisabeth of Tirol, German queen on this day in history.
1348 On this day in history third wave of the Great plague hits the Old World
1422 Charles V's son succeeds him as king Charles VII of France on October - 28.
1467 Battle at Brustem: Charles the Stoute beats the Luikenaars on October - 28.
1492 On October - 28 christopher Columbus discovers Cuba
1510 On October - 28 francisco Borgia, great grandson of pope Alexander VI/theologist/saint
1516 On this day in history battle of Yaunis Khan: Turkish forces under the Grand Vizier Sinan Pasha defeat the Mameluks near Gaza.
1520 Pier Gerlofs Donia, Frisian pirate and freedom fighter on October - 28.
1531 Battle of Amba Sel: Imam Ahmad ibn Ibrihim al-Ghazi again defeats the army of Lebna Dengel, Emperor of Ethiopia. The southern part of Ethiopia falls under Imam Ahmad's control on this day in history.
1538 On this day in history the first university in the New World, the Universidad Santo Tomás de Aquino, is established.
1574 On October - 28 prince Willem van Orange installs university
1585 Cornelius Otto Jansen, France, Roman Catholic reform leader on this day in history.
1595 On this day in history battle at Giurgevo: Zsigmond Bathory of Transylvania beats Turks
1612 On October - 28 robert Dowland appointed court luitist of King James I
1627 Djehangir/Jahangir, great mogol of India, dies on October - 28.
1628 On this day in history hugenot bulwark La Rochelle surrenders to Cardinal Richelieu
1636 On this day in history americas oldest university,'Havard', founded
1636 On this day in history harvard University (Cambridge Mass) founded
1637 Foppe van Aitzema, diplomat, dies at about 57 on October - 28.
1646 1st Protestant church assembly for indians (Massachusetts) on October - 28.
1664 On October - 28 the Duke of York and Albany's Maritime Regiment of Foot, later to be known as the Royal Marines, is established.
1683 Harvard College is founded in Massachusetts on October - 28.
1689 On this day in history michel Mathieu, composer
1703 John Wallis, English mathematician/cryptographer (wig of W), dies on this day in history.
1704 John Locke, English philosopher (2 treatises of govt), dies at 72 on October - 28.
1726 Gulliver's Travels is published on this day in history.