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Historical Events In April - 28

Friday, 18 September 2020

0357  On this day in history emperor Constantius II visits Rome  

0585  On this day in history war between Lydia & Media ended by solar eclipse  

1089  On this day in history dirk de Grote, bishop of Verdun/Basel/archbishop of Trier, dies  

1109  On April - 28 hugo van Cluny, 6th abbott of Cluny/saint, dies  

1192  Assassination of Conrad of Montferrat (Conrad I), King of Jerusalem, in Tyre, two days after his title to the throne is confirmed by election. The killing is carried out by Hashshashin on April - 28.  

1202  On April - 28 king Philip II throws out John without Country, from France  

1253  -May 7th) Utrecht destroyed by fire on this day in history.  

1376  On this day in history english parliament demands supervision on royal outlay  

1442  On this day in history the birth of Edward IV, english king  

1442  Edward IV, King of England (1461-70, 71-83) on this day in history.  

1498  On this day in history henry Percy, 4th Earl of Northumberland, English politician  

1503  Battle at Cerignalo: Spanish army under G Cordoba beats France on April - 28.  

1521  Treaty of Worms: Emperor Charles names his brother Ferdinand Arch duke of Neth-Austria on this day in history.  

1550  On April - 28 powers of Dutch inquisition extends  

1592  On this day in history george Villiers, 1st duke of Buckingham/English admiral  

1611  On this day in history establishment of the Pontifical and Royal University of Santo Tomas, The Catholic University of the Philippines, the oldest existing university in Asia and the largest Catholic university in the world.  

1635  On April - 28 virginia Gov John Harvey accused of treason & removed from office  

1655  English admiral Blake beats Tunen pirate fleet on this day in history.  

1686  On this day in history the first volume of Isaac Newton's "Principia" published  

1686  1st volume of Isaac Newton's "Principia" published on this day in history.  

1710  On April - 28 thomas Betterton, English actor  

1715  Franz Sparry, composer on April - 28.  

1748  On April - 28 lorenz Justinian Ott, composer  

1750  On this day in history paul Ignaz Kurzinger, composer  

1753  On April - 28 franz K Achard, German physicist  

1757  On this day in history claus Nielsen Schali, composer  

1758  The birth of James Monroe, American president on April - 28.  

1758  On this day in history james Monroe, Westmoreland Va, (D-R) 5th pres (1817-25)  

1770  On April - 28 capt James Cook in Endeavor lands at Botany Bay in Australia  

1770  On this day in history nikita P Panin, Russian diplomat/minister of Foreign affairs  

1770  On this day in history marie AC de Camargo, Spanish/Italian/Belgian dancer, dies at 60  

1774  Francis Baily, describer of "Baily's Beads" during solar eclipse on this day in history.  

1788  Maryland becomes the 7th state to ratify the constitution on April - 28.  

1788  On April - 28 maryland was one of the first of the United States of America, entering the Union as number seven on this day  

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Famous Birthdays In April - 28

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1442  On this day in history birth of edward IV, King of England (1461-70, 71-83)  

1545  Yi Sun-sin, Korean admiral (d. 1598) was born on this day in history.  

1592  George Villiers, 1st duke of Buckingham/English admiral was born on April - 28.  

1630  Charles Cotton, English poet (d. 1687) was born on this day in history.  

1686  On April - 28 birth of michael Brokoff, Czech sculptor (d. 1721)  

1715  On April - 28 birth of franz Sparry, composer  

1748  On April - 28 birth of lorenz Justinian Ott, composer  

1750  Paul Ignaz Kurzinger, composer was born on this day in history.  

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Famous Deaths In April - 28

Famous People Died On This Day In History

1089  On April - 28 dirk de Grote, bishop of Verdun/Basel/archbishop of Trier, dies  

1109  On this day in history hugo van Cluny, 6th abbott of Cluny/saint, dies  

1192  On April - 28 death of conrad of Montferrat (Conrad I), King of Jerusalem (b. mid 1140s)  

1498  Death of Henry Percy, 4th Earl of Northumberland, English politician on April - 28.  

1533  On this day in history death of nicholas West, English bishop and diplomat (b. 1461)  

1710  Death of Thomas Betterton, English actor on April - 28.  

1716  Death of Louis de Montfort, French catholic priest (b. 1673) on April - 28.  

1726  On April - 28 death of thomas Pitt, British Governor of Madras (b. 1653)  

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